Latest Phytochemical Stories

2009-02-17 13:58:36

A U.S. researcher has confirmed that an apple a day -- plus other fruits and vegetable -- does indeed reduce a woman's risk of breast cancer.

2008-12-03 15:35:00

An anti-cancer compound found in broccoli and cabbage works by lowering the activity of an enzyme associated with rapidly advancing breast cancer, according to a University of California, Berkeley,

2008-10-27 09:00:41

CHICAGO, Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- New research published in the journal, Phytochemistry Letters, reveals raisins may benefit oral health because the fruit possesses antimicrobial phytochemicals that suppress growth of some oral bacteria associated with dental cavities and gum disease.

2008-10-04 18:00:18

WHILE every other day we seem to be bombarded with contradictory advice about what we should and shouldn't eat, one message has remained constant throughout - eat five portions of fruit and vegetables a day.

2008-07-05 00:00:03

By Chidanand Rajghatta WASHINGTON: It seems that watermelons don't just quench thirst, but also increase libido, says a new study. The fruit has some nourishing ingredients that affect the libido.

2008-05-29 14:55:40

MU researcher discovers why tomatoes are good for prevention and possible treatment

2007-10-01 12:00:38

BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Berkeley BioSciences, Inc., co-founded by Dr. Leonard Bjeldanes, Professor and former Chairman of the Department of Nutritional Sciences at UC Berkeley and Dr.

2007-08-02 06:15:00

Simplify your life-and boost your health-with these basic foods that really work You can nibble on goji berries, whip up noni juice smoothies and stock your shelves with antioxidants.

2007-06-12 21:00:09

USANA Health Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: USNA), announ

2005-03-23 08:03:36

A large glass of pomegranate juice a day may help keep the heart doctor away. Italian and American scientists report that pomegranate juice helped keep fatty deposits from collecting on artery walls in mice, and kept human heart cells healthier.

Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.