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Onion extract exhibits therapeutic effects against cadmium toxicity

Posted January 26, 2014

One of the most commonly eaten vegetables may help protect the body against heavy metals, according to studies linking onion extracts to reduced damage from cadmium exposure.

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Sofrito Contains Substances That Reduce Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

Posted November 18, 2013

The combination of tomato, olive oil, garlic and onion in a sofrito increases the amount of polyphenols and carotenoids. These bioactive compounds respectively help to prevent cardiovascular diseases and cancer. This is contained in a study carried out by the University of Barcelona and the CIBERobn network, Spain, which confirms sofrito as an essential part of the Mediterranean diet.

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Tearless Onions Could Help Fight Cardiovascular Disease

Posted November 7, 2013

Tearless onions have been found to be good for heart health, say researchers. The findings of the study are published in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.

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Eat garlic and onions every day for optimum heart health, immunity, cancer prevention

Posted May 15, 2013

Garlic and onions, two of the most popular flavoring accompaniments in American cooking today, not only serve a culinary purpose to make foods taste more flavorful. These two popular parts of the American diet actually contain a plethora of health benefits within.

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Are onions healthier than many superfruits?

Posted August 9, 2012

Onions are not only a savory cooking staple to use as an inexpensive seasoning and flavoring agent in your favorite recipes. They also happen to be literally packed with beneficial compounds. So packed in fact, that they are actually healthier ounce for ounce than most “superfruits” like pomegranates, goji berries and blueberries.

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Herbal Remedies for Oral Health

Posted April 30, 2012

As herbal medications and supplements are becoming more popular, some dentists have incorporated them into their practice. Herbs have potent effects on the body. Herbal supplements contain essential extracts of a plant source, in a concentrated manner placed most often in a liquid, capsule or tablet. Most prescription drugs are the synthetic chemical forms of what was originally derived from a plant. If you are taking any herbal and vitamin supplements, make sure to let your dentist know.

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