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Americans believe apples should take their place alongside blueberries, cranberries and pomegranates as 21st century superfruit, according to a new market survey Apples: The Next Superfruit, prepared by SupermarketGuru.com and The Lempert Report.
Apples, wild blueberries and tart cherries: Why home-grown fruits are every bit as 'super' as their exotic counterparts...
While demand for some more exotic fruits can wax and then rapidly wane after celebrity backers lose interest, and over-use (and abuse) has devalued the term ‘super fruit’ somewhat, enthusiasm about fruits of all kinds continues to grow...
Three or more servings of blueberries and strawberries per week may slash a woman’s risk of a heart attack by as much as 33%, says a new study from Harvard.
Supplemental blueberries for only 12 weeks may boost memory in older people with early memory problems, says a new study from the US.
Antioxidant-rich extracts of blueberries may counter the detrimental effect of excessive exercise, according to new results from a new study from New Zealand.
A daily smoothie containing bioactive ingredients from blueberry increased sensitivity to insulin, and may reduce the risk of developing diabetes in at-risk people, says a new study.
Consumption of dried apples may lower the risk of developing cardiovascular disease in postmenopausal women by slashing levels of ‘bad’ cholesterol by almost a quarter, according to new research data.
Biofortification of broccoli and tomatoes may lead to increased levels of potentially anti-cancer compounds, according to results of an American study.
When looking to enjoy the great flavor and health benefits of pomegranate without all of the fuss, Freeze-dried Pomegranate Arils from Van Drunen Farms (VDF) are the perfect solution!
Supplements of a freeze-dried strawberry may improve cholesterol levels by about five per cent, according to a study with overweight women.
Concentrates of fruit and vegetables taken as capsules may reduce the symptoms of common cold by 20 per cent, suggests a new study from Germany.
Fruits & Vegetables Important to Combating Obesity, American Obesity Rates Climb Again - New Reports
The report contains rankings of state obesity rates, reviews federal and state government policies aimed at reducing or preventing obesity, and provides recommendations for addressing obesity within health reform.
Of the many abstracts presented at Experimental Biology 2013 in Boston last week, at least two targeted mango fruit (Mangifera indica). It appears the fruit may have an influence on both obesity markers and breast cancer cells.
The study showed that a serving of Wild Blueberries had more antioxidant capacity than a serving of cranberries, strawberries, raspberries, apples, and even cultivated blueberries.
The potential of pomegranate extracts and juices to protect against prostate cancer may be due to direct interaction with genes, according to a new study.
Increased intake of vitamin C-rich foods may reduce the risk of hardening of the arteries, and ultimately protect against heart disease, says a new study from Norway.
Juice made from wild blueberries may reduce oxidative damage to DNA by around 3% and decrease the risk of cardiovascular and degenerative diseases, suggests new data.