Category Archives: Lycopene

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

MND: Nutrition is always a substantial part of the prevention of disease. Heart disease is no exception. We follow here 8 of these nutrients that have been shown in at least one study to have heart health benefits. Here they are:  Lycopene, Cocoa, Zinc, Soy , vitamin B12, Fish oil, Onions, …Read the Rest

Should we obtain our  antioxidants from food, or from supplements?: Part (I): The Food Antioxidants

Should we obtain our antioxidants from food, or from supplements?: Part (I): The Food Antioxidants

Antioxidant supplements are big business: As of 1999  in the US [1], the vitamin C  market was worth $843 Million; the Vitamin E  market $731 Million. Quoting Nutraceutical World [2]:  “…Overall, for the estimated $25 billion U.S. dietary supplement industry, the prognosis is good, very good…[for expansion]”  That was in 2010. …Read the Rest

Prostate Cancer and Nutrition: Part I, Lycopene and Tomato Products

Prostate Cancer and Nutrition: Part I, Lycopene and Tomato Products

MediNewsDigest:As for many cancers, one turns towards nutrition for prevention or slowing down the beast. In these posts  we will summarize the various avenues found in the litterature, and what clinical research says about them. We will start with “The role of nutrition in preventing prostate cancer: a review of …Read the Rest

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