May 2007 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

Blueberries may contain two potent anti-cancer agents.

A few years ago I told you about pterostilbene, an antioxidant compound found in blueberries, cranberries, and grapes. Laboratory and animal research from the USDA has found pterostilbene and resveratrol to be toxic to some cancer cell lines.

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Blueberries may contain two potent anti-cancer agents.

Is cholesterol bad for you? Of course not. Your body couldn't function without cholesterol. The same is true of triglycerides – another type of fat that your body stores for quick energy.

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Rainforest Crunch

On my way into work the other day, I found myself daydreaming about a scene that could have been lifted from the Da Vinci Code.

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Vitamin C and Lung Function

Lung function naturally deteriorates as we age, but regular exercise and certain nutrients can help put the brakes on that deterioration.

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Shocked by Shock Therapy?

ou’ve probably seen a few of those movie scenes where a troublesome patient is strapped to a bed and violently administered shock therapy.

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Breath of Fresh Air

Is cholesterol bad for you? Of course not. Your body couldn't function without cholesterol. The same is true of triglycerides – another type of fat that your body stores for quick energy.

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Dangers of Avandia

In 2003 we first told you about a link between the diabetes drug Avandia and an increased risk of congestive heart failure. (See the e-Alert “Sweet Heart” 10/16/03).

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