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New study: Eating foods rich in antioxidants corresponds to a reduced risk of diabetes type 2

Evidence from recent studies suggests that oxidative stress may play a role in the development of type 2 diabetes as well as cardiovascular disease. Oxidative stress is caused by the production of free oxygen radicals in the body, which cause damage to cell structures. Though the body has endogenous antioxidants …

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Anthocyanins from fruits may benefit the cardiovascular system through platelet chemokines

Anthocyanins have been shown to positively affect the functioning of many organs and systems, including the immune , nervous and cardiovascular systems. A new study published in Nutrition and Metabolism has now revealed another possible mechanism through which anthocyanins, a type of flavonoid, benefit the cardiovascular system. In the study which …

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BLACKCURRANT JUICE: PROMISING WEAPON AGAINST ALZHEIMER’S

Blackcurrant juice may be more than a refreshing and healthy drink. Recent studies show that it may not only help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease, but also slow down the disease’s progression in those who already have it. And it’s good for our brains as well. As of 2015, …

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2 New Year’s Drinks Packed with Anti-Inflammatory Health Benefits

By Carl Thompson. Along with the pleasures of the season come some possible risks, particularly if you suffer from medical conditions related to inflammation, such as arthritis or rheumatism. The condition can make sugary desserts and sweet holiday drinks worrisome. Some of the ingredients they contain can aggravate inflammation, and …

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Blackcurrant takes center stage in Alzheimer´s research

By Akam Anyangwe Dementia is a loss of mental ability severe enough to interfere with normal activities of daily living, lasting more than six months, not present since birth, and not associated with a loss or alteration of consciousness. The most common form of dementia is Alzheimer’s disease which accounts …

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Blackcurrant extract triggers same process as cholesterol lowering drugs, statins.

Black currant consumption can potentially reduce diet-induced fatty liver (steatosis) and other metabolic dysfunctions according to a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition. This adds to the long list of health benefits  from eating blackcurrant. Click here to  read the article.

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Effect of blackcurrant on kidney stone formation

Effect of blackcurrant-, cranberry- and plum juice consumption on risk factors associated with kidney stone formation By: Kessler T, Jansen B, Hesse A. Abstract OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the influence of plum-, cranberry- and blackcurrant juice on urinary stone risk factors. DESIGN: Investigations were carried out in 12 healthy male subjects aged …

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