Posts Tagged ‘fruit’

According to a report presented at the 240th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in Boston, the first evidence has been found that the polyphenol compounds found in fruit and vegetables – particularly those fruit and vegetables which are deep red, orange, or blue in colour – may combat age-related brain damage by activating the […]

Emma Brown, an academic at the University of Ulster, and who won the UK Young Scientist of the Year award in 2006, has spent the past three years conducting investigations into the cancer-fighting potential of soft fruit (raspberries, strawberries, blackcurrants, and lingonberries), exposing Human colonic cancer cells at various stages of development to the digested […]