Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression

Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression Antidepressant foods: An evidence-based nutrient profiling system for depression The objective of this study is to determine which foods are the most nutrient dense sources of nutrients demonstrated by human studies published in the current scientific literature to play a role in the prevention and promotion…

Lung Function Decline Dramatically Slowed with a Flavonoid

  Lung Function Decline Dramatically Slowed with a Flavonoid Lung Function Decline Dramatically Slowed with a Flavonoid Previous research has shown that the plant-produced chemicals known as flavonoids have beneficial antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Anthocyanins, the type of flavonoid investigated in the current study, have been detected in lung tissue shortly after being ingested, and…

Trans Fats make brain go Hmmm?

Trans fat consumption is linked to diminished memory in working-aged adults – For those eating the highest amounts of trans fats, this translated to an estimated 11 fewer words (a more than 10 percent reduction in words remembered), compared to adults who ate the least trans fat. (The average number of words correctly recalled was…

Organic fertilizers and Crop intensification can be a long-term solution to perennial food shortages in Africa

Chemical Fertilizers degrade the soil and reduce food production over time PUBLIC RELEASE DATE: 17-Mar-2014 Growing more food on the same size of land is key to increasing food production in Africa to meet the needs of an ever-growing population Farmers in Africa can increase their food production if they avoid over dependence on chemical fertilizers,…

Detection of apple juices and cereals which exceed permitted levels of mycotoxins

Contact: Press Office info@agenciasinc.es 34-914-251-820 FECYT – Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology              VIDEO:   This video discusses the detection of excessive levels of mycotoxins in apple juices and cereals. Click here for more information.      Researchers from the University of Granada (Spain) have analysed the presence of patulin, a type of toxin…