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Antioxidant-rich diets reduce brain damage from stroke in rats

...l chemicals contained in the blueberries and leafy greens might be reproduced therapeutically in pill form is difficult, Dr. Bickford said. "Whole foods contain multiple nutrients, so there are many different ways these diets could be protecting the brain. From a scientific perspective, it's a package deal....

Bad aftertaste? New sensory on/off switch may 'cure' bane of artificial sweetener search

...uch "tricks as masking the bitter taste of healthy greens with salad dressing or sugar, or in the case of other foods, just taking out the offending taste. From the viewpoint of nutrition and health promotion, including removal of antioxidants, these are undesirable stopgap solutions." Responding to popul...

Nutritional friend or foe? Vitamin E sends mixed messages

...in olive oil, almonds, sunflower seeds and mustard greens affect the health of animal cells. The main difference between the two forms is a slight variation in their chemical structures. In laboratory experiments, the kind of vitamin E found in corn and soybean oil, gamma-tocopherol, ultimately destroyed a...

Consuming cola may up osteoporosis risk for older women

...es, including non-dairy sources such as dark leafy greens or beans, was lower for women who drank the most cola. On average, women consumed 1,000 milligrams of calcium per day, and men consumed 800 milligrams per day, both lower than the daily recommended 1,200 daily milligrams for adults over age 50. "Ph...

Protection against cancer may begin during pregnancy

...flower, kale, radishes, turnips and other types of greens and cabbages. Indole-3-carbinol is also being studied by scientists in other U.S. research programs for chemoprotection of women against breast cancer. Cancer chemoprotection is one of the main research areas at the Linus Pauling Institute, a world ...

New UD technology removes viruses from drinking water

... and "ready to eat" vegetables, particularly leafy greens like lettuce and spinach, as well as fruit, according to Kniel. "Sometimes on farms, wash-water is recirculated, so this technology could help prevent plant pathogens from spreading to other plants," she said. This UD research underscores the imp...

Scientists genetically engineer tomatoes with enhanced folate content

Leafy greens and beans aren't the only foods that pack a punch of folate, the vitamin essential for a healthy start to pregnancy. Researchers now have used genetic engineering--manipulating an organism's genes--to make tomatoes with a full day's worth of the nu...

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(Date:8/27/2014)... to listen carefully to someone, the first thing we ... is stop moving altogether. This strategy helps us hear ... movements. , This interplay between movement and hearing also ... evidence has long suggested that the brain,s motor cortex, ... gives rise to our conscious perception of sound. , ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... giant, frightening beasts. But every creature is a baby ... containing fossils of 24 very young dinosaurs and one ... overseen by a caretaker, according to a new study ... Hedrick and Peter Dodson led the work, collaborating with ... the specimen is held. Hedrick is a doctoral student ...
(Date:8/27/2014)... into doubt the long-standing belief that a deficiency in ... plays a central role in depression. In the journal ... lacking the ability to make serotonin in their brains ... did not show depression-like symptoms. , Donald Kuhn ... Center and Wayne State University School of Medicine note ...
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