antioxidants

Bile pigment could stave off cancer, heart disease


June 26th, 2012 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 26 (IANS) Bilirubin, a pigment found in bile, boosts the presence of antioxidants in the blood which could help stave off cancer and cardiovascular disease, potentially opening ... Read more...

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New drugs to kill cancers minus side-effects


May 21st, 2012 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, May 21 (IANS) A new class of drugs which kills cancers but causes minimal side-effects is being developed by researchers. "These new agents attack a fundamental characteristic of cancer ... Read more...

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Vanessa Minnillo keeps check on cravings


April 24th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 24 (IANS) Actress Vanessa Minnillo says she is keeping her pregnancy cravings in check because she wants to eat healthy for her baby.The 31-year-old is expecting her ... Read more...

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Berries cut Parkinson’s risk by 40 percent


April 5th, 2012 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) Eating strawberries, blueberries, blackcurrants and blackberries could help protect against Parkinson's disease in men, researchers say.Men who ate the fruits along with other foods rich in ... Read more...

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You can spice up meals with real vitamins, nutrients


March 27th, 2012 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 27 (IANS) You can now spice up meals with real nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants to derive direct health benefits, thanks to a new method.Srinivas Janaswamy's method involves creating ... Read more...

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Popcorn richer in antioxidants than many fruits


March 27th, 2012 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
London, March 26 (IANS) Surprisingly, a popular snack like popcorn has plenty of eye popping goodness too -- it has nearly twice as much of antiodixants as many fruits and ... Read more...

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Diet patterns may keep brain from shrinking


December 29th, 2011 - 7:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 29 (IANS) People whose diets are rich in vitamins and omega 3 fatty acids are less likely to have brain shrinkage associated with Alzheimer's disease, say experts.Those whose ... Read more...

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Vegetables, grain cut stroke risk in women


December 4th, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 4 (IANS) Women eating an antioxidant-rich diet suffered fewer strokes independently of whether they had past history of cardiovascular disease or not, a new study reveals. "Eating antioxidant-rich ... Read more...

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Pomegranate perks up sex life, fights heart disease


November 11th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Pomengranate is virtually nature's elixir that can help stave off heart disease, relieve stress and perk up your sex life.A two million pounds study has found ... Read more...

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Glass of fruit juice carries cancer risk


September 26th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 26 (IANS) Beware of the hidden danger lurking in a seemingly healthy glass of fresh fruit juice -- the sugar content could actually increase chances of cancer. Australian ... Read more...

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Spices stave off negative effects of fatty meals


August 11th, 2011 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 11 (IANS) Spices like turmeric and cinnamon are what you need to stave off the negative effects of a fat rich meal.Researchers found that meals rich in these ... Read more...

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Coffee lowers risk of prostate cancer: Study


May 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 21 (IANS) Men who are heavy coffee drinkers are at lower risk for prostate cancer, says a study.The researchers found that those who consumed six or more ... Read more...

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Caffeine’s antioxidant effects can protect Alzheimer’s, heart disease


May 5th, 2011 - 12:50 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 5 (ANI): A team of researchers has found evidence suggesting that coffee is one of the richest sources of healthful antioxidants in the average person's diet - protecting against conditions ... Read more...

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Tropical blueberry is the ultimate super fruit


April 28th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): A new study has suggested that some of the blueberries that grow wild in Mexico, Central and South America are extreme super fruits, and could provide the most ... Read more...

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Eating ‘handful’ of walnuts best bet for healthy heart


March 28th, 2011 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
March 28 (ANI): A new study has suggested that walnuts have a combination of more healthful antioxidants and higher quality antioxidants than any other nut.It positioned walnuts in the No. 1 slot ... Read more...

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Drink tea without milk to lose flab


March 28th, 2011 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 28 (ANI): Previous research has shown that tea contains high levels of compounds that combat the absorption of fat.However, a new research led by an Indian scientist has found that ... Read more...

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Taking antioxidants during pregnancy ‘prevents obesity in kids’


March 15th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 15 (ANI): Women who take antioxidants before and during their pregnancies may be protecting their offspring against obesity and diabetes, according to a new study on animals.Noting that a high-fat, ... Read more...

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Antioxidant in apple extends lifespan


March 3rd, 2011 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 3 (IANS) Apples contain an antioxidant, nutrients which slowdown process of ageing and some ailments, that extends average lifespan by 10 percent, a study says.The results, obtained with ... Read more...

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Eating apples could extend lifespan by 10pc: Study


March 3rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 3 (ANI): 'An apple a day keeps the doctor away' is an old proverb.Now, researchers from the Chinese University of Hong Kong have reported the first evidence that the antioxidants ... Read more...

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Organic fruit and veggies ‘are less nutritious and do not taste better’


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 23 (ANI): Those who have been spending money on organic fruit and vegetables are in for a shock.A new study has revealed that organic fruit and vegetables are less nutritious ... Read more...

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Curry ‘could provide a cure for the common cold’


January 20th, 2011 - 12:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 20 (ANI): An ingredient often used to make curry may be the key to fending off the cold virus.For centuries, mothers have used fenugreek, which is rich in antioxidants, to ... Read more...

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Eating plenty of vegetables is key to a glowing skin


January 12th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 12 (IANS) Eating plenty of fruits and vegetables is the best way to have a healthy, glowing skin.Ian Stephen from the University of Bristol, who led the research, said: "Most ... Read more...

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Health benefits of organic onions, carrots overestimated: Study


January 6th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 6 (ANI): Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, say scientists.In ... Read more...

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Eating orange is better than popping vitamin pills


December 22nd, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 22 (IANS) Eating an orange is much better for one's health than simply taking vitamin C pills. A host of antioxidants in orange work together to retard ageing and ... Read more...

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Why a whole orange is better for you


December 21st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 21 (ANI): Researchers at the Brigham Young University are squeezing all the healthy compounds out of oranges to find the right mixture responsible for their age-old health benefits.The popular ... Read more...

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Organic veggies don’t have healthy antioxidants


November 23rd, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, scientists have ... Read more...

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Pomegranate juice ‘can help combat kidney disease’


November 19th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 19 (ANI): A new research has suggested that pomegranate juice can help combat kidney disease.The super food has long been hailed for its health giving properties thanks to its high ... Read more...

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Dark chocolate can help lower high BP


November 12th, 2010 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 12 (ANI): Want to keep your blood pressure under control? Start eating dark chocolate, scientists say.It is already known that dark chocolate contains high levels of antioxidants that are thought ... Read more...

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Unsweetened chocolate protects heart by tackling high BP


November 12th, 2010 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 12 (IANS) Cocoa can bring down blood pressure (BP) by inhibiting an enzyme that pushes it upwards - hence protecting the heart.In fact, it was as effective as BP drugs ... Read more...

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Organic onions, carrots ‘do not have higher levels of healthy antioxidants’


November 4th, 2010 - 1:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 04 (ANI): Organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides, scientists have ... Read more...

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Secrets behind what makes people attractive revealed


October 25th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 25 (ANI): A study into why some people are more attractive than others has found that it may all be due to oxidative stress and antioxidants.Psychologists have discovered that men ... Read more...

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‘Olive oil increases life expectancy’


October 16th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 16 (IANS) Olive oil helps prevent cancer and increases life expectancy, an official of the Indian Olive Association (IOA) said Saturday, predicting that olive oil consumption in India would ... Read more...

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Vitamin supplements ‘up skin cancer risk’


September 28th, 2010 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 28 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that millions of people who take daily vitamin pills could be putting themselves at risk of the deadliest form of skin cancer.Research has revealed that ... Read more...

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Chocolate eaters ‘less likely to have heart disease’


September 23rd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 23 (ANI): Good news for chocoholics: A new US study has shown that people who ate chocolate more than five times a week were 57 per cent less likely to ... Read more...

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‘Healthful’ plant-based antioxidants ‘may cause cancer in some’


September 9th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 9 (ANI): A lot of studies have highlighted the health properties of plant-based antioxidants, but a new study claims that some of these natural substances might aggravate or even cause ... Read more...

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