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August 7, 2012
The True Shelf-Life of Cooking Oils
Cooking oil manufacturer "best-by" dates are put to the test by comparing the development of rancidity between almond oil, avocado oil, hazelnut oil, macadamia oil, grape seed oil, rice bran oil,..
July 27, 2012
Risk Associated With Iron Supplements
Iron is a double-edged sword. If we don't absorb enough, we risk anemia, but if absorb too much we may increase our risk of cancer, heart disease, and a number of inflammatory conditions. Because the..
July 19, 2012
Plant-Based Diets and Cellular Stress Defenses
Measuring the effects of a plant-based diet on the expression of hundreds of different genes at a time, a research group found that an antioxidant rich portfolio of plant foods such as berries,..
July 18, 2012
Kiwifruit and DNA Repair
Plant-based diets help prevent cancer not only by blocking DNA damage but by increasing our DNA repair enzymes’ ability to repair any damage that gets by our first line of antioxidant defense.
July 9, 2012
Antimutagenic Activity of Green Versus White Tea
The ability of green versus white tea to protect against in vitro DNA damage caused by a cooked chicken carcinogen (heterocyclic amine).
June 29, 2012
Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Purple Potatoes
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory properties of white compared to yellow and purple potatoes. Purple potatoes may also help lower high blood pressure.
March 8, 2012
Smoking Versus Kale Juice
The effect of kale juice on LDL and HDL cholesterol and the antioxidant capacity of the blood.
January 27, 2012
Even when choosing the same quantity of fruits and vegetables, those making higher antioxidant choices experienced a reduction in C-reactive protein (inflammation) levels.
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