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Disease-fighting broccoli nutrients thrive under alternate nitrogen source

Results presented here open a promising avenue for broccoli to improve both their defensive capacity and nutritional value by controlling the nitrogen source. ©iStock

Controlling the nitrogen source used by plants can increase the nutrient profile of commercially valuable vegetables like broccoli, reducing the use of pesticides in the process. 

GALLERY: Your guide to what's happening at Vitafoods 2017

GALLERY: Your guide to what's happening at Vitafoods 2017

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Grape seed extract may protect gut from inflammation: Study

Turmeric has been used traditionally as a medicinal herb in India and South East Asia for illnesses including hepatic and rheumatic ailments. ©iStock

Curcumin concoction could combat colitis: Study

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RCT: Ashwagandha root extract may improve memory and cognitive functions

Multiple studies have shown the nitric oxide prodcution that beetroot can promote improves exercise performance in people of various ages.©iStock/Zeleno

Beetroot’s ‘anti-ageing’ effects on brain noted in post-exercise study

Delivery Formats: Will consumers sip their supplements?

Delivery Formats: Will consumers sip their supplements?

Resveratrol helped protect bone during MTX treatment. ©iStock

Resveratrol shows bone health promise for child chemotherapy patients: Study

The health enhancing properties of the avocado fruit have long been known and have been further confirmed in this latest review. ©iStock/

Avocado’s nutrient arsenal a mighty weapon against metabolic syndrome

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Ethical Naturals builds science for Oregon cranberry extracts

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