• FOS decreases the release of hunger hormone inoverweight and obese people

    May 29, 2009
    Ghrelin is the hunger hormone secreted by cells in the stomach that stimulates your appetite and makes you eat. In this study, researchers from the University of Calgary state that FOS promotes weight loss, reduces eating, and improves satiety in animals. It also improves their cholesterol.
  • Green Tea can do all of that

    May 28, 2009
    Researchers from the Pharmacology Unit, the University of the West Indies, Trinidad and Tobago analyzed a large body of data on Green Tea. The analysis was nonsystematic because there is an overwhelming amount of research available on green tea and its extract. With critical analysis of the research that they examined they determined that Green Tea or an Extract supplying EGCG has a trend towards decreasing the development of both breast and prostate cancer.
  • Taking a Multiple-Vitamin may increase lifespan above and beyond the benefits of good foods

    May 27, 2009
    A telomere is a region of repetitive DNA at the end of chromosomes, which protects the end of the chromosome from destruction by acting as a protective and disposable sequence of caps. The longer the chromosome lasts the longer it is around to reproduce your cells, the longer you remain healthy and alive. The longer the length of your telomeres the longer your chromosomes survive.
  • Eating soy during adolescence and adulthood protects women from premenopausal breast cancer

    May 26, 2009
    Scientists from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville in conjunction with researchers from the National Cancer Institute and researchers in China evaluated the protective effects of soy, a source of isoflavones, on breast cancer risk. Soy intake was measured in adolescent and adult females. In all 73,223 Chinese women were followed in the study for over 7 years on average.
  • Glucosamine, Chondroitin, MSM, and Fish Oils have surprisingly strong cancer preventing effects

    May 25, 2009
    Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and the University of Washington state that millions of Americans use dietary supplements. They examined the use of dietary supplements over the course of a ten year period in men and women between the ages of 50 to 76 who were taking part in the Vitamins and Lifestyle Cohort Study. Any use of either Glucosamine or Chondroitin over the previous 10 years was connected to protection from lung cancer and colorectal cancer likely due to the supplements anti-inflammatory effects.