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Fiber Can Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk

High-fiber diets help reduce your risk of colorectal cancer, according to a review published this month in the Gastroenterology. Researchers identified 20 studies which analyzed fiber intake

Daidzein supplementation lowers serum triglycerides, uric acid

Saturday Dec 28, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Daidzein supplementation may decrease the serum levels of triglycerides and uric acid in men and women with high cholesterol, ...
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Stigmasterol may help prevent Alzheimer's disease

Thursday Nov 21, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A report in The Journal of Neuroscience suggests that taking a specific plant sterol called stigmasterol  can help prevent ...
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Caffeine overdose can be lethal

Wednesday Nov 20, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- The American Journal of Forensic Medicine and Pathology has recently published a case report on fatal caffeine overdose and ...
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Mulberry anthocyanins prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus

Thursday Oct 24, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Eating berries high in anthocyanins or taking anthocyanin supplements can help prevent type 2 diabetes mellitus, a study in ...
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Lutein, zeaxanthin prevent age-related cataract

Thursday Oct 24, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Eating a diet full of lutein and zeaxanthin or taking lutein and zeaxanthin supplements can help prevent age-related cataract, ...
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American ginseng extract prevents breast cancer

Saturday Spet 28, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study suggests that American ginseng extract may help prevent the development of the breast cancer that is promoted ...
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Flaxseed may help prevent breast cancer

Saturday June 29, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study recently released in Cancer Causes & Control suggests that eating flexseed may help reduce the risk ...
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Dietary fiber cuts stroke risk

Thursday June 27, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A systematic review released in Stroke suggests that eating fiber can help reduce the risk of first stroke, which ...
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Grape seed extract may help fight breast cancer

Wednesday June 12, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) --- A new study in European Journal of Nutrition suggests that taking grape seed extract as a dietary supplement may ...
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