A new study currently being conducted in the United States is focusing on the health benefits of antioxidant substances found in dark chocolate, coffee, red wine, olive oil and other food supplements. The American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society, is holding a symposium on those substances during its 246th National Meeting and Exposition. Reports in the symposium involve substances that consumers know best as 'antioxidants,' and that scientists term 'phenolic derivatives.' These ingredients, found naturally in certain foods and sold as dietary supplements, have been linked with health benefits that include reducing the risk of heart disease and cancer.Source: ANI << Researchers Link Cholesterol Metabolism in Our Body With An... Shut Down of HIV Hospital in Ukraine Draws Protests from th... >> Recommended Reading Olive Oil and Its Benefits The anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant properties are responsible for the health benefits of olive oil. READ MORE Mediterranean Diet Mediterranean diet has long been considered one of the healthiest diets on the planet. This diet plan discourages the use of saturated fats and hydrogenated oils while cooking meals. READ MORE High Blood Pressure and Herbs Drug intervention need not be the only option to help lower your moderately high blood pressure. Lifestyle changes along with herb remedies such as garlic, arjuna, sarpagandha, and olive can serve the purpose. READ MORE Dark Green Leafy Veggies All green foods contain an abundance of chlorophyll. Chlorophyll can actually help restore health and vitality. READ MORE Diet, Nutrition and Supplements for Osteo-Arthritis and Rheumatoid Arthritis Rheumatoid arthritis patients should consume a diet rich in natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrients and avoid foods like sugar, saturated fats, and trans fatty acids. READ MORE Fats That Donít Make You Fat! There are many fats, which keep us healthy, and eaten in moderation are beneficial in weight loss programs. READ MORE Food Combinations that Affect Your Well Being Combining the foods to give you the optimum nutritional value is the key to healthy eating. READ MORE Know Chocolates Better Chocolates are healthy. Here are the most important things you have to know about chocolates - its history, types, health benefits of eating different kinds of chocolates and why people love chocolates. Itís all here. READ MORE Top Foods for Naturally Glowing Face and Radiant Skin All healthy foods will give you great skin, but some of them are better than others for a glowing face and skin. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Iron Intake Calculator Accident and Trauma Care Turmeric Powder - Health Benefits, Uses & Side Effects More News on: Mediterranean DietDiet Lifestyle and Heart DiseaseHigh Blood Pressure and HerbsOlive Oil and Its BenefitsDiet, Nutrition and Supplements for Osteo-Arthritis and Rheumatoid ArthritisKnow Chocolates BetterFood Combinations that Affect Your Well BeingDark Green Leafy VeggiesTop Foods for Naturally Glowing Face and Radiant SkinFats That Donít Make You Fat!