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Five Best Foods To Fight Cancer

There are many foods that can be used to fight cancer or to prevent cancer from starting.  I am going to talk about five of them in this article.  414 more words

What is a Flavonoid?

These star ingredients in fruits and veggies are potent disease fighters.

By: Jennifer Nelson     Tue, Nov 06, 2012

Flavonoids are plant-based compounds with powerful antioxidant properties found in many fruits and vegetables like blueberries and grapes. 678 more words

Diet

Flavonoids for Brain Health

Flavonoids are chemicals that exist naturally in plants and help preserve cells, keeping tissues young. People who eat lots of them have better brain health over the years. 85 more words

Nutrition

Heal the Burn: Nutrition and Sun Protection

It’s a beautiful Spring* day. The sun is shining and you can’t wait to get outside to go for a walk/bike ride/yard work/etc. You’ve got your summer clothes on, a hat and some shades… but what did you forget? 746 more words

Flavour Of The Week

Flavonoid Content In Certain Tropical Plants

Lovely piece of data: Miean KH, Mohamed S. Flavonoid (myricetin, quercetin, kaempferol, luteolin, and apigenin) content of edible tropical plants. J Agric Food Chem. 2001 Jun;49(6):3106-12. 183 more words

Scientific Delights

Tea & Antioxidants: Busting the Myths

We have all heard that green tea is an excellent source for antioxidant nutrition. This claim has been bandied around in the media for years and prominently features on the packaging of commodity teas in our supermarkets. 975 more words

Tea Journal

Calendula, a bright face in the Garden. Part one.

The moon is in the right phase and it’s a good time to sow flower seeds. I immediately think of calendula. I look forward to seeing its bright face in the garden as the days grow consistently warmer. 151 more words