Compounds found in a range of berries may soon help to treat cancer and slow the aging process. According to a new study, the magic resides in their naturally occurring pigments. Pigments found in berries offer a new insight into the mechanisms behind cancer. There is little more pleasing to the eye than a freshly plucked berry. Part of thisRead more
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Research by scientists has revealed that some foods may have an impact on appetite. These could be beneficial for weight loss when incorporated into a healthful diet and lifestyle. Read on to learn more about seven foods that may be helpful for weight loss. People should buy nutrient-dense foods if they are trying to lose weight. Foods that provide proteinRead more
Acerola is an edible tropical fruit native to Latin America. Also known as acerola cherry or by its scientific name Malpighia emarginata, this sour red berry has been proven to contain extremely high amounts of vitamin C, a fact that has earned acerola the accolade of one of the world’s greatest superfoods. In countries like the US and UK, acerolaRead more
The science behind superfood stories: Antioxidant properties of raspberry and blackberry fruits grown in Central Europe. As far as healthy foods go, berries make the top of the list. They contain potent antioxidants, which decrease or reverse the effects of free radicals – natural byproducts of energy production that can play havoc on the body and that are closely linkedRead more
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Source: NutritionFacts.org Dr. Greger July 13, 2016 DESCRIPTION: Berries counteract the neurotoxic effects of pesticides in vitro, potentially explaining why berry consumption is associated with lower risk of developing Parkinson’s disease.