What nutrients are there in cranberries ?

This review by Pappas and Schaich discusses Vaccinium macrocarpon, the American cranberry, recording a comprehensive list of phytochemical components, and their prevalence in cranberry fruit and its products. Increased dietary consumption of fruits and vegetables may improve increased cardiovascular health and may reduced the risk of cancer, stroke, degenerative diseases, loss of functionality associated with…

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The biology of obesity

The biology of obesity A review in Proceedings of the Nutrition Society (2005), 65, 31-38 Trayburn P Obesity is a preoccupation of modern nutrition. The founding fathers of our science would never have believed that the eradication of some major nutritional problems would lead to this particular epidemic.The biology of obesity includes]The fundamental mechanisms of…

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