journal of the science of food and agriculture

Silicon in beer may prevent osteoporosis


February 8th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 8 (IANS) Beer is a significant source of dietary silicon, a key ingredient for increasing bone mineral density, and hence a moderate consumption may help fight osteoporosis. Food science and ... Read more...

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It’s official: Beer is good for your bones


February 8th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 8 (ANI): Beer can help strengthen the bones and prevent fractures in old age, a new study has confirmed.Beer is a significant source of silicon, which is a key ingredient ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Beware of health risks of ‘green’ potatoes


July 26th, 2008 - 5:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 26 (IANS) Green potatoes potentially contain natural toxin glycoalkaloids that pose a public health risk, according to a study. But the good news is that the bad or green part ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Organic milk lowers heart disease and cancer risk


May 28th, 2008 - 1:25 pm ICT by admin
London, May 28 (ANI): Organic milk may cut the risk of developing heart disease and cancer as compared to the normal milk from dairy farms, according to a new study.The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Miracle leaves to help prevent liver damage


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:51 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (IANS) While sea buckthorn berries are known for cholesterol-busting properties, their leaves, rich in anti-oxidants, may help ward off liver disease, according to a new study. Native to mountainous ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Sea buckthorn leaves may help ward off liver disease


May 23rd, 2008 - 1:13 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 23 (ANI): Indian scientists have found that leaves of sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) berries can help protect against liver disease.Sea buckthorn is well known for its cholesterol busting properties, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Oregano oil as effective as synthetic insecticides to combat common beetle pest


May 22nd, 2008 - 4:49 pm ICT by admin
Washington, May 22 (ANI): A new study from National Polytechnic in Algeria has found that Oregano oil can be as effective as synthetic insecticides to combat infestation by a common beetle ... Read more...

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Humble button mushroom as rich in anti-oxidants as its expensive cousins


February 7th, 2008 - 4:42 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 7 (ANI): The little white button mushroom is as good a source of anti-oxidants as its more expensive cousins, a new study has found.The button mushroom is the most cultivated ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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