Taking antioxidant vitamins or other supplements may do little to
slow ageing, say US researchers, calling into question one of the
leading theories that underpins many products in the nutraceutical
industry, writes Dominique Patton.
A mother's diet can alter her offspring's development to such an
extent that it changes the baby's characteristics for life, and
potentially that of future generations, say researchers who have
found that nutrition...
Individuals who are susceptible to genetic damage and who do not
eat enough dietary folate are almost three times as likely to
develop bladder cancer as those who eat plenty of fruit and
vegetables and who have efficient capacity...
Scientists in Spain have identified a gene in ripe strawberries
that could help create vitamin-enriched food in the future,
according to a report by ABC News. The gene encodes an
enzyme in strawberry plants that helps to convert a...
Eating less helps us stay young, report researchers this week.
There is already much evidence to support the theory, but a new
study shows how reduction of calories slows down the ageing process
in the heart and identifies the genetic...
Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
have identified the blueprint of genes and enzymes in the body that
enable sulforaphane, a compound found in broccoli and other
vegetables, to prevent cancer and remove...