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1.Beta-Carotene
Note: All the significant positive evidence for beta-carotene applies to food sources, not supplements. Beta-carotene belongs to a family of natural chemicals known as /epnat/herb_supp/carotenoids 104659 doc carotenoids . Widely found in plants, carotenoids along with another group of chemicals, bioflavonoids, give color to fruits, vegetables, and ...
Score: 100%
 
2.Nutrition for Cigarette Smokers
Cigarette smoking is one of the biggest risk factors for cancer and heart disease. The more cigarettes a person smokes and the longer it's kept up, the greater the risk of dying from cancer, heart attack, or stroke. Probably less well known is that smokers are also much more likely to catch colds and other infections. Of course, the best remedy for...
Score: 94%
 
3.Photosensitivity
Everyone will burn if exposed to enough ultraviolet radiation from the sun or other sources. However, some people burn particularly easily or develop exaggerated skin reactions to sunlight. Doctors call this condition photosensitivity. For some people, consuming certain medications or plant products or rubbing them on their skin can cause photosens...
Score: 91%
 
4.Vitamin A
Vitamin A is a fat-soluble antioxidant that protects your cells against damaging free radicals and plays other vital roles in the body. However, it is potentially more dangerous than most other vitamins because it can build up to toxic levels. For this reason, it should be used with caution. It has long been assumed that beta-carotene supplements t...
Score: 89%
 
5.Sunburn
We're all familiar with sunburn the short-term skin inflammation caused by overexposure to the sun. Besides the familiar redness, pain, blistering, and flaking, overexposure to sunlight can lead to long-term skin damage, including premature aging and an increased risk of skin cancer. The chief culprit in sunburn is not the sun's heat but its ultrav...
Score: 87%
 
6.Vitamin E
Vitamin E is an /tnp/pg001664 21907 doc antioxidant that fights damaging natural substances known as free radicals. It works in lipids (fats and oils), which makes it complementary to vitamin C, which fights free radicals dissolved in water. As an antioxidant, vitamin E has been widely advocated for preventing heart disease and cancer. However, the...
Score: 85%
 
7.HIV Support
Note : None of these treatments has been proven effective as yet for the uses cited above. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus responsible for AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome). This virus progressively destroys or damages cells in the immune system, making its host vulnerable to certain cancers and infections. Opportunist...
Score: 83%
 
8.Alcoholic Hepatitis
The liver is a marvelously sophisticated chemical laboratory, capable of carrying out thousands of chemical transformations on which the body depends. The liver produces some important chemicals from scratch and modifies others to allow the body to use them better. In addition, the liver neutralizes an enormous range of toxins. Without a functionin...
Score: 81%
 
9.Minor Burns
Burns can be caused by heat, electricity, chemicals, and sun exposure. They vary in severity from causing minor pain to being life-threatening. First-degree burns are the mildest type, only damaging the top layer of skin. The skin gets red, painful, and tender. Though the skin may swell, no blisters form and the area turns white when touched. Secon...
Score: 81%
 
10.Lutein
Lutein, a chemical found in green vegetables, is a member of a family of substances known as /epnat/herb_supp/carotenoids doc 104659 carotenoids . /tnp/pg000311 doc 21547 Beta-carotene is the most famous nutrient in this class. Like beta-carotene, lutein is an /tnp/pg001664 doc 21907 antioxidant that protects our cells against damage caused by dang...
Score: 81%
 

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