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- Beta-carotene: Friend or Foe?
... prevent certain cancers(1). The idea was based on the fact that beta-carotene is an antioxidant and the most abundant carotenoid in vegetables. Antioxidants counteract the free radical-induced damage to DNA which initiates cancer(1,3,15-22). There was also considerable evidence to the effect that vitamin
03/27/04, 23115 bytes
- Cancer: Causes, Prevention and Treatment
... -hand smoke, and avoid exposure to toxic chemicals and radiation. Maintaining a strong immune system and particularly an abundant supply of dietary antioxidants are equally important. A healthy diet is one that contains an abundance of fresh, preferably organically-grown fruits and vegetables. The daily
03/27/04, 38376 bytes
- Alzheimer's Disease: There is Hope!
... , specifically AD(16). Other researchers suggest that free radicals destroy brain neurons directly(17). Free radical reactions can be suppressed by antioxidants such as superoxide dismutase and vitamin-E(15,16,18). Exposure to high levels of electromagnetic radiation has been linked to the development
03/27/04, 22513 bytes
- Alpha-tocopherol: The Great Protector
... - dangerous and highly reactive molecules which are now recognized as being the culprits in a large array of debilitating and deadly diseases. Antioxidants have long been used to prevent and break up free-radical induced chain reactions and are used extensively for that purpose in plastics, rubbers
03/27/04, 17526 bytes
- Vitamin E: Your Heart's Best Friend
- International Health News - Your
Gateway to Better Health Comprehensive review of the latest research into vitamin E VITAMIN E: YOUR HEART'S BEST FRIEND by Hans R. Larsen, MSc ChE If Hans Christian Andersen had been into vitamins he could have written "The Ugly Duckling" about vitamin E and he would
03/27/04, 22308 bytes
- Folic Acid: Don't Be Without It!
... damaged through attacks by free radicals so an adequate antioxidant status is essential to cell health. It is now becoming clear though that antioxidants alone are not enough to protect our DNA; more and more research points to the B vitamin folic acid as being equally or perhaps even more important
03/27/04, 20520 bytes
- Fish Oils: The Essential Nutrients
- International Health News - Your
Gateway to Better Health Fish oils help prevent heart disease, depression and cancer. A comprehensive review of the many health benefits of fish oils. FISH OILS: THE ESSENTIAL NUTRIENTS by Hans R. Larsen, MSc ChE There are good fats and there are bad fats. Artificially
03/27/04, 32601 bytes
- Osteoporosis – Risk Factors, Prevention, and Treatment
- INTERNATIONAL HEALTH NEWS Comprehensive review of the latest research into osteoporosis OSTEOPOROSIS – RISK FACTORS, PREVENTION, AND TREATMENT by Hans R. Larsen, MSc ChE Osteoporosis is characterized by a decrease in bone mass and density, causing bones to become fragile and increasing the risk of
10/01/07, 106314 bytes
- Vitamin E in heart disease and cancer prevention
... , diabetes, etc. do not happen all of a sudden from one day to the next – they develop slowly over a long period of time (the latency period). What antioxidants do is that they prolong this latency period very significantly, in many cases, providing complete protection from disease during a person's
10/10/05, 8092 bytes
- Lone Atrial Fibrillation
... (epinephrine) is the culprit that initiates LAF attacks. Dr. Hoffer also believes that adrenochrome's negative effects can be negated by certain antioxidants(14). It is clear that there are many types and potential triggers for LAF and this, of course, makes treatment and prevention extremely complicated
03/27/04, 24787 bytes