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Hot Docs Podcast Festival brings Science Vs to Toronto

The inaugural Hot Docs Podcast festival was a definite success. Fans of podcasting flocked to the Hot Docs cinema on Bloor St. over the weekend to enjoy the wide range of programming on offer.

Role of reactive oxygen species on animal lifespans

Reactive oxygen species (ROS) are chemically reactive molecules containing oxygen. There is an on-going debate to the extent that such chemicals are harmful to animals, including people. This is tied in with the debate around antioxidants.

Study: Cocoa antioxidants helps reverse age related memory loss

New York - If you find you have become more forgetful lately, you may want to consider munching on some dark chocolate according to a study released on Sunday.

Research develops green tea antioxidant as a cancer-fighting tool

Green tea is well known for its anti-oxidant, cancer-fighting, anti-ageing and anti-microbial wonders; and now a study from the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology has used the health advantages of green tea to directly fight cancer cells.

Study explains why organic food is better for you than conventional food

Eating organic food does have measurable benefits compared to conventional food, a new study revealed. For instance, organic food contains 20 to 40 percent more antioxidants compared to non-organic items.

Pomegranate candidate in quest for Alzheimer’s cure

Huddersfield - The onset of Alzheimer's can be slowed and some symptoms reduced by a natural compound found in pomegranate fruit. Those are the preliminary findings of a two year study undertaken by researchers at the University of Huddersfield in the UK.

Research suggests that antioxidants may protect cancer

Cold Spring Harbor - Doctors David Tuveson and Navdeep S. Chandel have published a study in the New England Journal of Medicine asserting that antioxidants may do more harm than good when treating cancer sufferers.

Honey may help fight antibiotic resistance among bacteria

Research presented at the 247th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society indicates that honey could offer a solution to combat antibiotic-resistance among bacteria.

World's favorite drink now being impacted by climate change

India grows about a third of the world's tea, and Assam tea accounts for over half. Kenya, Sri Lanka and China are the world's other major tea growers, and all these countries lie within an area of the globe known as the "tea-belt."

Strawberries lower cholesterol

Previous studies have demonstrated the antioxidant capacity of strawberries. Now researchers have revealed that these fruits also help to reduce cholesterol.

MonaVie: A company built on giving back

In May of 2013, $100,000 was raised for the MORE Project (MonaVie Operation Rescue) in San Paulo, Brazil, where they are currently providing 5,090 meals a week, 700 servings of MonaVie, and has 529 children in educational programs.

Storing fruit & vegetables differently may boost health benefits

It may seem a little strange, but storing fruit and vegetables differently could help to boost their health benefits in relation to chemical like antioxidants.

New Year, New Diet: Enriching one's lifestyle with antioxidants

Los Angeles - Instead of focusing on getting fit at the gym this year, why not dedicate that time to improving your diet? With antioxidants garnering a heavy amount of media attention as of late, a lot of people are turning to berries, broccoli, garlic and tomatoes.

Is avocado oil the new health tonic?

New research has indicated that avocado oil is a rich source of anti-oxidants and the findings suggests that a diet high in anti-oxidants may be beneficial for disease prevention.

Is popcorn more healthy than fruit?

Scranton - Some new research suggests that popcorn may be healthier than fruit or vegetables, at least in terms of the levels of antioxidants.

Eaters of chocolate slimmer than non-consumers

Regular chocolate consumption can help keep a person slim according to new research. The study found that those who consumed chocolate regularly had a lower body mass index than those who did not eat chocolate.

Study: Plant-based antioxidants protect lungs from H1N1

While immunization may be the best defense against swine flu, a new study shows that antioxidants in certain foods may also protect against H1N1 and help prevent lung damage from the virus.

Antioxidants: The Fight Against Free Radicals

They are in season, right now at your local grocery store. In this day and age when some foods seems to be killing us, why not do something good for your body? After all you are what you eat, right?

Healthier Tomatoes grown in Seawater

Italian Researchers find that with 10% sea water, tomatoes grow with high antioxidants compared to normal grown tomatoes.
 

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The skin of the pomegranate is the principal source for punicalagin found to reduce inflammation of ...
The skin of the pomegranate is the principal source for punicalagin found to reduce inflammation of brain cells, a contributory factor in the onset of Alzheimer's disease.
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