humble onion could
Andhra Pradesh ~ India ~ International ~ City ~ Entertainment ~ Business ~ Sports ~ Technology ~ Health ~ Features
Breast Cancer ~ Swine Flu ~ Lung Cancer ~ Heart attack ~ Pregnancy ~ All Health Topics
Home / Health News / 2010 / October 2010 / October 7, 2010
The humble red onion could help prevent heart disease
RSS / Print / Comments

Cholesterol

A cuppa thrice a day can 'protect against heart attacks'

The humble red onion could help prevent heart disease

New discovery may lead to better cholesterol drugs

More on Cholesterol

Daily Mail

Ikea founder labelled a tight-fisted former neo-Nazi in new book

TV licensing staff in UK given manual to detect when customers are angry

Kristen Stewart has new Twilight love rival

More on Daily Mail

Protein

Reportlinker Adds Global Milk Industry

Cellular defect that leads to cancer discovered

Why family history ups Alzheimers risk - especially from the maternal side

More on Protein

Coronary heart disease

The humble red onion could help prevent heart disease

Poor kidney function linked to brain and heart problems

Chocolate eaters 'less likely to have heart disease'

More on Coronary heart disease

Heart attack

F1 legend James Hunt 'slept with 5,000 women'

A cuppa thrice a day can 'protect against heart attacks'

Loss of cell powerhouses linked to Parkinson's

More on Heart attack

Health News

New study confirms smoking, cancer link (reissue)
Taking up smoking results in epigenetic changes associated with the development of cancer, UK scientists have reported. ANI

Blame your mom for your muffin top or thunder thighs
A new study by an international team of researchers, including Cambridge and Oxford experts, has revealed that our propensity to be apple or pear-shaped is at least partly in our genes. ANI

Chemicals in mother's blood linked to child's obesity
A team of scientists has revealed that babies whose mothers had relatively high levels of the chemical DDE in their blood were more likely to both grow rapidly during their first 6 months and to have a high body ma*s index (BMI) by 14 months. ANI

The humble red onion could help prevent heart disease

Scientists have claimed that the humble red onion could help prevent heart disease.


London, Oct 07 : Scientists have claimed that the humble red onion could help prevent heart disease.

They have discovered that the vegetable - commonly used in Mediterranean and Indian cuisine - helps remove bad Cholesterol.asp">cholesterol from the body, which can cause heart attacks and strokes.

At the same time red onions retain the body's good Cholesterol.asp">cholesterol, hich help protect against heart disease

Scientists in Hong Kong fed crushed-up red onions to hamsters who had all been put on a high-Cholesterol.asp">cholesterol diet.

They found that after eight weeks levels of bad Cholesterol.asp">cholesterol, or low density lipoprotein (LDL), had dropped by an average of 20 per cent.

"This results support the claim that the regular consumption of onion reduces the risk of coronary heart disease," the Daily Mail quoted Zhen Yu Chen, who was in charge of the research carried out at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as saying.

ANI

Link to this page

Suggested pages for your additional reading
AndhraNews.net on Facebook






© 2000-2017 AndhraNews.net. All Rights Reserved and are of their respective owners.
Disclaimer, Terms of Service & Privacy Policy | Contact Us