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Can citrus ward off your risk of stroke?

Posted February 16, 2014

Eating foods that contain vitamin C may reduce your risk of the most common type of hemorrhagic stroke, according to a study released today that will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia, April 26 to May 3, 2014.

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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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Adding Citrus Fiber to Meatballs Improves Nutritional Quality, Does Not Affect Taste, MU Researcher Finds

Posted October 14, 2013

Many American diets fall short of meeting nutritional guidelines resulting in burgeoning obesity rates and health problems across the nation. Statistics show that most Americans consume only half of the daily recommended amount of dietary fiber.

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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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Effects of legume kernel fibres and citrus fibre on putative risk factors for colorectal cancer: a randomised, double-blind, crossover human intervention trial

Posted July 17, 2013

In some studies, high intake of dietary fibre has been associated with a lower risk of colorectal cancer. The present study aimed to compare physiological effects of three legume kernel fibres and citrus fibre on blood lipids (primary outcome: LDL cholesterol) and colonic health.

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Green tea plus citrus provides new level of cancer protection

Posted October 3, 2012

A large study was recently carried out in Japan to assess citrus fruit consumption as a means of preventing cancer. The results were surprising: citrus fruit had a markedly lower risk for multiple cancers, but only for green tea drinkers. More importantly, daily citrus consumption provided significant protection above and beyond that obtained by drinking green tea alone.

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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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