Home | Nutrition | Phytochemicals

Phytochemicals

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
Full story
image

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 ...
Full story

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 ...
Full story

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 ...
Full story

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 ...
Full story

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 ...
Full story

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, ...
Full story

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 ...
Full story

Fiber Can Reduce Colorectal Cancer Risk

High-fiber diets help reduce your risk of colorectal cancer, according to a review published this month in the Gastroenterology. Researchers identified 20 studies which analyzed fiber intake ...
Full story

Daidzein supplementation lowers serum triglycerides, uric acid

Saturday Dec 28, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- Daidzein supplementation may decrease the serum levels of triglycerides and uric acid in men and women with high cholesterol, ...
Full story