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  • The 'blue' in blueberries can help lower blood pressure

    A new study has found that eating 200g of blueberries every day for a month can lead to an improvement in blood vessel function and a decrease in systolic blood pressure in healthy people. Researchers from King's College London studied 40 healthy volunteers for one month. They were randomly given ei more

  • Increased phosphate intake elevates blood pressure in healthy adults

    If more phosphate is consumed with food, blood pressure and pulse rate increase in healthy young adults. These findings were shown by a study led by the University of Basel and published in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. They make processed cheese spreadable, prevent coffee from more

  • How a Mediterranean diet could reduce osteoporosis

    Eating a Mediterranean-type diet could reduce bone loss in people with osteoporosis - according to new research from the University of East Anglia. New findings published today show that sticking to a diet rich in fruit, vegetables, nuts, unrefined cereals, olive oil, and fish can reduce hip bone lo more

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Do Vitamin Supplements Really Work?

You’ve seen them in late night commercials and at your local pharmacy—little pills that claim to cure your cold, help you wake up or maybe help you lose weight. Vitamin and mineral supplements are everywhere and generate billions of dollars in revenue in the U.S. each year. But do they really work? more

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The Chemical Structures of Vitamins

Currently, there are 13 recognised vitamins: vitamins A to E, including a range of B vitamins, and vitamin K. Generally, we can stick all of the vitamins into two broad categories. The fat soluble vitamins, vitamins A, D E, and K, can be stored by our bodies in the liver or in fatty tissues. They ar more

The Chemistry of Eggs & Egg Shells

As the chemistry of chocolate is a topic that’s been pretty much exhausted on the site (see here, here, here, here, and here), for the Easter weekend we’re instead homing in on the ‘egg’ side of Easter Eggs. For such a simple staple of the kitchen, the chemistry of eggs is surprisingly complex. Here more

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Vitamin

Vitamin of Vitamin A ) A vitamin is a nutrient that is an organic compound required in tiny amounts for essential metabolic reactions in a living organism.Kutsky, R.J. (1973). Handbook of Vitamins and Hormones. New York:Van Nostrand Reinhold. ... more

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