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The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man.

—Charles Darwin, English naturalist (1809–1882)

Wild animals never kill for sport. Man is the only one to whom the torture and death of his fellow creatures is amusing in itself.

—James A. Froude, English historian (1818–1894)

If you visit the killing floor of a slaughterhouse, it will brand your soul for life.

—Howard Lyman, author of Mad Cowboy

A man can live and be healthy without killing animals for food; therefore, if he eats meat, he participates in taking animal life merely for the sake of his appetite. And to act so is immoral.

—Leo Tolstoy, Russian novelist (1828–1910)

Grapefruit is a great fighter against diabetes

četvrtak, 2. rujna 2010.

Naringenin, an antioxidant that makes grapefruit taste bitter, mimics the effects of two drugs used in cases of type 2 diabetes.

Grapefruit should be able to help in the prevention and fight against diabetes. The secret of its strength lies in naringenin, an antioxidant that gives the fruit a bitter taste. According to experts with the Jewish University in Jerusalem, these antioxidants can have the same effect as the two existing drugs that are used in cases of type 2 diabetes Naringenin simply improves the sensitivity of the body to insulin. Diabetes occurs when the body can not produce enough of the hormone that regulates blood sugar levels. Considering this fact becomes clear why the grapefruit potential new ally in the fight against diabetes.

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