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Eating Berries Can Help Lower LDL Cholesterol
...ffect, followed by redraspberries, sweet cherries, blueberries
and strawberries, according to EdwinFrankel, Ph.D., of the University of California at Davis where the research wasdone. Other members of the team included I. Marina Heinonen, Ph.D., visitingscientist from the University of Helsinki, Finland, and An...
Thanksgiving meals: Cooking with chemistry
...fect, followed by red raspberries, sweet cherries, blueberries
and strawberries. To keep pie crusts from getting too brown, cut the sugar in half, reduce the amount of dairy products, and substitute lower-protein cake flour for some of the regular flour. White wine with health benefits similar to red Research...
Antioxidant-rich diets improve age-related declines in mental function of rats, USF/VA studies find
...s spinach salads for lunch and routinely snacks on blueberries
and strawberries. "Studies like these are lending scientific credibility to what nutritionists, and our mothers, have been telling us for years," Dr. Bickford said. "Eat your fruits and vegetables. They're good for you!"...
Shedding some light on teeth whiteners
...the enamel's surface. Dark pigments in cigarettes, blueberries
and other foods also can be deposited on your tooth enamel. Much of this staining can be brushed away, but over time these compounds can seep into the enamel, where you can't reach them with your brush. Aging is another major culprit. As we grow old...
Wild blueberries may help protect arteries, reduce risks from cardiovascular disease
...ionist has found evidence that consumption of wild blueberries
can help arteries relax and reduce risks associate...e a relationship between consumption of whole wild blueberries
and processes that can lead to high blood pressure. The study was published earlier this year in th...
Antioxidant controversy: Scientists seek measurement standards
...ult to compare the antioxidant content of a can of blueberries
to a fruit smoothie," said John W. Finley, Ph.D., chair of the meeting organizing committee and an associate editor of the ACS Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry . "There's no uniformity in the way antioxidants are evaluated. You don't know ...
Blueberry compound shows promise of lowering cholesterol as effectively as drug
PHILADELPHIA, Aug. 23 A compound in blueberries
shows promise in preliminary laboratory studies of...ed for some time, based on anecdotal studies, that blueberries
may play a role in lowering cholesterol, says Rimando. Pterostilbene is an antioxidant that is simil...
Compound in apples may help fight Alzheimer's disease
...among vegetables, as well as berries, particularly blueberries
and cranberries. Like other antioxidants, quercetin has been associated with an increasing number of potential health benefits, including protection against cancer. Alzheimers is a chronic form of dementia that primarily strikes the elderly and cause...