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Strawberry extracts stimulate proteins that help to increase antioxidant activities of cells.
Low levels of vitamin B-6 and B-12 are associated with an increased risk of impaired cognition.
Drinking caffeinated coffee is associated with a lower risk of developing basal cell carcinoma.
Low pyridoxal-5-phosphate, a marker of vitamin B-6, is associated with increased levels of inflammatory markers.
Blueberries promote bile acid excretion, a process necessary in achieving healthy cholesterol levels.
Among overweight men who lost weight, the prevalence of hypogonadism (testosterone deficiency) decreased by almost 50%.
Found abundantly in Brazil nuts, higher levels of the essential trace element selenium may associate with a reduced risk of type-2 diabetes.
MIT (US) researchers report devising nanoscale production units for manufacturing protein-based drugs with the human body.
Chinese researchers report that blood sugar control, and triglyceride levels, among type-2 diabetics improve with cinnamon supplementation.
Dietary fiber promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria.
Nanoparticles, bound to compounds found in tea leaves, reduced tumors by 80%, in a lab animal model.
Researchers submit that by raising the Vitamin C recommended dietary allowance (RDA), cases of heart disease, stroke, and cancer might be slashed.
Physical activity – either mild or intense and before or after menopause – may reduce breast cancer risk, but substantial weight gain may negate these benefits.
Fetal exposure to the plastic additive BPA has been shown to alter mammary gland development and plays a role in the development of breast cancer in humans.
Carvacrol, a compound found in oregano, is shown to induce prostate cancer cell death.
Swedish researchers report that cadmium, present agricultural crops as a result of farm fertilizers, is linked to an increased incidence of breast cancers.
Whereas red meat may increase total, cardiovascular, and cancer death risks, appropriate substitutions may lower those same risks.
Radon is a radioactive, colorless, odorless, tasteless noble gas, occurring naturally as the decay product of uranium or thorium.
The erosion of protective telomere caps, with subsequent enzymatic activation, promotes the ability of prostate cancer cells to become more deadly.
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15. Delaying Diabetes
New data models derived from the Diabetes Prevention Project by the University of Michigan Health System (USA) show that men and women who walked briskly for 30 minutes five days a week, lowered their fat and calorie intake, and achieved a weight-reduction goal of 7% of body weight over a three-year period were able to cut their risk of developing type 2 diabetes by 58%.