Health & Sexuality Archives: August 2011

Study confirms safety, cancer-targeting ability of nutrient in broccoli

Originally posted by The Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University Sulforaphane, one of the primary phytochemicals in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables that helps them prevent cancer, has been shown for the first time to selectively target and kill cancer cells while leaving normal prostate cells healthy and unaffected. The findings, made by scientists […]

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Vitamin C Is Vital for Vision

OHSU scientists discover new role for vitamin C in the eye — and the brain In a surprising finding, vitamin C is found to prolong proper functioning of retinal cells Portland, Ore. — Nerve cells in the eye require vitamin C in order to function properly — a surprising discovery that may mean vitamin C […]

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Nutraceuticals—Just a Fancy Name for Vitamins?

We interviewed Dr. John Ghuneim to help us understand how nutraceuticals are superior to ordinary vitamins and how they can benefit your overall health. His responses are summarized below. Is Nutraceuticals just a fancy name for the same vitamins you can buy at the discount stores? No—and let me explain why. Your body uses vitamins […]

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