Tagged: Antioxidants

Flavonoids and the risk of type-2 diabetes 0

Flavonoids and the risk of type-2 diabetes

New research shows that anthocyanin consumption may be associated with a decreased risk of type-2 diabetes. Flavonoids are found in plants and serve as pigments to help attract pollinators, filter out UV light, help...

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Vitamins by the glass

PARIS — I actually wanted to start juicing last summer, when I was in the throes of testing three, sometimes four different cakes, cookies, tacos or tarts each day for my cookbook, which comes...

Antioxidants Studies 0

Antioxidants Studies

As everyone knows, eating and drinking are necessary for life. Less well known, however, is the fact that the body generates what are called free radicals in the process of turning food into energy....

Food and drink for diabetes 0

Food and drink for diabetes

Eating healthily is one of the main ways in which you can manage your diabetes and help keep your heart and blood vessels working efficiently. You may be overweight if you have Type 2...

VITAMINS AND CORONARY DISEASE 0

VITAMINS AND CORONARY DISEASE

We hear a lot of beneficial effects about certain foods and certain nutrients like the antioxidants in preventing and combating heart disease. What are your feelings about these and what are your food recommendations,...

Vitamin C and Heart Disease 0

Vitamin C and Heart Disease

What happens when bodies don’t get enough Vitamin C? There is too little reproduction of the reinforcement molecules called collagen which make up not only the bones, but also the skin, the organs, the...

Pomegranate 1

Pomegranate

Pomegranates have been grown in the Middle East since ancient times. They have also been cultivated in the Mediterranean region, Europe, Asia, Africa and India. The pomegranate tree was introduced to California in the...

Superfruits 0

Superfruits

Everyone should eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Scientific evidence reveals that fruits and vegetables, which are rich sources of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and other phytonutrients, can help prevent disease and boost...

Green Tea 0

Green Tea

For thousands of years, green tea has been popular throughout Asia for its pleasant, soothing taste and time-honored health benefits. Practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine have recommended green tea since 3000 BC, and green...

What Resveratrol Can Do for You 1

What Resveratrol Can Do for You

Scientists around the world have discovered many ways that resveratrol may benefit heart health. In 1995, Canadian researchers reported that resveratrol could protect against heart disease by reducing platelet aggregation, an early step in...

The Wonders of Antiaging OPCs 1

The Wonders of Antiaging OPCs

OPCs combat many of the negative effects of the aging process, partly through their ability to enhance immune resistance. Strong immune systems contribute to capillary strength, increase peripheral circulation, reduce skin aging and support...

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What Should My Multivitamin Contain?

There are no perfect answers about what an ideal multivitamin should contain. Whether you’re a man, woman or child will help determine the product that’s best for you, as will your age, your dietary...

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Twelve Important Antioxidants

With so many antioxidants available in health food stores, choosing the right supplements may seem impossible, but it’s not. For starters, consider the following 12 antioxidants, which are readily available in health food stores...

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Vitamins and Minerals Supplementation

Science studies have highlighted a range of health benefits from vitamin and mineral supplementation. Low levels of vitamin B5 have been linked to symptoms of arthritis, and vitamin B3 (niacin) has been shown to...

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Vitamin C’s Crucial Health Role

Once again, you may not want to believe it, but here is the ugly truth about vitamin C, one of the most popular vitamin supplements sold in the world today: Rather than bolstering your...

Gimme My Antioxidants 0

Gimme My Antioxidants

The good news is, your body has an anti-free radical system, called antioxidants, that prevents oxidants from damaging cells. Antioxidants also help keep the heart beating strong and protect the tiny blood vessels that...