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Lycopene, beta-carotene fight breast cancer?

Lycopene and beta-carotene induce cell-cycle arrest and apoptosis in human breast cancer cell lines NF Gloria, N Soares, C Brand, FL Oliveira… - Anticancer …, 2014 - ar.iiarjournals.org Lycopene from
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Curcumin helps lung cancer

Scientists at Tel-Aviv University in Tel-Aviv, Israel conducted a study and found evidence suggesting that curcumin, a major compound found in turmeric may be enlisted ...
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Anthocyanin helps prevent prostate cancer

Saturday May 28, 2016 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study led by researchers at University of Catania in Catania, Italy suggests that eating a diet full of ...
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L-citrilline supplements help erectile dysfunction

Taking L-cittrilline supplements can improve erection hardness in men with mild erectile dysfunction, according to a study conducted by researchers at University of Foggia in ...
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Turmeric/curcumin help skin diseases

A review recently published in Phytotherapy Research suggests that ingestion or topical application of turmeric or curcumin may help skin health and function. Turmeric, a spice ...
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Resveratrol may help diabetes mellitus

A new review suggests that resveratrol a compound found in red grapes may be used as a dietary supplement to help people with diabetes mellitus. The ...
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High Total Antioxidant Capacity Reduces Risk of Breast Cancer

Monday July 27, 2015 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study recently published in International Journal of Cancer suggests that eating antioxidants loaded fruit/vegetables may cut the risk ...
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Polyphenols help inflammatory bowel disease

Tuesday Feb 17, 2015 (foodconsumer.org) -- A review suggests that dietary polyphenols found in apple (apple polyphenol), bilberries (anthocyanin), turmeric (curcumin), green tea epigallocatechin-3-gallate and ...
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Resveratrol helps type 2 diabetes mellitus

Monday Feb 16, 2015 (foodconsumer.org) -- A review in Molecular Nutrition & Food Research suggests that resveratrol, the red wine polyphenol can as an antioxidant ...
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Dietary fiber fights inflammation in overweight/obese adults

Saturday Jan 17, 2015 (foodconsumer.org) -- Previous studies have suggested that high intake of dietary fiber may lower circulating C-reactive protein (CRP), a marker of ...
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