Author Archives: Robert Barrington

About Robert Barrington

Robert Barrington is a writer, nutritionist, lecturer and philosopher.

Blood Sugar Control with Legumes

Poor blood sugar control is a source of ill health to many individuals. In its most serious form poor blood sugar control can lead to diabetic complications, coma and death. However, for most people, poor blood sugar control is not … Continue reading

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How to Make Tea, Coffee and Cocoa Unhealthy Drinks

There are many healthy drinks that have been shown to possess significant health benefits. Tea, coffee and cocoa all possess high levels of antioxidants. The high levels of antioxidants in these drinks may be the reason for the health benefits … Continue reading

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The Main Antioxidants in Coffee

Coffee beans contain a number of phytochemical antioxidant that may be of interest nutritionally. However, during roasting the antioxidant profile of coffee changes somewhat and so roasted coffee may have different properties to green unprocessed coffee. In green coffee, the … Continue reading

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Gentiana olivieri Antidepressant

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Neuroprotective Compounds From Seaweed

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Eggs As A Source of Antioxidants

Eggs are a highly nutritious food that are high in protein. In addition, if the chickens that lay the eggs are fed a free range diet, and allowed to forage for food, the eggs can also be a source if … Continue reading

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Coffee: The Forgotten Health Drink?

When it comes to health benefits, tea gets much of the plaudits in the beverage world. Tea is considered a healthy drink because of the antioxidants it contains. These include catechins in green tea and thearubigins and theaflavins in black … Continue reading

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Oxidative Stress Prevention Diet

Oxidative stress is a condition in which free radicals damage body tissues. Oxidative Stress is thought to be a causative factor in many diseases including mood disorders, cancer and cardiovascular disease. Diet can be used to manipulate the amount of … Continue reading

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Poor Diet: Making You Dumb And Sad?

Poor diet is associated with a number of detrimental health effects. To date, most of the focus on the health effects of poor diet has been on the physical effects. These include weight gain, cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. However, … Continue reading

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Caffeine: Anxiolytic or Anxiogenic Agent?

Caffeine is often considered to be an anxiogenic compound. In other words, caffeine is thought to be responsible for generating feelings of anxiety in individuals. One of the strategies often suggested to be useful in the treatment of anxiety is … Continue reading

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