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Apple pectin prevents heart attack

Friday Aug 15, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Dietary fiber reduces the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) by delaying the onset of occlusion of the coronary
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Anthocyanins help fight deadly breast cancer - study

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Chinese researchers have found that taking anthocyanins as dietary supplements along with trastuzumab treatment can help boost the therapeutic ...
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Phytochemicals reduce skin injury caused by radiotherapy

Thursday July 24, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study published in the International Journal of Low Radiation, suggests that three cheap natural compounds isolated from ...
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Drinking tea helps weight loss or prevents obesity

Wednesday July 23, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study recently published in Journal of Nutrition suggests that drinking tea can help weight loss or prevent ...
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Dietary fiber lowers risk of death in patients suffering heart attack

Got a heart attack?  You would be better off eating a high fiber diet immediately.  A new study suggests that higher post-heart attack fiber intake ...
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Chlorogenic acid rich coffee helps insulin resistance

Wednesday June 18, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Epidemiologic and experimental studies shown that chlorogenic acid, a polyphenol found in green coffee beans and also commercial coffee ...
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Hemidesmus indicus roots help type 2 diabetes mellitus

Sunday May 25, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study scheduled to be published in the July 5, 2014 issue of European Journal of Pharmacology suggests that ...
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Curcuminoids relieve knee osteoarthritis

Saturday May 24, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Taking curcuminoids as a dietary supplement may help patients with knee osteoarthritis, a study recently published in the Phytotherapy ...
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Cholesterol-Lowering Activity of the Major Polyphenols in Grape Seed

Abstract: The major polyphenols in grape seed have been shown to have beneficial health effects in the prevention of dyslipidemia and cardiovascular diseases. In this present study, ...
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Dietary fiber helps fight constipation, save medical costs

Monday May 5, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- According to Reuters, healthcare cost per capita in the United States now is more than $9,400.  Few food consumers ...
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