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Antioxidants are substances that protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals (unstable molecules made by the process of oxidation during normal metabolism). Free radicals may play a part in cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other diseases of aging. Antioxidants include beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamins A, C, and E, and other natural and manufactured substances.
Dietary soy-protein may be effective adjunct therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases

Dietary soy-protein may be effective adjunct therapy for inflammatory bowel diseases

Transgenic fruit flies can shed light on genetic mutations that underlie kidney disease in humans

Transgenic fruit flies can shed light on genetic mutations that underlie kidney disease in humans

Researchers develop promising blood substitute for transfusions

Researchers develop promising blood substitute for transfusions

Strawberry extract can inhibit spread of breast cancer cells, mice study shows

Strawberry extract can inhibit spread of breast cancer cells, mice study shows

LIH scientists discover unknown immune activation mechanism to ward off pathogens

LIH scientists discover unknown immune activation mechanism to ward off pathogens

Study may provide insight into how R-LA promotes death of hepatoma cells

Study may provide insight into how R-LA promotes death of hepatoma cells

Newly-discovered mechanism for compound may help prevent neurologic damage

Newly-discovered mechanism for compound may help prevent neurologic damage

Oral tumeric spray by BetterYou honored at the Natural and Organic Awards 2017

Oral tumeric spray by BetterYou honored at the Natural and Organic Awards 2017

Global symposium focuses on chemistry and biological effects of maple food product

Global symposium focuses on chemistry and biological effects of maple food product

Researchers develop biomaterials from apple waste for regeneration of bone, cartilage tissues

Researchers develop biomaterials from apple waste for regeneration of bone, cartilage tissues

Supplemental use of vitamin E and selenium did not forestall dementia, study finds

Supplemental use of vitamin E and selenium did not forestall dementia, study finds

First physiological test opens door to early diagnosis of autism

First physiological test opens door to early diagnosis of autism

Regular consumption of tea lowers risk of cognitive impairment in older adults, NUS study finds

Regular consumption of tea lowers risk of cognitive impairment in older adults, NUS study finds

Vitamin E supplements may offer protection against contrast medium-induced acute kidney injury

Vitamin E supplements may offer protection against contrast medium-induced acute kidney injury

Endostatin can decrease proliferation of castration-resistant prostate cancer cells

Endostatin can decrease proliferation of castration-resistant prostate cancer cells

UAlberta research could open door to new therapies for diabetes patients

UAlberta research could open door to new therapies for diabetes patients

Concentrated blueberry supplement increases cognitive function in older adults, study finds

Concentrated blueberry supplement increases cognitive function in older adults, study finds

Study identifies protein that may offer protection against heart disease

Study identifies protein that may offer protection against heart disease

Dietary soy products could be safe, beneficial for women diagnosed with breast cancer

Dietary soy products could be safe, beneficial for women diagnosed with breast cancer

Physicians recommend whole food, plant-based eating patterns for optimal heart health

Physicians recommend whole food, plant-based eating patterns for optimal heart health