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  • Particular antioxidants powerfully protect the lungs even against chemical warfare agents

    Oct 31, 2005
    Mustard gas is a chemical warfare agent first used by the Germans in WWI (at Ypres in 1917). Mustard gas attacks the eyes and lungs and causes blistering and conjunctivitis. It is poisonous to the entire system and there is no known antidote.
  • Aronia Berry Extract rich in polyphenols may help decrease inflammation in the eye

    Oct 28, 2005
    Uveitis is the general term for inflammation in the eye, it can also refer to inflammation in the uvea that consists of the iris and ciliary body in the front of the eye and the choroids in the back of the eye - these are the pigmented parts of the eye that contain most of the eyes blood vessels. In this study a toxin was injected into rats to cause uveitis. Immediately after the injection an Aronia Extract high in Anthocyanins or the corticosteroid prescription drug prednisolone was injected into the rats.
  • Tocomin Tocotrienols help protect the brain from the toxic effects of glutamate and from stroke damage

    Oct 27, 2005
    Tocomin? Tocotrienols help protect the brain from the toxic effects of glutamate and from stroke damage Glutamate is a neurotransmitter normally needed in the brain for memory and learning. Glutamate is the primary or most common excitatory neurotransmitter in the brain.
  • Even low levels of common toxins may be a danger

    Oct 26, 2005
    According to a report published in the medical journal PloS Medicine, low-level exposure of lead, radon, tobacco smoke, and byproducts of drinking-water disinfection can have major health consequences. These toxins are in our air, soil, water, and homes. Byproducts from disinfected drinking water combine with natural organic materials in the water and form a number of chemicals that are known to cause cancer in animals.
  • Red Wine Polyphenols decrease stiffness of the arteries leading to the heart and reduce central blood pressure

    Oct 25, 2005
    Researchers recently gave patients with coronary artery disease either red wine or alcohol free red wine in a double-blind, cross-over study. In coronary artery disease the arteries feeding the heart are clogged with plaque and stiffened and this stiffening increases blood pressure and the risk of a heart attack. Both wines relaxed the arteries reducing artery stiffness.

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