Tagged: phytonutrients

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Phytonutrients Help Prevent Colorectal Cancer

A review of research that included nearly 400,000 people from China’s National Center of Colorectal Surgery has determined that certain phytonutrients, specifically flavonoids and flavanols, have the ability to significantly reduce the risk of colorectal cancer. After an extensive review of the evidence,...

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Chlorophyll Helps Prevent Cancer

A study from Oregon State University has confirmed that chlorophyll protects against the formation and growth of tumors. The research first analyzed a number of studies that have been done testing chlorophyll for cancer prevention, including those involving rainbow trout, mice and humans....

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Are Multivitamins Good or Bad for You?

By Case Adams, Naturopath Research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine show a slight increase of mortality among women who took multivitamins, vitamin B6, iron, magnesium, zinc and copper supplements. Is this the whole story? Other recent research has found that multivitamin...

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USDA Food Plate: Better than Pyramid

The new USDA plate, encouraged by Michelle Obama, has been applauded by many nutritionists and health experts as being easier to comprehend, and downright more practical. What does it mean? Let’s lay out the plate. Here are the basics, according to the USDA:...