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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 12, 2012
Treating Genital Warts With Green Tea
Now officially incorporated into the Centers for Disease Control STD Treatment Guidelines, the topical application of phytonutrients from green tea on external genital warts results in an astounding..
July 11, 2012
Treating Gorlin Syndrome With Green Tea
Gorlin Syndrome, also known as basal cell nevus syndrome, is a rare genetic condition in which one's body becomes covered in skin cancers. An astounding case is reported of a woman suffering from the..
July 10, 2012
Is Caffeinated Tea Dehydrating?
Comparing up to 6 cups of caffeinated black tea a day to water, researchers study the assertion that tea acts as a diuretic and is not as hydrating as plain water.
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.
April 27, 2012
Preventing COPD With Diet
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is now the third leading cause of death. The good news is that in addition to smoking cessation there are dietary interventions that can help prevent COPD.
January 18, 2012
Antioxidants in a Pinch
Some herbs and spices--including cinnamon, cloves, lemonbalm, marjoram, oregano, and peppermint--are so rich in antioxidants that just a small pinch can go a long way.
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