Category: Anti-Oxidants

Are you getting enough Vitamin E?

If you have high cholesterol, triglycerides, your lipids could be blocking your vitamin E absorption, which means that the anti-oxidant properties of vitamin E that protect your heart, could be compromised. A new study published in the American Journal …

Consume olive oil to destroy cancer cells

It’s official. Long hailed for it’s anti-inflammatory qualities in heart health, pain relief and memory protection, extra virgin olive (EVOO) wins the most coveted medal now: for it’s role in destruction of cancer cells. Scientists have now proven …

Drink to become attractive!

Everybody loves the researchers at the University of Bristol. And that’s because they have proven via a study that one glass of red wine makes you more attractive than no alcohol. The bad news? The effect wears off …

Lycopene can ward off kidney cancer in women

Lycopene has been known to kill prostate cancer cells. Now a study by Wayne State University Division of Research proves that higher intake of lycopene by postmenopausal women may lower the risk of renal cell carcinoma, a type …

More vegetables equals decreased breast cancer risk

In one of the largest sweeping study on breast cancer,  investigators from the Slone Epidemiology Center at Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM) have reported that African American women who consume more vegetables are less likely to develop …

Walnuts, pecans, chestnuts have highest antioxidant content

Research published in the British Journal of Nutrition (Blomhoff R, Carlsen MH), identified several nuts among plant foods with the highest total antioxidant content, suggests nuts’ high antioxidant content may be key. Walnuts, pecans and chestnuts have the highest antioxidant …

Green tea protects against Alzheimer’s and cancer

Everyone says it’s good for weight loss. But when green tea is digested it is even more effective at protecting the body against Alzheimer’s and cancer than was previously thought. Green tea has been used in Traditional Chinese medicine for …

Red wine and green tea halt prostate cancer growth

We know you are loving this. So cheers. And read on. In what could lead to a major advance in the treatment of prostate cancer, scientists now know exactly why polyphenols in red wine and green tea inhibit …

Green tea inhibit prostate cancer growth

Yet another reason to drink green tea? Halt prostate cancer cells growth. Men with prostate cancer who consumed green tea prior to undergoing prostatectomy had reductions in markers of inflammation, according to new data presented at the 11th Annual …

Green tea for breast cancer prevention

The traditional Chinese and Japanese diets have been demonstrating health benefits for centuries. And now, yet one more reason to go back to what they did well: drink green tea. An oral green tea extract, Polyphenon E, appears to …

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