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2014-04-23 16:31:02

Technology transfer prize honors work to develop, study and bring pterostilbene to market OXFORD, Miss. and IRVINE, Calif., April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A collaboration formed by the University of Mississippi's Division of Technology Management, the USDA Agricultural Research Service's Natural Products Utilization Research Unit and natural products company ChromaDex Corp. (OTCQB: CDXC) has won a national award for excellence in technology transfer. The three organizations have won...

Attracting Wild Bees To Farms Helps To Enhance Crop Pollination
2014-04-04 11:20:46

Michigan State University Investing in habitat that attracts and supports wild bees in farms is not only an effective approach to helping enhance crop pollination, but it can also pay for itself in four years or less, according to Michigan State University research. The paper, published in the current issue of the Journal of Applied Ecology, gives farmers of pollination-dependent crops tangible results to convert marginal acreage to fields of wildflowers, said Rufus Isaacs, MSU...

2014-02-09 23:02:24

The new “Foods For Brain Health” article on the site Vkool.com covers nutrition tips to improve brain function effectively. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) February 09, 2014 The new “Foods For Brain Health” report on the website Vkool.com gives people healthy foods to enhance their brain. This article is specially designed for those people who want to improve their cognitive function and memory power naturally without using any kind of supplements and drugs. Firstly, the article reveals to...

Cognitive Performance In Older Adults Improved With Nutritional Supplement
2014-02-07 12:24:26

University of South Florida NT-020, a proprietary supplement including blueberries and green tea, improved cognitive processing speed in clinical trial participants without impaired memory Declines in the underlying brain skills needed to think, remember and learn are normal in aging. In fact, this cognitive decline is a fact of life for most older Americans. Therapies to improve the cognitive health of older adults are critically important for lessening declines in mental...

2014-01-30 12:29:18

GUELPH, ON, Jan. 30, 2014 /CNW/ - Syngenta Canada Inc. and Dalhousie University, together with the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, are partnering on an innovative research project to increase bee populations and blueberry yields in the Maritime Provinces. Canada is the world's largest producer of wild blueberries and most are grown in Quebec and in the Atlantic provinces. They are important economically and are part of our cultural identity. "An...

2014-01-09 23:27:14

Key cognitive enhancement ingredient in Biohack Pure found to be effective at boosting brain function in age-related cognitive decline. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 09, 2014 With 1 in 3 seniors dying with Alzheimer’s or another dementia (source), scientists have long been fighting to find a way to preserve brain health as we age. Now, hope comes from a little-known compound found in blueberries called pterostilbene. In clinical studies, pterostilbene has shown promise as a treatment in...

Researchers Propose Guidelines To Assess How Effective Species Are At Pollinating Crops
2013-12-10 07:00:11

North Carolina State University From tomatoes to pumpkins, most fruit and vegetable crops rely on pollination by bees and other insect species – and the future of many of those species is uncertain. Now researchers from North Carolina State University are proposing a set of guidelines for assessing the performance of pollinator species in order to determine which species are most important and should be prioritized for protection. “Widespread concerns over the fate of honey bees and...

Wild Blueberries Prevent Metabolic Syndrome
2013-11-06 11:14:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A bowl full of wild blueberries is not only a delicious treat, it can also protect the body against a whole host of metabolic problems if eaten daily, according to a new report in the journal Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism. The study focused on how a long-term wild blueberry diet may help improve or prevent issues related to a condition dubbed metabolic syndrome. "The metabolic syndrome (MetS) is a group of risk factors...

Blueberries Lose Some ‘Superfood’ Properties When Baked
2013-10-30 19:04:11

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online Blueberries may not be so super after all when faced with the gooey-powers that reside in an oven. Researchers set out to study how cooking and baking affect blueberries’ “superfood” properties. The team wrote in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry that putting this popular fruit in dishes like pie changes the excellent health benefits that blueberries offer. Blueberries are known as a “superfood” because...

2013-10-29 23:01:25

All natural skin care line, Airelle Skin, is quickly gaining a presence in Hollywood. Calabasas, CA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Airelle Skin, the natural anti-aging skin care line formulated with a unique extract from the Maine blueberry plant, has found much success in Hollywood recently. Airelle has been used by makeup artists on shows like The Voice, American Idol, Dancing with the Stars, Twisted, Melissa and Joey, and several others. Recently, celebrity makeup artist Farah Bunch stated,...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.