antioxidants

Red wine antioxidants used in novel heart procedure

Antioxidant compounds found in red wine are advancing the treatment of heart disease. Researchers from Louisiana State University are developing…

Drinking tea and red wine ‘reduces type 2 diabetes risk’

People who consume foods and drinks that are rich in antioxidants have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes,…

Green tea drinkers live longer: a daily cup seems to protect against disease

A daily cup of green tea lowers the risk of heart disease and premature death, according to research published in…

Frying vegetables ‘is healthier than boiling them’ — as long as you use extra virgin olive oil

The healthiest way to cook vegetables is to fry them, according to a study by researchers from the University of…

Time to dump those pills: antioxidants found to hasten spread of cancer

In 1999 a book called The Antioxidant Miracle was released. Its publicity material stated: ‘A pill that strengthens your heart,…

From potions to pills, the biggest anti-ageing myths (and scams) revealed

Nobody likes getting old. It’s one of the first things we figured out about ourselves, when we started writing down…