Almonds can substantially reduce the level of bad cholesterol,
protect against heart disease and protect the body's cells from
damage, according to research presented at a conference in the US
this week. But another study also...
People suffering from the disabling disease multiple sclerosis (MS)
could help slow the rate of cognitive decline by taking the popular
herbal supplement Ginkgo biloba, according to research published
Women over the age of 65 who took vitamin D had nearly one-third
less risk of dying from heart disease as women who did not take the
supplements, according to research presented at the American Heart
Association's Asia Pacific...
A study by the National Cancer Institute, presented this week at
the Experimental Biology 2002 meeting in New Orleans, shows that
even moderate caloric restriction reduced by 60 per cent the number
of precancerous intestinal polyps...
Consuming a milk formula high in carbohydrates during the critical
early weeks of postnatal life causes permanent changes in
metabolism making the infants more likely to develop obesity in
later years, finds a study by University...
Cranberries are the fruit with the greatest antioxidant properties,
according to a number of studies presented this week at the
Experimental Biology 2002 meeting and at the 223rd national meeting
of the American Chemical Society earlier...
Tomatoes have long been known to be a good source of lycopene, the
phytochemical which makes them red but which also has significant
antioxidant properties. Now new research has shown that this
antioxidant power can be boosted even...