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More antioxidants found in black rice than blueberries

Health conscious food consumers are already aware that blueberries are high in antioxidants. But a new study has found that black rice has even higher

Green tea compound slows progression of leukemia

One green tea compound may be used to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia or CLL, which would not otherwise need any treatment until symptoms show up, ...
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Resveratrol Boosts Brain Blood Flow

Posted By Dr. Mercola | May 27 2010 A new study shows that high doses of resveratrol may improve brain blood flow and could potentially boost brain health. Resveratrol is ...
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Broccoli Component Limits Breast Cancer Stem Cells

Posted By Dr. Mercola | May 27 2010 Sulforaphane, a compound found in broccoli, could help treat breast cancer by targeting cancer stem cells, which fuel the growth of ...
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Flavonoids rich foods reduce heart risk

A study that appears in the March 2007 issue of American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that eating food high in flavonoids, such as chocolate, ...
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Green tea may be good for your eye

A new study suggests drinking green tea often mat help protect against common eye diseases like glaucoma. The study in the current issue of the Journal ...
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Culprit Compounds That Block Beans' Healthful Iron Probed

By Marcia Wood Familiar beans like reds, whites and pintos are rich in iron, a nutrient essential for our health. But not all of the little legumes' ...
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Could This 'Forbidden Medicine' Eliminate the Need for Drugs?

Posted by: Dr. Mercola December 22 2009  Amy L. Lansky, PhD www.impossiblecure.com Perhaps the most derided of alternative medicines is my own favorite – homeopathy. Over the past few years, detractors ...
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Mistletoe extract helps cancer survival

Research article Survival of cancer patients treated with mistletoe extract (Iscador): a systematic literature review Thomas Ostermann , Christa Raak and Arndt Bussing BMC Cancer ...
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Cholesterol's Too High? Eat Lots of Veggies

By David Liu and editing by Rachel Stockton High intake of dietary phytosterols can help the body better rid itself of cholesterol, a new study found. ...
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