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Tannins

Tannins in sorghum and benefits focus of genetic research

Posted July 13, 2012

They might be called a blessing or a curse — tannins, which are present in certain sorghums, contain health-promoting antioxidant properties, but also provide a bitter taste and decreased protein digestibility. To better understand tannins, their role in sorghum and how they can be altered to improve sorghum’s use as food and feed, a team of scientists led by Kansas State University and U.S. Department of Agriculture researchers, has cloned the tannin gene in sorghum.

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Taurine benefits – prevent coronary heart disease

Posted April 30, 2012

Taking taurine supplements or eating taurine rich foods may help more than taurine deficiency. It may also help prevent coronary heart disease (CHD) or coronary artery disease in individuals with high serum cholesterol levels, according to a new study released online by European Journal of Nutrition.

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Taurine helps cut heart disease risk in women with high cholesterol – study

Posted April 30, 2012

A new study published online in the Feb 9, 2012 issue of the journal European Journal of Nutrition suggests that having a diet high in taurine may help reduce risk of coronary heart disease (CHD) in women with high total serum cholesterol.

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Nutrient found in dark meat of poultry, some seafood, may have cardiovascular benefits

Posted April 30, 2012

A nutrient found in the dark meat of poultry may provide protection against coronary heart disease (CHD) in women with high cholesterol, according to a study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center.

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Taurine Found To Protect Some From Coronary Heart Disease

Posted April 30, 2012

A nutrient found in the dark meat of poultry may provide protection against coronary heart disease (CHD) in women with high cholesterol, according to a study by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center.

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