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International experts from Australia and India have described for the first time how healthy plants appear to carry bacteria in their cells, opening what they say is a new avenue of research to improve future plant health and propagation efforts – including food crops such as grains and fruit such as grapes.

Published in Biology

If you’re worried about gaining weight a simple daily text message on your mobile phone or a weekly email could be part of the answer to getting rid of those extra kilos.

Published in Health
Monday, 02 November 2009 18:05

British find depression linked to processed foods

A study performed in the United Kingdom found that among middle-aged civil servants, depression was much less of a chance when people ate a diet full of natural foods rather than processed foods.

Published in Health
Thursday, 01 October 2009 18:46

CDC: Kids flunk fruits, but so did the adults!

According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), people of the United States lack sufficient amounts of fruits and vegetables in their daily diet. And, children are worse than adults. Maybe we should change the saying of "Where's the beef?" to "Where's the fruit?"!

Published in Health
A U.S. study shows that eight ounces of pomegranate juice each day slowed the progression of men’s prostate cancer when studied between 2003 and 2008.

Published in Health
According to a U.S. study, a glass of 100% fruit juice every day can lower your risk from several diseases, along with helping you lose weight. Juices involving oranges, bananas, and other such fruits help to maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Published in Health
Tuesday, 30 December 2008 22:35

Berry grape news to reverse memory problems

USDA researchers found that older laboratory rats reversed the signs of aging on brain function and behavioral performance when they were fed a diet rich in the compound pterostilbene. It could be "berry grape" news (I mean) very great news for a healthy brain.

Published in Health
Friday, 21 November 2008 20:58

Like the bouquet of wine? It's the mouth bacteria

A Swiss study has found that the flavors we enjoy in fruits and vegetables, such as wine, onions, and peppers, come from anaerobic mouth bacteria ("mouth bugs") that work on odorless parts of such foods. It may sound gross but it sure pleases the palate!

Published in Biology
A European study added healthy antioxidants to tomatoes and found they turned the vegetable purple in color. More importantly, the genetically modified tomatoes were fed to cancer-prone mice, which helped them to live longer. It might help people reduce the risk of cancer and live longer in the future.

Published in Health
Belgian researchers used the world’s largest x-ray machine to look inside apples and pears to see which fruit carries air better inside its cells and, thus, rots the slower. Guess what they found out?

Published in Biology




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