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Langsat peel a potential source of natural antioxidants

Langsat (Lansium domesticum) is a tropical fruit that is commonly cultivated in Southeast Asia. The fruit is rich in fibre, vitamins and minerals, while the peel of langsat contains phenolics and carotenoids, and is traditionally ...

dateJul 08, 2015 in Other
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Carrots' antioxidant value boosted by ultraviolet light

Exposing sliced carrots to UV-B, one of the three kinds of ultraviolet light in sunshine, can boost the antioxidant activity of the colorful veggie. That's according to preliminary studies by U.S. Department of Agriculture ...

dateJan 06, 2011 in Other
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Pecans provide neurological protection

Eating about a handful of pecans each day may play a role in protecting the nervous system, according to a new animal study published in the current issue of Current Topics in Nutraceutical Research. The study, conducted ...

dateJun 09, 2010 in Health
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