10 foods that love your heart


February is NATIONAL HEART MONTH — the perfect time to reap the benefits of these …

"EAT WALNUTS EVERY DAY," was the surprising "prescription" Tuvana Bain, M.D., delivered at my annual checkup this year. Just back from a medical conference, she advised that eating a few handfuls of walnuts every day could significantly lower my levels of endothelin, a natural compound that causes inflammation of arteries and plaque buildup in blood vessels and contributes to heart disease, which is still the leading cause of death in the United States.

Do Flavonoid Intakes of Postmenopausal Women With Breast Cancer Vary on Very Low Fat Diets?


In the Women's Intervention Nutrition Study (WINS), a very low-fat eating pattern decreased breast cancer recurrence. We assessed whether the women's flavonoid intakes varied on the very low fat ...

Hesperitin Esters: Highly Stable Flavanones with Both Free Radical Scavenging and Anti-Elastase Activities


In targeting molecules destinated for treatment of skin ageing, we synthesized esters of hesperitin (4'-methoxy-5,7,3'-trihydroxyflavanone). Esterification with lauric acid was used with the aim ...

Auricular Acupressure May Improve Absorption of Flavanones in the Extracts from Citrus aurantium L. in the Human Body


Objective: To explore whether auricular acupressure could improve the absorption of flavanones in the extracts from Citrus aurantium L. in the human body. Methods: Ten (10) healthy male volunteer...

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