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Citrus gets an A-plus for Vitamin C

Posted February 6, 2014

In this cold and bleak winter, citrus is a great way to brighten up dinnertime with in-season produce while giving your immune system a boost.

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Component of Citrus Fruits Found to Block the Formation of Kidney Cysts

Posted October 3, 2013

A new study published in British Journal of Pharmacology has identified that a component of grapefruit and other citrus fruits, naringenin, successfully blocks the formation of kidney cysts. Known as polycystic kidney disease, this is an inherited disorder which leads to the loss of kidney function, high blood pressure and the need for dialysis. Few treatment options are currently available.

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Benefits of consuming whole, fresh lemons

Posted September 30, 2013

One fruit that is rich in fiber and low in calories is lemon. Aside from giving flavor to drinks and lemon bars, lemons have a lot of health benefits, so it is advantageous to add them to one’s diet, especially for those who have unhealthy eating habits. A lemon of medium size has no fat and contains only 24 calories. It is rich in vitamin C and contains potassium and iron.

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Citrus extract shows weight management potential: Study

Posted September 3, 2013

A blend of extracts from red orange, grapefruit, sweet orange, and guarana can reduce abdominal fat, waist and hip circumference, French researchers have found.

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Look Young With Citrus

Posted July 27, 2013

You always wanted a glowing and radiant skin but did not know what to do? Well, here is a simple solution. Eat citrus fruits and add beauty to your skin. According to scientists, oranges and other citrus fruits can help you get the skin of your dreams. Topically apply citrus juices and get the sparkling skin, naturally!

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Citrus fruits offer lot more than vitamin C!

Posted May 28, 2012

Citrus fruits like lemons, grapefruits and oranges are water-dense, sweet and delicious and are packed with healthy dose of vitamin C – one of the most important antioxidants required for the body.

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Kiwis spearhead major vitamin D clinical trial

Posted April 30, 2012

A $5.5 million study to determine whether vitamin D helps heart disease patients is being tackled by Auckland researchers. The four-year study will look at 5000 patients with cardiovascular disease, Auckland University Tamaki campus professor Robert Scragg said.

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New Developments in the Field of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Posted April 30, 2012

Though Traditional Chinese Medicine has been around for ages, literally, modern medicine is only now fathoming all of the ways in which this ancient method of healing can be beneficial to us. We take a look at some recent findings with relation to TCM or traditional Chinese medicine.

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