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Flavonoid in tangerines fights obesity and protects against heart disease

— 9 Apr 2011 11:35 | Health

New study from the University of Western Ontario has discovered a substance in tangerines not only prevents obesity, but also offers protection against type 2 diabetes, and even atherosclerosis,…

Eating berries may lower risk of Parkinson's

— 14 Feb 2011 15:03 | Health

New research shows men and women who regularly eat berries may have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease, while men may also further lower their risk by regularly eating apples,…

Bioactive compounds in berries can reduce high blood pressure

— 15 Jan 2011 15:27 | Health

Eating blueberries can guard against high blood pressure, according to new research by the University of East Anglia (UEA) and Harvard University…

The onion, a natural alternative to artificial preservatives

— 15 Apr 2010 09:05 | Health

Some components of the onion have antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, making it possible to use this bulb for food preservation. This is demonstrated by researchers from the Polytechnic…

Flavonoids in orange juice suppress oxidative stress from high-fat, high-carb meal

— 31 Mar 2010 09:40 | Health

Eating foods containing flavonoids - orange juice, in this case - along with a high-fat, high-carbohydrate fast-food meal neutralises the oxidative and inflammatory stress generated…

The pink gene

— 21 Jan 2010 16:54 | Biology

Far Eastern diners are partial to a variety of sweet, pink-skinned tomato. Dr Asaph Aharoni of the Weizmann Institute's Plant Sciences Department has now revealed the gene that's responsible…

Study finds citrus-derived flavonoid prevents obesity

— 13 Jul 2009 17:00 | Health

A flavonoid derived from citrus fruit has shown tremendous promise for preventing weight gain and other signs of metabolic syndrome which can lead to Type 2 Diabetes and increased risk…

New research shows that ALE lowers cholesterol

— 3 Jul 2008 10:03 | Health

Researchers at the University of Reading have found that an over-the-counter Artichoke Leaf Extract (ALE) from the globe artichoke plant can lower cholesterol in otherwise healthy individuals…

Natural plant materials to regulate starch digestion

— 16 Jun 2008 15:41 | Health

Researchers in Switzerland are reporting discovery of natural plant materials that may regulate starch digestion - slowing down the body's conversion of potatoes, rice, and other carbohydrate-rich…

Molecules in plants have beneficial effect on Alzheimer's disease

— 7 May 2008 15:26 | Health

A set of molecules found in certain plants appears to have a beneficial effect in brain tissue associated with Alzheimer's disease, according to a new study conducted in mice. The study…

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