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News tag: vitamin C


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…


Apples more likely to keep the pharmacist, not doctor away

1 Apr, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Giving up eating apples to replace it with a packet of chips will hardly happen, but the famed benefits of eating a day to keep the doctor away have been challenged, new study claimed. Researchers at University of Michigan said that "evidence does not support that an apple a day…


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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Ingredients in cosmetics make huge promise, few deliver on it

9 Feb, 2015 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Many beauty products promise "miracle" ingredients, such as caffeine, Vitamin C, and collagen, which should lift, tone and reverse signs of aging. Dermatologist Dr. Rebecca Baxt said that while it is difficult to find products that give results similar to dermal fillers, Botox, lasers, or cosmetic surgery, some ingredients seem to work…


Skin care products offering increased effectivess

14 Jan, 2015 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
In this age of anti-aging market, products come in various forms for collagen drinks, with the single aim at improving the quality, texture, and health of skin. As one of the most abundant proteins in our body, collagen requires the presence of vitamin C – the reason sailors were made…


Why you should bite into a lemon without puckering

7 Dec, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Over time, the lemon fruit has been used in treating many medical conditions but, while the medical community still acknowledges its nutritional benefits, the majority of people use it to make lemonade, without being aware of the variety of health and beauty purposes it can serve. Health experts recommend eating…


Oranges outplay their role in diet, producing biodiesel

18 Nov, 2014 | by Daniel Tomas | 0 comments
In the future,  oranges will  not only be a reliable source of Vitamin C, but might serve for propelling purposes as well. A group of scientists from Mie Univeristy,  Japan set up a new experiment, making biodiesel from oranges.  The final product was praised by the researchers who said it's…

Nutrition for Good Sexual Life

How sex life quality is improved by nutrition

21 Oct, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 0 comments
Medical experts agree that sex drive in both men and women is connected to food.  Our intimate life is directly influenced by what we eat. The problem lies in society’s fast pace, which makes us adapt to less healthy eating habits, ultimately impacting our sex life. Doctors specialized in sexual…


Additives intended to protect it, may actually degrade vitamin C

9 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
The intended role of anti-caking agents in powdered products is to protect Vitamin C from moisture, but it may speed up its degradation, new research shows. To understand how anti-caking agents actually protect vitamin C from humidity, a research team focused on studying deliquesence – a reaction responsible for dissolving…


Nutritional supplements provide benefits, but side effects may occur

17 Sep, 2014 | by Gabriel Rosoga | 1 comment
Huge quantities and options of multivitamins and supplements invite customers at health stores and grocery stores alike to use them, promising immediate benefits, free of negative side effects. Patients have a hard time deciding between what is beneficial for them and what could have negative effects on their health. Aaron…