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Vitamin C hastens brain tumour’s death


February 20th, 2012 - 2:38 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Feb 20 (IANS) Showering brain cancer cells with vitamin C softens them up for radiation therapy and hastens their death.Patries Herst from the University of Otago, with Melanie McConnell ... Read more...

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Orange juice served in Spanish bars contaminated: Study


December 27th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 27 (IANS) Forty-three percent of orange juice samples in Spain's bars and restaurants were found to have more bugs than acceptable levels, according to a new study.The study, ... 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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Organic food helps people live longer


May 21st, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 21 (IANS) Organic food could help extend the average lifespans by 25 days for men and 17 days for women, say experts.Going organic will also keep you healthier ... Read more...

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A diet change may bring relief in asthma and allergies


April 19th, 2011 - 2:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 19 (ANI): An alteration in dietary habits can be helpful in bringing relief to those suffering from asthma or allergies.Spring, with its warmer weather could be an unpleasant time for ... Read more...

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Kids’ meals consisting of white potatoes are rich in nutrients


April 12th, 2011 - 5:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 12 (ANI): A new research has suggested that consumption of white potatoes (non-fried) by children does not displace other vegetables from their meals.Instead, it makes their diet rich in nutrients ... Read more...

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Drinking vegetable juice ‘can help people meet key dietary guidelines’


February 4th, 2011 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 4 (ANI): New studies have suggested that drinking V8 100 percent vegetable juice may be a simple way for people to increase their vegetable intake and may help them manage ... Read more...

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Coke’s ‘health’ drink ‘too sweet to be nutritious’


January 19th, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by ANI
London, Jan 19 (ANI): The UK's advertising watchdog has banned an advertisement of Coca-Cola's 'Vitamin Water' for claiming that the drink is 'nutritious' while containing up to five teaspoons of sugar.It is ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh under hazardous wastes threat


December 25th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Shahnawaz Akhtar Bhopal, Dec 25 (IANS) If you think Union Carbide is the only hub of hazardous wastes in Madhya Pradesh, you are in for a shock. There are seven other sites ... 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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Cranberry juice not effective against urinary tract infections: Study


December 9th, 2010 - 12:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 9 (ANI): A new study has suggested that cranberry juice is not effective against urinary tract infections.Drinking cranberry juice has been recommended to decrease the incidence of urinary tract infections, ... Read more...

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Eating blueberries, blackberries ‘ward off Alzheimer’s, heart problems’


December 8th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 8 (ANI): Consuming purple coloured fruit can keep age-related diseases such as Alzheimer's, heart problems and cancer at bay, according to a new study.The study, conducted by the University of ... Read more...

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20 potatoes a day diet for 2 months makes US man lose 18 pounds!


November 30th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 30 (ANI): Contrary to the popular belief that potatoes should stay out of a diet plan, a man in the US has eaten nothing but 20 potatoes a day for ... Read more...

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Cranberry History and American Recipes


November 23rd, 2010 - 11:45 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) This week homes all over America will have tables full of food, starting with the traditional turkey, and ending with pumpkin pie. Somewhere in between all that will ... Read more...

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Potential life-saving treatment for sepsis - Vitamin C


November 18th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A team of researchers has discovered that vitamin C can not only prevent the onset of sepsis, but can also reverse the disease.According to Dr. Karel Tyml and ... Read more...

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Vitamins E and C ‘have little effect on age-related cataract’


November 9th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that regular use of Vitamin E and C has little or no effect on age-related cataract in men.William G. Christen from Brigham and ... Read more...

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You don’t have to dump potatoes to lose weight


October 13th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 13 (IANS) There's cheerful news for potato lovers -- one does not need to stop consuming them to lose weight, a study says. "When it comes to weight loss, it ... Read more...

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Karzai calls mood swings story ‘funny’


October 11th, 2010 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 11 (IANS) Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai doesn't suffer from mood swings and termed as "rather funny" a story that said he did.Veteran Washington Post journalist Bob Woodward in his book ... Read more...

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New breed of pineapple has double Vitamin C


September 6th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sept 6 (ANI): Australian scientists have come up with a new breed of pineapple that has twice as much Vitamin C as regular pineapple.A 15-year joint government and industry breeding-program has ... Read more...

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Blackcurrant juice can prevent aches


September 4th, 2010 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 4 (IANS) Blackcurrants have been used for centuries to treat tiredness, arthritis, kidney stones, gout and lung problems but studies have now revealed that the juice can help prevent aches ... Read more...

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Mobile spa: Now, a car that moisturizes your skin!


August 2nd, 2010 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, August 2 (ANI): It's time to stop stashing cosmetics in your handbag - now moisturize your skin while you drive.Japanese car manufacturer Nissan has developed an air filter that dispenses vitamin ... Read more...

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Vitamin C can help fight cancer


July 19th, 2010 - 6:04 am ICT by IANS
Auckland, July 19 (IANS) Vitamin C could play a key role in fighting cancer. People with cancer cells should have more vitamin C to limit tumour growth, a research led by Margreet Vissers, ... Read more...

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Antioxidants help arteries stay healthy


July 6th, 2010 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 6 (IANS) Dietary antioxidants such as vitamin C and vitamin E, if taken as supplements over a long period of time, keep arteries healthy and supple in patients who drink ... Read more...

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Mediterranean diet cuts asthma risk in kids


June 3rd, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by ANI
London, June 3 (ANI): Children who eat a diet rich in fruit, vegetables and fish have a lower risk of asthma and wheezing, scientists have found.However, eating three or more burgers a ... Read more...

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Arjun Rampal to quit smoking for children’s sake


May 14th, 2010 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Actor Arjun Rampal, who will be seen in Prakash Jha's forthcoming film "Raajneeti", is planning to quit smoking after he wraps up "Ra.One". The 37-year-old star has ... Read more...

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Longmont, CO man sentenced for removing and replacing label on Gatorade bottles


May 4th, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by BNO News
DENVER, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) – A Longmont, Colorado man was sentenced on Monday to serve 2 years probation and pay a fine of $1,000 for adulteration and removal of labels from Gatorade ... Read more...

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Drinking 100 percent fruit juice linked with improved diet quality


April 27th, 2010 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) Children and teens who drink 100 percent fruit juice have higher intakes of key nutrients compared to non-consumers, says a new study. Two new studies from researchers at ... Read more...

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Green tea helps prevent eye disease


April 25th, 2010 - 4:47 am ICT by IANS
London, April 25 (IANS) Green tea has always been known for its antioxidant effects and disease fighting properties, but now researchers say the benefits could help the eyes. The report, the first to ... Read more...

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Vitamin C ‘cures’ mice with accelerated aging disease


January 5th, 2010 - 1:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): In a new study, a team of Canadian scientists showed that Vitamin C 'cured' mice of symptoms of accelerated aging disease.Researchers at the Centre de Recherche en Cancerologie ... Read more...

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New Years Day Hangover?


January 1st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by admin
By Anita Thomas Jan 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) It’s January 1, 2010 and you wake to a splitting headache otherwise known as a hangover. Too much alcohol the night before is probably the ... Read more...

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Vitamin C slows ageing


December 26th, 2009 - 10:41 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 26 (IANS) Touted as a remedy for common cold, Vitamin C has also shown promise in slowing down the ageing process. A study has shown that it facilitates output of ... Read more...

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Vitamin C helps reprogram adult cells into stem cells


December 25th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, December 25 (ANI): Vitamin C helps boost the reprogramming of adult cells into stem cells, according to a study.Senior study author Dr. Duanqing Pei, South China Institute for Stem Cell Biology ... Read more...

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Supersprouts for vitamin boost


December 21st, 2009 - 2:43 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 21 (ANI): Give yourself a vitamin boost in the run-up to Christmas with supersprouts.The Super C Sprout - nicknamed the Sproutsuma - is so packed with vitamin C that it ... Read more...

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And now, a sweet way to keep the wrinkles away


December 20th, 2009 - 7:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 20 (IANS) Two of the world's biggest confectionery and cosmetics giants have joined hands to develop a sugar-coated tablet that they say can dramatically slow down ageing of the skin. The ... Read more...

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How to cure a hangover?


November 1st, 2009 - 7:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Nov 1 (THAINDIAN NEWS) There are many cures for hangovers, chief amongst them is lots of water, prickly pear, grapefruit etc. A hangover is a combination of a ... Read more...

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