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News tag: antioxidants


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How healthy are dried fruits really?


18 Jan, 2016 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
Highly praised as great snacks, dried fruits are a very common substitute to regular fresh fruits, due to their smaller size and a their extended sell by date. The trap most of us fall into is that we tend to consume more dried fruits than fresh fruits, not only because…

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New techniques to enhance coffee flavor


25 Mar, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Chocolate is on everyone’s favorite food list and even those allergic to it love it. Cacao, the natural derivative of chocolate, has a well-documented list of health benefits, but an even more nutritious and tastier chocolate will soon become available, a new study indicates. Emmanuel Ohene Afoakwa, professor of food…

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Toss your phone to keep looking pretty


7 Mar, 2015 | by Ionut Popescu | 0 comments
Smart phones producers are in for bad news, after Spanish magazine Hola cites a new Intel study, claiming that frequent use of your mobile phone might have adverse effects on your physical aspect. Apparently, using your phone or tablet deepens your neck and chin wrinkles, due to the abnormal position…

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Explaining cellular oxidation and how antioxidants help


16 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
All cells, regardless of their origin, go through oxidation with time. The human body is no exception as the much feared process of aging is nothing more than cell oxidation.  While a piece of sliced apple, quickly turns brown after being exposed to air, human cells have a much longer…

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Marula oil latest in skin care products


13 Jan, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 1 comment
Currently, beauty industry is in love with oils. Because they are packed with nutrients and are highly hydrating, oils replace almost every product from your moisturizer to your frizz-fighting serum in your beauty routine. The latest to receive attention is marula oil, and will hit the stores abundantly. Here’s all…

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Beer’s antioxidants activate anti-ageing machanisms


22 Dec, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Drinking beer in moderation may have many beneficial effects on your health, helping your organism's anti-ageing mechanisms. A glass of beer typically contains flavonoids. which are powerful antioxidants,  capable of keeping the human cell in its best shape,  by warding off the harmful free radicals. This will undoubtedly please most…

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Fruits keeping depression away, confirmed by study


17 Dec, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 1 comment
In a recent Australian study, scientists confirmed that fruit consumption proves efficient in combating depression. Scientifically, hints connecting fruit consumption to fighting  depression  were presented in  a similar study on the benefits of daily fruit portions on the mental well-being . But now,  the researchers' focus was on determining how two pieces…

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Antioxidants in fresh juices, even more abundant than thought


9 Dec, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
A recent study shows current technology might be ineffective at gauging the antioxidative benefits of some of the foods we consume every day. Spanish researchers from the University of Granada suggest that the amount of antioxidants present in fresh juices such as orange, mandarin or lemon juice  may be vastly greater than previously…

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Cauliflower lifts up immune system, preventing cancer


22 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Cauliflower will rarely make the list of most delicious vegetables, but so is our thinking about healthy alternatives to regular diet. Belonging to cruciferous family, cauliflower is a vegetable with white flowering, famous for its health benefits. The vegetable has a good balance of sulfur compound, and has been linked…

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Women’s fertility boosted with natural antioxidant


18 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
By including five brazil nuts in daily diet, women can easily promote development of healthy ovarian follicles, as an Australian study shows. Selenium, a natural antioxidant, has been linked to a women’s fertility, and scientists identified the role this detoxifying component plays in the early phases associated to a woman’s…