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Molasses extract helps in reducing obesity


July 12th, 2011 - 6:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, July 12 (IANS) Supplementing your diet with a molasses extract could help you shed weight or reduce obesity, say researchersThe study, conducted on mice by Richard Weisinger at the ... Read more...

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Tomatoes can save you from high cholesterol


May 19th, 2011 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 19 (IANS) Want to be free of high cholesterol and blood pressure (BP)? Tomatoes can be a way out for you!Tomatoes may be an effective alternative to drugs ... Read more...

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Antioxidant protein promotes clogging of arteries, says study


January 11th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 11 (ANI): Physicians could soon find clues to why some antioxidant therapies are not yielding the desired results.Researchers of the University of California - Los Angeles have recently discovered that ... Read more...

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Vegetable intake linked to decreased breast cancer risk


October 13th, 2010 - 1:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 13 (ANI): Scientists have found that women with high vegetable intake are less likely to develop estrogen receptor-negative breast cancer than women with low vegetable intake.Investigators of the Boston University ... Read more...

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Healthy Purple potatoes developed


October 6th, 2010 - 9:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New purple potatoes are present all over in UK super markets. The purple potato growers claim that these potatoes are much healthier than white the potatoes.The purple potatoes contain antioxidant, anthocyanins, which ... Read more...

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Selenium intake linked to decreased risk of bladder cancer


September 1st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 1 (ANI): Increasing selenium intake may decrease the risk of bladder cancer, according to a new study.Selenium is an essential micronutrient that is incorporated into about 25 proteins, called selenoproteins. ... Read more...

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Sunscreens containing vitamin A do not cause skin cancer: Study


August 11th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 11 (ANI): There is no evidence that the inclusion of retinyl palmitate (vitamin A) in sunscreens can cause cancer in humans, according to a new study."Earlier this year, the Environmental ... Read more...

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Cheers! Drinking red wine ‘can help you live longer’


July 31st, 2010 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Drinking red wine can help people live a longer and healthier life, according to a new study.The study showed that a popular plant extract, found in the skin ... Read more...

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Cheers! Red wine can suppress inflammation in humans


July 30th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, July 30 (ANI): A popular plant extract, called resveratrol, can suppress inflammation in humans, according to a new study.The extract is already known to prolong life in yeast and ... Read more...

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Anti-ageing supplements can retard old age


May 25th, 2010 - 4:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 25 (IANS) Anti-ageing supplements can retard old age, says a new study. It appears that such so-called neutraceuticals should be taken before very old age for benefits such as improvement in ... Read more...

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Anti-aging pills should be taken before old age for benefits


May 25th, 2010 - 12:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Anti-aging supplements should be taken before old age for benefits, researchers at the University of Florida's Institute on Aging claim.The experts opine that neutraceuticals- supplements made up ... Read more...

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Cure asthma by eating Blackcurrant’s: researchers


March 28th, 2010 - 4:22 am ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) Eating blackcurrant's may help asthma sufferers breathe more easily, according to a study by New Zealand company Plant and Food Research. The study, led by Dr Roger Hurst and ... Read more...

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Cloves the best natural antioxidants: Study


March 18th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 18 (IANS) Cloves are the best natural antioxidants, which are crucial in keeping food fresh, a new study says. Spanish researchers discovered the spice was the best antioxidant because of ... Read more...

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Avocados, almonds, strawberries, figs, seafood can boost your sex life


January 31st, 2010 - 3:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 31 (ANI): Health experts have recommended adding food such as avocados, almonds, strawberries and figs to daily diet to help enhance sexual function and experience.Health magazine Senior Editor Frances Largeman-Roth ... Read more...

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Natural compound may help treat hepatitis C infection


January 6th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): A naturally occurring compound has shown promise in blocking hepatitis C infection, say researchers.Quercetin is a plant-derived bioflavonoid, and is used by some people as a nutritional supplement. ... Read more...

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Daily coffee intake ‘cuts risk of diabetes, cancer and heart disease’


December 31st, 2009 - 2:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 31 (ANI): A daily cup of coffee can actually offer you a great deal of health benefits, according to experts.Primary care physician Dr. Alanna Levine revealed new research on ... Read more...

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Red wine ‘prevents tooth decay’


November 28th, 2009 - 11:47 am ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 28 (ANI): Drinking red wine in moderate amount helps to rinse teeth clean of bacteria during and after meals, says a new study.Earlier studies have linked moderate red wine intake ... Read more...

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Now, Lola chocolate that helps you stay slim!


November 17th, 2009 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): Good news for chocoholics trying hard to resist their favourite sweet treat: a chocolate that helps people slim has been invented.Called Lola, the chocolate contains chemicals that suppress ... Read more...

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Eight cups of tea a day can boost your heart and brain


November 7th, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 07 (ANI): Drinking eight cups of tea daily might sound a bit too much for some people, but health experts say the intake can help fight heart disease, improve brain ... Read more...

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Saffron-laced Indian cuisine can help fight eyesight loss


June 14th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 14 (ANI): Saffron, the spice which is commonly used in Indian, Spanish and Italian cuisine, could hold the secret to preventing eye sight loss in old age, says a new ... Read more...

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Scientists claim that Alkaline foods are beneficial


May 27th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by GD
One of the latest updates for the health and fitness conscious people is on the concept of alkaline food. Scientists are now saying that consuming alkaline food is beneficial for our body. ... Read more...

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Study validates gastric anti-ulcer properties of herb medicine Rocket ‘Eruca sativa’


May 8th, 2009 - 2:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 8 (ANI): A study conducted by Saudi Arabian researchers has confirmed that a herb called Rocket "Eruca sativa L." (EER), a member of the Brassicacae family, has potential anti-ulcer medicinal ... Read more...

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Colour of feathers more than skin deep


April 16th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 16 (IANS) Where do birds get their red feathers from? For instance, the red carotenoids that give the common crossbill its red colouration are produced in the liver, not the ... Read more...

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Vitamin E may help ease chronic inflammation


December 5th, 2008 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 5 (ANI): Experiments on mice conducted by researchers at the University of Illinois in America have shown that Vitamin E may be help ease chronic inflammation. Lead researcher Kimberly Huey, ... Read more...

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Anti-ageing creams dont work


December 1st, 2008 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): A new study, conducted by researchers at University College London, has revealed that diets and creams claiming their antioxidant properties could slow ageing, have little or no ... Read more...

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Goji berry can protect against skin cancer


November 18th, 2008 - 12:10 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 18 (ANI): A red-coloured tiny berry, which is known for its antioxidant qualities, can help protect against skin damage that leads to cancer, a new research has shown.According to ... Read more...

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Tomatoes can help treat endometriosis


November 12th, 2008 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): An antioxidant present in tomatoes can help treat common causes of abdominal pain such as internal scarring after surgery and endometriosis, a study has shown.Endometriosis is a ... Read more...

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Coffee roasted with sugar has higher antioxidant activity than natural roast


March 7th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Mar 7 (ANI): A University of Navarra biologist has cited that Torrefacto-roasted coffee, where coffee beans are roasted with sugar, has higher antioxidant properties than natural roast.Isabel Lopez Galilea, the ... Read more...

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Eating green leafy vegetables lowers cataract risk


January 15th, 2008 - 1:28 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Jan 15 (ANI): Women with high dietary intake of yellow or dark, leafy vegetables may have lower risk of developing cataracts.The compounds lutein and zeaxanthin as well as more vitamin E ... Read more...

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Green tea may help protect against Parkinson’s


December 14th, 2007 - 1:39 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Dec 14 (ANI): A new study has suggested that green tea may protect brain cells against Parkinson's disease.Chinese researchers examined the effects of green tea polyphenols, a group of naturally occurring ... Read more...

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Statins may keep old lungs young - even in smokers


November 14th, 2007 - 2:09 am ICT by admin
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