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Carotenoids supplements may help cut breast cancer risk

By David Liu. PHD July &, 2012 (foodconsumer.org) -- Eating fruit and vegetables, which are high in carotenoids, has been associated with reduced risk of breast

Astaxanthin: A Rising Star in Alzheimer's Prevention

By Dr. Mercola In the United States, someone develops Alzheimer's disease every 69 seconds, and by 2050 this is expected to increase to a new case ...
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Nearly 1 in 2 Americans are Now Victims of This Heartless Marketing Ploy

Story at-a-glance The off-label use of the dangerous cancer drug Avastin for macular degeneration appears to be based on one study, which showed Avastin worked just ...
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Ellagic acid fights metabolic syndrome induced by high carb, high fat diet

By David Liu, PHD Wednesday May 2, 2012 (foodconsumer.org) -- It's been known that fruit like raspberries and pomegranates and buts may prevent or reverse health ...
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The Oil that May Help Relieve Arthritis, Sciatica and Back Pain

April 28 2012  Story at-a-glance Castor oil, derived from the castor seed (which is not really a bean), has been used for thousands of years to treat ...
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Beer may improve health of obese people?

Contact: Yael Francoyfranco@plos.org415-568-3169Public Library of Science  Hops compounds improve health of obese diabetic mice A class of compounds found in hops, the crop generally known for its ...
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Fiber May Prevent Breast Cancer

By AICR.org Research Spotlight:Fiber May Prevent Breast Cancer The emphasis on healthy eating in the workplace may be good news when it comes to protecting women against breast ...
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Flavonoid-rich fruit, vegetables linked to low cardiovascular death risk

By David Liu, PHD   Saturday Jan 21, 2012 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study released n Jan 4, 2012 in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that ...
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Got type 2 diabetes mellitus? Eat lots of dietary fiber!

By David Liu, PHD Tuesday Jan 17, 2012 (foodconsumer.org) -- Eating lots of dietary fiber can help people with type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to a ...
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Chlorophyll can help prevent cancer - study

Editor's note: The study suggests that eating lots of vegetables can reduce risk of some types of cancers. Chlorophyll is a green pigment found in almost all plants, algae, and cyanobacteria. Chlorophyll is an extremely important biomolecule, critical in photosynthesis, which allows plants to obtain energy from light....
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