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Interstitial cystitis vs bacterial cystitis

The common cystitis is an inflammation of the bladder caused most often by the E-coli bacteria and can be treated in severe cases with antibiotics.  Cystitis is a chronic disease.  It lasts over time.  Although the two diseases have many symptoms in common, there should be no mixing up because […]

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Blueberry honey and the bees

  The wild blueberry is self-infertile and it must, for fertilization, count on the presence of external assistance such as bees. There are many native bees that make a part of the job but they are far from sufficient given the extent of cultivation of blueberry fields. To give a […]

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Research references

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Nutritional Guide

The World Health Organization is the directing and coordinating authority for global health. It implements nutrition goals around the world to promote good health and prevent diseases. According to this worldwide health agency, a healthy diet helps protect against malnutrition and non communicable diseases such as obesity, diabetes, heart disease, stroke and cancer

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The anthocyanins of Wild Blueberries (Vaccinium Angustifolium)

Wild blueberries play a leading role in the prevention of several chronic diseases, thanks mainly to the presence of phenolic compounds, especially anthocyanins and proanthocyanidins. Wild blueberry extracts (Vaccinium augustifolium) possess antioxidant properties that protect cells against free radicals. These properties are mainly due to powerful antioxidants called anthocyanins. Several […]

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The phenolic compounds of Lingonberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)

Lingonberries (vaccinium vitis-idea), also known cowberries, grow among small woody plants on the banks of the St. Lawrence Gulf. Lingonberry plants produce red fruits which are very rich in antioxidant compounds, mainly phenolic compounds such as flavonols, anthocyanins, catechines, caffeoyl and ferulic acid. The cowberry fruit offers very interesting pharmacological […]