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Real tea comes from the camilla bush, which grows at higher elevations in China. Because leaves have a high surface area they are exposed to a lot of the sun's radiation and oxidative damage. Green tea (dry weight) is made up of 30-40% of water soluble polyphenols which protect the...
 
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Elderly people from Okinawa, Japan have among the lowest mortality rates in the world from many chronic diseases and enjoy the world's longest life expectancy AND the world's longest health expectancy. After examining over six hundred Okinawan centenarians and numerous "youngsters" in their seventies, eighties, and nineties, researchers saw...
 

The purpose of nutrition month is to help the public become aware of the importance of good nutrition and a healthful eating plan.
 

Looking for compelling nutrition posters to brighten your walls with motivation and education? You have come to the right place!
 
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Curcumin, the ingredient which makes curry yellow, has blocked the growth of melanoma tumor cells and stimulated their death, according to laboratory experiments to be published in the August 15 journal Cancer. Researchers say curcumin appears to affect the NF-kappa B molecule, active in several types of tumors, including melanoma, and may also be useful ... Food News: Curry and Cancer
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A study published in the June 14, 2005 issue of the Journal of the National Cancer Institute reports that consuming significant amounts of red and processed meat are associated with an increased risk of colorectal cancer. High levels of fish consumption are associated with a decreased risk. FMI see http://jncicancerspectrum.oxfordjournals.org It is still a good ... Meat and Cancer
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Oranges rich in vitamin C offer another important yet lesser-known nutritional bonus: citrus limonoids. In USDA?laboratory tests with animals and with human cells, citrus limonoids have been shown to help fight cancers of the mouth, skin, lung, breast, stomach and colon. More research is needed, but fresh oranges offer...