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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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Red wine compound helps type 2 diabetes mellitus

Wednesday Dec 31, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Resveratrol, a red wine polyphenol, may help diabetes mellitus patients who are receiving pharmaceutical treatments, a review in Molecular ...
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Resveratrol supplements may prevent osteoporosis

Scientists at Aarhus University Hospital in Aarhus, Denmark conducted a trial and found taking resveratrol supplements can help increase bone mineral density in obese men. Low ...
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Dietary fiber reduces risk of premature death

Friday Aug 22, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Dietary fiber is not as welcome as sugar and meat.  But eating high amounts of fiber can reduce the ...
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Dietary fiber: What you need to know

What is dietary fiber? Dietary fiber is a class of food polymers resistant to digestive enzymes and found in cereals, fruit and vegetables.   What nutrients can ...
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Apple pectin prevents heart attack

Friday Aug 15, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Dietary fiber reduces the risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) by delaying the onset of occlusion of the coronary ...
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Anthocyanins help fight deadly breast cancer - study

Wednesday Aug 13, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- Chinese researchers have found that taking anthocyanins as dietary supplements along with trastuzumab treatment can help boost the therapeutic ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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