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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.

Increase dietary fiber, decrease disease (PR)

Contact: Vikas Ranavikasranaji@gmail.comInderscience Publishers  Increase dietary fiber, decrease disease Review confirms benefits of more roughage in the diet We should all be eating more dietary fiber to improve ...
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Some Call It the World's Best Antioxidant -- Protecting Your Eyes, Brain, and Preventing Wrinkles

Posted By Dr. Mercola | December 11 2011 | 56,482 views Download Interview Transcript Visit the Mercola Video Library Story at-a-glance While a member of the carotenoid family, astaxanthin has many unique properties that ...
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Diet full of antioxidants helps cut stroke risk

By David Liu, Ph.D. and editing by Stacey Sexton Eating a diet full of antioxidants may help reduce the risk of stroke in women, a study ...
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Powerful antioxidant resveratrol prevents metabolic syndrome in lab tests: U of A study (PR)

Contact: Raquel Maurierraquel.maurier@ualberta.ca780-492-5986University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry  Powerful antioxidant resveratrol prevents metabolic syndrome in lab tests: U of A study (Edmonton) Researchers in the ...
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Powerful Antioxidant Found Useful for Most Common Cause of Death

Posted By Dr. Mercola | August 29 2011    A new study on marine carotenoids – nutritive properties of marine plants – shows that two carotenoids in particular, astaxanthin and ...
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Drink wine to protect against UV-induced sunburns?

By David Liu, Ph.D. This is ridiculous! A new study suggests a grape extract may protect against skin damage induced by ultraviolet rays. Media outlets hyped that ...
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Grape extract may protect against skin damage by UV radiation

Some phytochemicals in grapes may be used in cosmetics to protect against skin cell damages induced by solar radiation or UV rays, a new study ...
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The Silent Inflammation That Afflicts 3 Out of 4 Americans

Posted By Dr. Mercola | July 12 2011 By Dr. Mercola Scientists long ago discovered that a class of naturally occurring pigments called carotenoids held powerful antioxidant properties ...
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Soluble fiber fights belly fat (PR)

Contact: Marguerite Beckmarbeck@wakehealth.edu336-716-2415Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center  Soluble fiber strikes a blow to belly fat WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – June 27, 2011-- All fat is not created ...
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