antioxidants

Arthritis Protection: High vitamin C levels can keep arthritis away

A high vitamin C intake may protect against the development of painful widespread rheumatoid arthritis, report researchers. The findings are based on 23,000 men and women taking part in the ongoing European Prospective Investigation of Cancer (EPIC). All were aged between 45 and 74 when they entered EPIC between 1993 and 1997. As part of [...]

Arthritis Protection: High vitamin C levels can keep arthritis away 2019-01-09T14:48:23+00:00

Antioxidants are Heart Healthy: Large studies show preventative action

Large, epidemiologic studies indicate that among the healthy population, the long-term use of antioxidant supplements, specifically vitamin E and vitamin C, helps protect against heart disease. "It is puzzling how the American Heart Association's nutrition committee could recommend against the use of antioxidant supplements for primary prevention of heart disease, in the face of evidence [...]

Antioxidants are Heart Healthy: Large studies show preventative action 2019-01-09T14:48:23+00:00

And the Winners Are… USDA study ranks high-antioxidant foods

Artichokes and beans may not be at the top of your list of favourite foods, but when it comes to antioxidants, these veggies earn a coveted place. They are among a growing variety of foods found to contain surprisingly high levels of these disease-fighting compounds, according to a new USDA study. Researchers say it is [...]

And the Winners Are… USDA study ranks high-antioxidant foods 2019-01-09T14:48:24+00:00

An Eye for Antioxidants: Leafy greens supply vision-protecting nutrients

A new study from Ohio State University provides the first laboratory evidence that certain antioxidants found in dark leafy green vegetables can indeed help prevent cataracts. Results from experiments on human lens cells showed that lutein and zeaxanthin, antioxidants found in plants such as kale, spinach and collard greens, helped to protect the cells from [...]

An Eye for Antioxidants: Leafy greens supply vision-protecting nutrients 2019-01-09T14:48:24+00:00

Alzheimer’s Answer? Vitamins E and C make a powerful combo

Elderly persons who take individual vitamin E and C supplements together may reduce their risk of Alzheimer disease (AD), according to researchers. Previous studies have shown that antioxidant vitamins may protect the brain against damage caused by free radicals and other reactive oxygen species – molecular by-products of basic cellular metabolism. Neurons are especially sensitive [...]

Alzheimer’s Answer? Vitamins E and C make a powerful combo 2019-01-09T14:48:24+00:00

Action and Antioxidants to help avoid Alzheimer’s

Our improved understanding of how to maintain normal brain health is providing tantalizing clues about what may prevent or reduce the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease (AD), according to Marilyn Albert, PhD, a leading authority on risk factors and AD. "The normal aging of the brain is very different from what happens in AD,” she [...]

Action and Antioxidants to help avoid Alzheimer’s 2019-01-09T14:48:24+00:00

Chocolate Lover’s Revenge! Hot cocoa tops the list for antioxidant punch

Researchers at Cornell University have shown that hot cocoa contains more antioxidants per cup than a similar serving of red wine or tea. The study adds to growing evidence of the health benefits of cocoa and points to a tasty alternative in the quest to maintain a diet rich in healthy antioxidants - chemicals that [...]

Chocolate Lover’s Revenge! Hot cocoa tops the list for antioxidant punch 2015-09-09T13:51:13+00:00

Schizophrenia Therapy: Omega-3s, antioxidants appear to help

Many studies confirm the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids for psychological disorders including depression, bipolar disorder and Alzheimer’s disease. Omega-3s are abundant in fish oils and flax seed oil. A new study suggests that supplementation with omega-3 fatty acids, along with antioxidant vitamins, has benefits for patients with schizophrenia. Researchers from the National Chemical Laboratory [...]

Schizophrenia Therapy: Omega-3s, antioxidants appear to help 2015-09-09T13:51:13+00:00

Avoiding Asthma: Antioxidants, fruit and veggies are key

A review by researchers at the University of Southampton has revealed that there is substantial evidence to suggest that people who eat plenty of fruit and vegetables have a lower risk of poor respiratory health than those who eat unhealthier diets. The researchers believe that this may be due to the antioxidant nutrients in fruit [...]

Avoiding Asthma: Antioxidants, fruit and veggies are key 2019-01-09T14:48:27+00:00

Alzheimer’s risk lower with daily multi

Two recent studies have looked into the effects that vitamins and minerals may have on brain function including the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. In the first, Canadian researchers gave 96 men and women, 65 years or older, a placebo or a vitamin and mineral supplement for one year. At the end of the study researchers [...]

Alzheimer’s risk lower with daily multi 2015-09-09T13:52:22+00:00

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