Category Archives: Antioxidant

Myrtus communis: antioxidant and Anti-Inflammatory

Myrtus communis (myrtle) is a medicinal plant that grows as a small tree to a height of about 2 meters. In the Bible, Nehemiah 8:15 mentions the use of myrtle in relation to the celebration of the feast in the … Continue reading

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How Much Vitamin C Is Too Much?

Vitamin C is an important extracellular antioxidant. In addition it is required for a number of synthesis reactions including the production of collagen. In its role as an antioxidant, vitamin C protects cells from free radical damage and oxidative stress. … Continue reading

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Rosa damascena and Depression

Rosa damascena is an ornamental flower from the rose family. Evidence suggests that extracts of the plant may have medicinal effects that include antioxidant and anti-inflammatory actions. Oxidative stress plays a role in the development of mood disorders such as … Continue reading

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Rosa damascena: Hepatoprotective

Rosa damascena is a variety of rose that has been investigated for its medicinal effects. Evidence from scientific studies suggest that the phytochemicals in Rosa damascena may possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects. These effects may explain the hepatoprotective effects of … Continue reading

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Is Fasting Neuroprotective?

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Nutrition to Slow The Ageing Process?

There has been a substantial amount of research surrounding the ability of nutritional adjustment to slow the ageing process. Whilst many companies offer pills and potions that claim to have an anti-ageing effect, the basic research in this area falls … Continue reading

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Antioxidants: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

Antioxidants have been shown to have a number of beneficial effects. In general antioxidants appear to be protective of major lifestyle diseases including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Since evidence shows that antioxidants are beneficial to health, it could be assumed … Continue reading

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Vitamin C and Vitamin E

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Antioxidants and Exercise Stress

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Tea As An Anti-Stress Drink

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