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Antioxidants are substances that protect cells from the damage caused by free radicals (unstable molecules made by the process of oxidation during normal metabolism). Free radicals may play a part in cancer, heart disease, stroke, and other diseases of aging. Antioxidants include beta-carotene, lycopene, vitamins A, C, and E, and other natural and manufactured substances.
Flavonoids in sorghum roots may lead to development of frost-resistant crop

Flavonoids in sorghum roots may lead to development of frost-resistant crop

Researchers identify metabolically responsive “switch” that reduces tumor growth

Researchers identify metabolically responsive “switch” that reduces tumor growth

Researchers show how gut microbiomes change the nature of cancer mutations

Researchers show how gut microbiomes change the nature of cancer mutations

Fruit and vegetable byproducts have beneficial effects on gut microbiota

Fruit and vegetable byproducts have beneficial effects on gut microbiota

Novel silicon-based antioxidant agent may prevent kidney failure and Parkinson's disease

Novel silicon-based antioxidant agent may prevent kidney failure and Parkinson's disease

Novel mechanism allows the immune system to control autoimmunity, cancer

Novel mechanism allows the immune system to control autoimmunity, cancer

Scientists Revealed Usefulness Of Culinary Herbs

Scientists Revealed Usefulness Of Culinary Herbs

Amperometric Sensors Assist In Analyzing Food Safety

Amperometric Sensors Assist In Analyzing Food Safety

Drinking Green Tea May Help With Food Allergies

Drinking Green Tea May Help With Food Allergies

Exposing the difference between hot- and cold-brew coffee

Exposing the difference between hot- and cold-brew coffee

Genetic variation in taste receptors could help inform food production

Genetic variation in taste receptors could help inform food production