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Despite being touted for their health benefits, antioxidant supplements might do little more for you than snake oil.
Iron can be used by our body for good or bad, depending on which cells get a hold of it.
In this Moment of Science, we discuss the possible anticancer benefits of drinking green tea.
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Measuring the aggregate economic impact of smoking is hard. However, it's easy to see the misery it causes in individual lives.
I've heard a lot about how antioxidants can help prevent disease. Does that mean that I should eat as much antioxidant rich foods as possible?
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