Antioxidants fight oxidation, which can spoil food and alcohol and harm cells in the body. Now, researchers have woven antioxidants into nanofiber mats, which release the vital compounds slowly and could be useful for food coverings or bandages.
We love our coffee, but often feel guilty when we reach for a third (or fourth). A recent large study suggests our guilt may be unfounded and that in fact, frequent coffee consumption – even eight cups per day – can improve our chances at living that little bit longer.
A new breakthrough at the University of Colorado is the latest advance in the burgeoning realm of anti-aging science, demonstrating how a chemically altered nutritional supplement may well reverse aging of the blood vessels, in turn giving cardiovascular health a vital boost.