Latest Phytochemical Stories

2014-07-05 23:01:08

North America Phytochemicals & plant extracts (Nutraceuticals) Market constitutes 22.7% in the year 2013 of Global Nutraceutical market. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market/north-america-phytochemicals-plant-extracts-nutraceuticals-3626739616.html (PRWEB) July 05, 2014 The North American region is popular for its niche consumers, who have large amounts of disposable income due to a stable economic structure. However the population in North America faces problems such as cancer,...

2014-01-18 23:02:30

The new “Antioxidant Rich Foods” article on the website Vkool.com uncovers antioxidant-rich foods that are good for human health. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 The new “Antioxidant Rich Foods” report on the website Vkool.com delivers tips on how to make use of antioxidant-rich foods effectively. At the beginning of the article, the author indicates that berries are a great source of dietary fiber and antioxidants. “Blueberries include more antioxidants than any other...

2013-12-31 23:25:32

Providing tailored lipids and micronutrients essential to vibrant health, LipiLife marks a turning point in history in the way lipids are leveraged for life and health. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Asha Nutrition Sciences, Inc., creators of the revolutionary tailored lipids product line, LipiLife, announce the launch of pre-sales fundraising campaign on Indiegogo to promote LipiLife and the importance of lipids. Based on levels achieved, funds raised will be used for a...

Tomatoes In The Diet May Help Lower Risk Of Developing Breast Cancer
2013-12-19 08:34:04

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Post-menopausal women may find protection from breast cancer in a tomato-rich diet, according to a new study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). As their body mass index (BMI) climbs, the risk for breast cancer risk also rises in postmenopausal women. Eating a diet high in tomatoes, the researchers say, has a positive effect on the level of hormones that play a role in regulating fat and sugar...

Wild Blueberries Prevent Metabolic Syndrome
2013-11-06 11:14:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A bowl full of wild blueberries is not only a delicious treat, it can also protect the body against a whole host of metabolic problems if eaten daily, according to a new report in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. The study focused on how a long-term wild blueberry diet may help improve or prevent issues related to a condition dubbed metabolic syndrome. "The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a group of risk factors...

Benefits Of Blueberries Remain After Freezing Cooking
2013-07-03 08:34:35

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Thanks to widely reported health benefits of blueberries - including the potential to decrease cardiovascular risk factors, enhance insulin sensitivity, improve cognition and more - the little deep blue berries have never been more popular. A recent study led by the USDA/ARS Children's Nutrition Research Center at Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children's Hospital questioned what happens to the health benefits of blueberries after...

2013-01-29 23:00:27

Bioavailability of Whole Food Nutrient Capsules? Antioxidant Nutrients and Folate Increase In Blood with Juice PLUS+. This and many other health benefits have been Confirmed by Independent Research at Major Medical Centres and Universities Around the World. Regina, Canada (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 Evans Consulting Services made this statement today: There are thousands of nutritional supplements on the market. How does one choose? Pediatrician Dr. William Sears asks, "Does a nutrient get...

2012-07-19 23:00:32

New reference series, Food IS Medicine, by Brian Clement PhD, director of The Hippocrates Health Institute, highlights the most noteworthy and provocative studies among a wealth of scientific data that clearly demonstrates the most important ingested medicine comes from the food we consume. Summertown, TN (PRWEB) July 19, 2012 Hippocrates said it best: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” Food IS Medicine:The Scientific Evidence is the first of a three-volume...

Word of the Day
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'