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  • Orange Aromatherapy for Anxiety
    Orange Aromatherapy for Anxiety
    The smell of sweet orange essential oil may have anxiety-reducing properties without the potentially addictive, sedating, and adverse effects of Valium-type benzodiazepine drugs.
  • Turmeric Curcumin and Osteoarthritis
    Turmeric Curcumin and Osteoarthritis
    The yellow pigment curcumin in the spice turmeric may work as good or better than anti-inflammatory drugs and pain killers for the treatment of knee osteoarthritis.
  • Tell Your Doctor If You Eat Grapefruit
    Tell Your Doctor If You Eat Grapefruit
    The role white and pink (red) grapefruit may play in weight loss and cholesterol control, as well as the suppression of drug clearance enzymes within the body.
  • Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries
    Reducing Muscle Soreness With Berries
    Anti-inflammatory phytonutrients in berries may explain why cherries can speed recovery after a marathon by reducing muscle pain in long-distance runners.
  • Reducing Muscle Fatigue With Citrus
    Reducing Muscle Fatigue With Citrus
    Daily citrus fruit consumption during athletic training may reduce muscle fatigue, as evidenced by lower blood lactate concentrations.
  • Keeping Your Hands Warm With Citrus
    Keeping Your Hands Warm With Citrus
    Phytonutrients in citrus such as hesperidin may increase blood flow sufficient to warm the hands and feet of those with cold sensitivity.
  • Anti-Angiogenesis: Cutting Off Tumor Supply Lines
    Anti-Angiogenesis: Cutting Off Tumor Supply Lines
    Cancer cells are commonly present in the body, but cannot grow into tumors without hooking up a blood supply. Angiogenesis inhibitors in plant foods may help prevent this from happening.
  • Mediating Radiation Exposure From Airline Travel
    Mediating Radiation Exposure From Airline Travel
    Based on studies of atomic bomb survivors, Chernobyl victims, and airline pilots exposed to more cosmic rays at high altitudes, fruits and vegetables may decrease radiation-induced chromosome damage.
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