KAREN NACHAY

Rose petals contain compounds that may have antimutagenic properties.Health benefits of rose compounds
A rose is the flower most associated with love (St. Valentine’s Day) and championship sports (the Kentucky Derby is also known as the run for the roses). But this flower, popular the world over, is also becoming more widely known for its disease risk-prevention properties, as shown in a new study published in Journal of Food Science.

Knowing that colorful rose petals are high in phenolics and anthocyanin, and that roses have been shown to have antiinflamma…

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