Toss Eggs Onto Salads To Increase Vitamin E Absorption

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Adding whole eggs to a colorful salad boosts the amount of Vitamin E the body absorbs from the vegetables, according to research from Purdue University. “Vitamin E is the second-most under-consumed nutrient in the average American diet, which is problematic because this fat-soluble nutrient has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties,” said Wayne Campbell, a professor of […]

Vitamin C May Encourage Blood Cancer Stem Cells to Die

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Vitamin C may “tell” faulty stem cells in the bone marrow to mature and die normally, instead of multiplying to cause blood cancers. This is the finding of a study led by researchers from Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health, and published online August 17 in the journal Cell. Certain genetic changes are known to reduce the […]

Larger Doses Of Vitamin C May Lead To A Greater Reduction In Common Cold Duration

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The relationship between vitamin C dosage and its effects on the duration of the common cold symptoms may extend to 6-8 grams per day. Dozens of animal studies using different animal species have found that vitamin C significantly prevents and alleviates infections caused by diverse bacteria, viruses, and protozoa. Given the universal nature of the […]

Genetically Modified Golden Rice Falls Short On Lifesaving Promises

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Heralded on the cover of Time magazine in 2000 as a genetically modified (GMO) crop with the potential to save millions of lives in the Third World, Golden Rice is still years away from field introduction and even then, may fall short of lofty health benefits still cited regularly by GMO advocates, suggests a new […]

Higher Levels Of Vitamin D Correspond To Lower Cancer Risk

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Researchers at University of California, San Diego School of Medicine report that higher levels of vitamin D — specifically serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D — are associated with a correspondingly reduced risk of cancer. The findings are published in the April 6, online issue of PLOS ONE. “We have quantitated the ability of adequate amounts of vitamin D […]

Vegans May Lack Essential Nutrient Intake, Study Reports

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The health benefits of a plant-based diet is well-known, but the question remains: Could vegans be at risk for deficiency of essential nutrients? A retrospective review by Mayo Clinic physicians recently published in the Journal of the American Osteopathic Association indicated that vegans should ensure adequate intake of a few nutrients. According to a 2012 Gallup poll, […]

Discover Moringa Superfood Treasure

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Moringa appears to be a medicinal cornucopia.  It is considered to be exceptionally nutritious and is sometimes referred to as the “miracle tree.” The bark, leaves and roots are thought to have medicinal properties and have been used for centuries in folk medicine for a variety of health-promoting purposes. Moringa oleifera is the most widely cultivated […]

Why A Microwave Oven Is Bad For Your Health

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Microwave cooking has become very popular, but did you ever think how it may be effecting the food you are heating up with it. I have always been skeptical about the microwave oven for years. Now that I began snoping around the subject, I am more convinced that this ‘magic’ oven does more harm than […]