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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...

2012-04-05 09:37:52

An expert panel at the Institute of Food Technologists' Wellness 12 meeting urged the food industry to find simple yet powerful language to tell consumers about the many benefits of a diet rich in phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are plant-based components that are thought to promote health, such as beta carotene and lycopene. They are typically found in fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes, nuts and teas. During Wednesday's discussion, the panelists noted that phytonutrients are very...

Heart Healthy Broccoli Developed In UK
2011-10-26 10:23:17

Shoppers looking for heart-healthy vegetables are now able to choose a new variety of broccoli with increased levels of a key phytonutrient. The new broccoli, which will be known as Beneforté, was developed from publicly-funded research at two of the UK´s world-leading biological research institutes, the Institute of Food Research (IFR) and the John Innes Centre. Scientists at the two institutes are working to develop our understanding of what it is about broccoli that...

2011-10-11 18:02:23

New research has found that if you want some of the many health benefits associated with eating broccoli or other cruciferous vegetables, you need to eat the real thing — a key phytochemical in these vegetables is poorly absorbed and of far less value if taken as a supplement. The study, published by scientists in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, is one of the first of its type to determine whether some of the healthy compounds found in cruciferous vegetables...

2011-06-21 06:12:00

International Conference to Feature Latest International Research on Berries and Human Health Four Seasons Hotel, West Lake Village, California June 27-29, 2011 WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Berry Crops Initiative today announced the 4th Biennial Berry Health Benefits Symposium that will highlight international research that builds on the growing body of scientific knowledge that demonstrates the profound effect that berries have on...

2011-06-09 15:07:10

Sulforaphane, one of the primary phytochemicals in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables that helps them prevent cancer, has been shown for the first time to selectively target and kill cancer cells while leaving normal prostate cells healthy and unaffected. The findings, made by scientists in the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University, are another important step forward for the potential use of sulforaphone in cancer prevention and treatment. Clinical prevention trials are...

2011-04-13 21:45:55

New research supported by Nutrilite Health Institute shows older compared to younger adults have up to 80 percent higher intakes of select phytonutrients Although only one in 10 American adults eats enough fruits and vegetables, new research being presented at the Experimental Biology meeting this week in Washington, D.C., finds older adults are consuming higher levels of carotenoids, flavonoids and other phytonutrients found in fruits and vegetables that are thought to support healthy aging....


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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