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Latest Tomato products and human health Stories

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2008-04-29 14:00:00

British researchers report that tomatoes may protect skin from harmful UV rays that can lead to premature ageing and skin cancer.

2006-06-21 10:25:00

Replacing regular salt with a potassium-fortified alternative may help lower older adults' risk of dying from cardiovascular disease, new research suggests.

2006-06-19 07:25:00

A healthy dose of vegetables every day may help keep the heart arteries clear, a study in mice suggests. Researchers found that lab mice given a diet full of broccoli, carrots, green beans, corn and peas developed far less artery narrowing than those reared on a veggie-free diet.

2006-03-17 12:20:00

Women who eat plenty of tomatoes, carrots and leafy greens appear less likely to have asthma, researchers have found

2006-02-14 16:44:28

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A high intake of vitamin E, beta-carotene, and vitamin C does not prevent prostate cancer, results of a large study suggest.

2006-01-26 19:03:19

By Patricia Reaney LONDON (Reuters) - Eating more than the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day can further reduce the odds of suffering a stroke, researchers said on Friday.

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2005-12-26 08:30:00

A diet that includes diverse sources of fiber may help prevent several major risk factors for heart disease, a study of French adults suggests.

2005-09-20 16:55:00

High intake of beta-carotene seems to decrease the risk of tobacco-related cancers among people who've never smoked, but to increase the risk among current or past smokers, new research suggests. Although the findings are based on a study of women, the researchers believe that similar results would be obtained in men.

2005-07-05 01:20:00

A major study that includes nearly 40,000 healthy women found no benefit on preventing cancer from taking low-dose aspirin, or benefit on preventing cancer or cardiovascular disease from taking vitamin E, according to two articles in the July 6 issue of JAMA.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.