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04.2010

Massachusetts Beverage Business

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RED WINE AND DARK CHOCOLATE – CANCER KILLERS?

Could there be anything sweeter? According to research presented at a recent Technology, Entertainment, Design Conference, both Cabernet and chocolate are potent medicine for killing cancer. Red grapes and dark chocolate join blueberries, garlic, soy, and teas as ingredients that starve cancer while feeding bodies. said at the conference. “We are rating foods based on their cancer-fighting qualities,” said Angiogenesis Foundation head William Li. “What we eat is really our chemotherapy three times a day.” [...] Read More »

PALE ALES GOOD FOR THE BONES

Milk may do a body good but your bones could also get a boost from having a beer or two. According to a recent study, beer is not only a good source of dietary silicon, which is key for bone health, but the silicon levels vary depending on the type of beer and the malting process used to produce it. Researchers at the UC Davis performed chemical analyses on beer’s ingredients and measured the silicon [...] Read More »

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