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Diets Rich in Antioxidant Resveratrol Fail to Reduce Deaths, Heart Disease or Cancer

Diets Rich in Antioxidant Resveratrol Fail to Reduce Deaths, Heart Disease or Cancer | Lung Cancer Dispatch | Scoop.it

"A study of Italians who consume a diet rich in resveratrol -- the compound found in red wine, dark chocolate and berries -- finds they live no longer than and are just as likely to develop cardiovascular disease or cancer as those who eat or drink smaller amounts of the antioxidant."

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ScienceDaily  |  May 12, 2014

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ScienceDaily  |  May 12, 2014

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An Apple a Day, and Other Myths

An Apple a Day, and Other Myths | Lung Cancer Dispatch | Scoop.it

"A trip to almost any bookstore or a cruise around the Internet might leave the impression that avoiding cancer is mostly a matter of watching what you eat. One source after another promotes the protective powers of 'superfoods,' rich in antioxidants and other phytochemicals, or advises readers to emulate the diets of Chinese peasants or Paleolithic cave dwellers.


"But there is a yawning divide between this nutritional folklore and science. During the last two decades the connection between the foods we eat and the cellular anarchy called cancer has been unraveling string by string."

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The New York Times  |  Apr 21, 2014

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The New York Times  |  Apr 21, 2014