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Researchers have found that deficiency of an antioxidant response protein called nuclear erythroid-2 like factor-2 (Nrf2) delays or prevents hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, a type of a heart failure in which the heart muscle grows abnormally thick. This new finding…

Popcorn contains more of the healthful antioxidant substances called “polyphenols” than fruits and vegetables. The hulls of the popcorn ?? the part that everyone hates for its tendency to get caught in the teeth ?? actually has the highest…


An antioxidant combination of vitamin E, vitamin C and a-lipoic acid (E/C/ALA) was not associated with changes in some cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers related to Alzheimer disease in a randomized controlled trial, revealed by researchers. Oxidative damage in the…


Health conscious consumers who hesitate at the price of fresh blueberries and blackberries, fruits renowned for high levels of healthful antioxidants, now have an economical alternative, scientists reported here today at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical…


Many commercially bottled tea beverages contain little or no healthful antioxidants, new research suggests. The first measurements of healthful antioxidant levels in commercial bottled tea beverages has concluded that health-conscious consumers may not be getting what they pay for:…


Indiscriminate use of high-dose Vitamin E supplementation does more harm than good, revealed by a research group from Tel Aviv University. The results were recently reported in ATVB, a leading journal of cardiology, and discussed in the journal…


Snack foods like popcorn and many popular breakfast cereals contain “surprisingly large” amounts of healthful antioxidant substances called “polyphenols”, revealed by researchers at the 238th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS). Polyphenols are a major reason…


The antioxidant nutritional supplement may help those affected by the leading cause of blindness in the Western World, a five-year research programme has found. Professor Usha Chakravarthy, from Queen’s Centre of Vision and Vascular Science (CVVS), co-ordinated the…


A new study finds that many women with breast cancer take antioxidant supplements while undergoing cancer treatment, even though the consequences of doing so are unknown. Published in the July 15, 2009 issue of CANCER, a peer-reviewed journal…


Using a topical application of the antioxidant ellagic acid, researchers at Hallym University in the Republic of Korea markedly prevented collagen destruction and inflammatory response ? major causes of wrinkles — in both human skin cells and the sensitive…

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