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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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Drinking tea cuts blood pressure


January 28th, 2012 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 28 (IANS) Drinking up to eight cups of tea a day lowers blood pressure and could prevent heart disease, Australian scientists have found.Researchers at the University of Western ... Read more...

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How chocolates protect against heart disease


February 8th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): With Valentine's day round the corner, it's that time of the year when chocolate-giving and chocolate-taking is at its peak, and scientists have shed light on how this ... Read more...

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Tea, coffee & chocolate milk- best healthy beverages!


January 14th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 14 (ANI): A new research has described old-school beverages-tea, coffee and low fat or chocolate milk-as the best elixirs for nutrition, health and workout recovery.Research indicates that tea strengthens the ... 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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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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A glass of red wine a day ‘can treat diabetes’


November 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 22 (ANI): Research has found that drinking a small glass of red wine every day can help treat diabetes.Potent "super-food" compounds found in the wine can work as well as ... Read more...

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Could red wine treat diabetes?


November 20th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A new study has revealed that red wine is packed with anti-diabetic compounds - so does that mean it could be a potential source of treatment?Alois Jungbauer and ... 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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Can dark chocolate control diabetics’ cholesterol levels?


October 18th, 2010 - 3:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 18 (ANI): One of the ingredients of dark chocolate may help diabetics control high cholesterol levels, it has been claimed.The Hull University study has suggested that chocolate with high levels ... Read more...

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Bottled tea contains fewer polyphenols than brewed tea


August 23rd, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 23 (ANI): When you buy a can of bottled tea, are you assured of getting what you have paid for? Well, you might be wrong, as a recent study has ... Read more...

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How red wine and green tea can prevent prostate cancer growth


June 10th, 2010 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 10 (ANI): Polyphenols, present in red wine and green tea inhibit cancer growth- a discovery that could lead to a major advance in the treatment of prostate cancer.Researchers have explained ... Read more...

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Baked rhubarb could help battle cancer


February 12th, 2010 - 11:05 am ICT by ANI
London, Feb 12 (ANI): Rhubarb could hold the key to battling cancer, believe scientists at Sheffield Hallam University.In the study, scientists found that when baked for 20 minutes, the plant released high ... Read more...

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Blueberries keep intestinal inflammations at bay


February 9th, 2010 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) Blueberries, rich in anti-oxidants and vitamins, can alleviate and protect against intestinal inflammations, a new study says. The protective effect is even better if the blueberries are eaten ... Read more...

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Daily dose of blueberries may guarantee improved memory


January 30th, 2010 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 30 (ANI): A daily dose of blueberries could be the perfect way to ease the memory lapses and brain slips that typically accompany old age.In a small study, older adults ... Read more...

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Champagne is good for the heart


December 13th, 2009 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 13 (ANI): A glass or two of champagne is good for heart and blood circulation, say researchers.According to Reading University researchers, the fizz made with black grapes has the potential ... Read more...

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Grape juice ‘reduces memory loss’


December 9th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 9 (ANI): Grape juice can decrease or even reverse memory loss, concludes a new study.To reach the conclusion, researchers from the University of Cincinnati's psychiatry department analyzed 12 people with ... 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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Green tea may help fight oral cancer


November 6th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Green tea extract has been found effective in preventing oral cancer, say researchers at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Centre.Green tea is rich in polyphenols, ... Read more...

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Wine powder to be used in yoghurt, chocolates, creams


September 18th, 2009 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 18 (ANI): By-products of red wine production could now be turned into a powder for use in everything from yoghurt and chocolates to creams and face masks, thanks to a ... Read more...

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An apple a day may actually keep the doctor away


August 31st, 2009 - 5:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 31 (ANI): Having an apple every day is even more important for a healthy diet than previously thought, suggests a new study.Researchers at the Institute of Food Research in Norwich ... Read more...

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How to boost Alzheimer’s-fighting compounds’ value


August 18th, 2009 - 2:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): A team of researchers from Purdue University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine have shown that some of the polyphenols found in red wine, thought to help prevent ... Read more...

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Now, bake chocolates without losing cocoa flavanols


August 14th, 2009 - 12:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 14 (ANI): Scientists from The Hershey Company and Brunswick Laboratories (Norton, MA) have shown that it is possible to preserve almost 85 percent of cocoa flavanols while baking a cake.The ... Read more...

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French chef debuts ‘world’s first entirely synthetic gourmet dish’


April 20th, 2009 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 20 (ANI): Popular French chef Pierre Gagnaire has created what he claims to be the world's first entirely synthetic gourmet dish.The dish-a starter of jelly balls in apple and lemon ... Read more...

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Chocolate, tea, coffee and cranberries are the key to longevity


October 19th, 2008 - 12:24 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 19 (ANI): Forget sweating it out on the treadmill or long walks, for a leading nutritional scientist has found the secret to a long and healthy life, and it ... Read more...

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Apples, apple juice may help keep colon cancer at bay


March 27th, 2008 - 11:16 am ICT by admin
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): Listening to your mother and eating an apple a day to keep the doctor away seems to be a really good idea, for a new study has ... Read more...

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Natural compounds in red wine, fruits and vegetables may axe unhealthy effects of fatty foods


January 2nd, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, January 2 (ANI): Israeli researchers have found that natural compounds in red wine, fruits, and vegetables may help counter unhealthy effects of high-fat foods.Writing about their findings in The FASEB ... Read more...

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Grape juice may prevent onset of Alzheimer’s


November 14th, 2007 - 8:37 am ICT by admin
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Red wine, fruits and veggies reduce cancer, heart disease risk depending on dose


November 14th, 2007 - 8:10 am ICT by admin
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Ancient Argentinean herbal tea may help boost good cholesterol levels


November 14th, 2007 - 2:44 am ICT by admin
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Gene that prevents cholesterol build-up identified


November 14th, 2007 - 2:06 am ICT by admin
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