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Blueberries could play a role in reducing obesity

— 10 Apr 2011 17:45 | Health

Blueberries have shown potential to have a positive effect on everything from ageing to metabolic syndrome. Recently, a researcher from Texas Woman's University examined whether blueberries…

Researchers identify the metabolic signalling pathway responsible for dyslipidemia

— 6 Apr 2011 17:16 | Health

Researchers from Boston University School of Medicine (BUSM), including Yu Li, PhD, and other colleagues, have demonstrated that a nutrient sensing pathway is involved in the disruption…

Chocolate is a 'super fruit'

— 7 Feb 2011 14:55 | Chemistry

It is widely known that fruit contains antioxidants which may be beneficial to health. New research published in the open access journal Chemistry Central Journal demonstrates that…

Young rats given polyphenols show less endothelial function deterioration with aging

— 1 Feb 2011 20:48 | Health

The endothelium is the inner lining of our blood vessels and normal functions of endothelial cells include enabling coagulation, platelet adhesion and immune function. Endothelial dysfunction…

Protective properties of green tea uncovered

— 6 Jan 2011 15:35 | Health

Regularly drinking green tea could protect the brain against developing Alzheimer's and other forms of dementia, according to latest research by scientists at Newcastle University…

Polyphenol antioxidants inhibit iron absorption

— 24 Aug 2010 10:06 | Health

Health benefits from polyphenol antioxidants - substances found in many fruits and vegetables - may come at a cost to some people. Penn State nutritional scientists found that eating…

Electrifying findings: New ways of boosting healthful antioxidant levels in potatoes

— 22 Aug 2010 18:56 | Health

Here's a scientific discovery fit to give Mr. Potato Head static cling and flyaway hair (if that vintage plastic toy had hair). Scientists today reported discovery of two simple, inexpensive…

Bottled tea beverages may contain fewer polyphenols than brewed tea

— 22 Aug 2010 18:56 | Health

The first measurements of healthful antioxidant levels in commercial bottled tea beverages has concluded that health-conscious consumers may not be getting what they pay for: healthful…

Polyphenols in red wine and green tea halt prostate cancer growth

— 10 Jun 2010 10:48 | Health

In what could lead to a major advance in the treatment of prostate cancer, scientists now know exactly why polyphenols in red wine and green tea inhibit cancer growth. This new discovery,…

Model backs green tea and lemon claim, lessens need to test animals

— 10 Sep 2009 11:51 | Health

An animal study at Purdue University has shown that adding ascorbic acid and sugar to green tea can help the body absorb helpful compounds and also demonstrates the effectiveness of…

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