Monthly Archives: September 2016

Vitamin E In Reproduction

The requirement for vitamin E by animals for successful pregnancy is well established. Vitamin E deficiency has been shown to cause foetal resorption in rats and other animals. In fact, the route word for the name of the vitamin E … Continue reading

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More Evidence That Chocolate May Be Good For You

Plant rich diets may be beneficial because of the phytochemical nutrients they contain. Flavonoids are a group of phytochemicals that includes the flavonols, flavan-3-ols (also called catechins), flavones, flavanones, anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins. Flavonoids have been shown to possess health benefits … Continue reading

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Tea Aroma and Taste

The type of tea drunk varies between geographical regions of the World. In the East, green tea and oolong tea is favoured. In the West, black tea is the prefered drink. Green tea is the unfermented leaves of the Camellia … Continue reading

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Added Salt in Processed Foods

High intakes of single macrominerals can have detrimental effects on health. The reason for this is that macromineral intakes must be balanced to maintain health. This relates to the way the macrominerals, sodium, potassium, chloride, magnesium and calcium, maintain the … Continue reading

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Breast (Milk) Is Best

Evidence suggests that breastfeeding is superior to formula feeding based on a number of health outcomes. Infants that are breastfed have a lower risk of developing Western lifestyle diseases as they reach adulthood, and the risk of being overweight is … Continue reading

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Cheese and Meat: Cardioprotective?

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Fat Loss Components of Tea

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Antioxidants in Whole Grain Cereals

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More Health Benefits for Dairy: Glutathione

Glutathione is an important cellular antioxidant in animals. In humans, glutathione concentrations are associated with mortality, and evidence suggests that cellular levels of glutathione are pivotal to good health. Glutathione does not work as an antioxidant in isolation, but forms … Continue reading

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Whey Protein Spares Muscle: More Evidence

Energy restriction is problematic because while it is able to induce weight loss in most people, much of the weight lost is often muscle tissue. The resting metabolic rate is proportional to the amount of skeletal muscle possessed by an … Continue reading

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