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Green Tea and Medicinal Mushrooms for Health

By Dr. Isaac Eliaz It is common knowledge that healthy foods such as fruits and vegetables contain certain nutrients that promote good health -- namely antioxidants,

Antioxidant may prevent alcohol-induced liver disease (PR)

Contact: Bob Shepard bshep@uab.edu 205-934-8934 University of Alabama at Birmingham  Antioxidant may prevent alcohol-induced liver disease BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – An antioxidant may prevent damage to the liver caused by excessive ...
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Soy food doesn't affect breast cancer survival

Soy food is high in isoflavones which are phytoestrogens and some researchers are concerned that consuming soy food would increase risk of cancer recurrence and ...
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Resveratrol may reduce body fat (PR)

For her thesis entitled Ácido Linoleico Conjugado y Resvetratrol: efecto de estos ingredientes funcionales sobre el metabolismo de los triglicéridos y la adiposidad (Conjugated Linoleic ...
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Dietary fiber helps cut death risk

By Aimee Keenan-Greene Choosing fiber-rich foods more often may be just what the doctor ordered.   A new study in the Archives of Internal Medicine says dietary fiber ...
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Dietary fiber cuts premature death risk

A new study in the June 2011 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine suggests eating lots of dietary fiber can prevent death from a range ...
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Alpha-carotene may cut death risk

A new study published on Nov 22, 2010 online in Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that high dietary intake  of alpha-carotene may help prevent death ...
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The Most Powerful Nutrient Ever Discovered for Eye Health

Posted By Dr. Mercola | November 23 2010 By Dr. Mercola Scientists long ago discovered that a class of naturally occurring pigments called carotenoids held powerful antioxidant properties that are ...
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Psyllium fiber supplements help patients with diabetes mellitus

Researchers at the U.S.  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention predicted in Population Health Metrics that by 2050, nearly one third of Americans will live ...
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Green tea extract fights chronic lymphocytic leukemia

Taking green tea supplements may help stabilize early-stage chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL), a phase II trial published in the May 2010 supplement issue of the ...
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