Latest Phytochemicals Stories

2010-08-25 18:54:49

Scientists are treating potatoes with ultrasound and electric current to increase their antioxidant content.

2010-08-24 07:55:00

Think swigging back a bottle of iced tea will provide the same health benefits as a cup of green tea? Think again.

2010-08-04 10:39:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill featured a heart-healthy chocolate beverage prototype containing CoroWise(TM) plant sterols at the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT) Food Expo in Chicago earlier this month.

2010-07-19 11:12:00

HAYWARD, Calif., July 19 /PRNewswire/ -- (IFT BOOTH #5383) - CreAgri, Inc.® (www.creagri.com), a world leader in providing the highest quality polyphenol antioxidants from organic olives, announced today that a new hydroxytyrosol formulation was introduced along with the company's expanded, highly credentialed executive team at the Institute of Food Technologists' Annual Meeting & Food Expo in Chicago, July 17-20, 2010.

2010-07-01 13:47:57

New research in the FASEB Journal suggests that the polyphenols in virgin olive oil modify the expression of atherosclerosis-related genes, leading to health benefits.

2010-06-11 01:07:39

New report in the FASEB Journal suggests that disrupting a particular cellular signaling pathway could stop or slow the initiation, promotion, and progression of prostate cancer.

2010-04-29 09:28:32

Pre-treatment with curcumin, a component of the spice turmeric, makes ovarian cancer cells more vulnerable to chemotherapy and radiotherapy.

2010-03-26 13:19:12

A new study from Iowa State University's Nutrition and Wellness Research Center (NWRC) may give men a way to combat high cholesterol without drugs -- if they don't mind sprinkling some flaxseed into their daily diet.

2010-02-17 09:00:00


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