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2011-10-03 09:00:00

SUNRISE, Fla., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- NaturaNectar LLC, just announced that it has made significant progress with its exclusive standardized variations of bee propolis extracts (PWE(TM) and FLAV(TM)) allowing for the launch of the first line of functional supplements from propolis in the USA. "These products are only possible because of the significant work done for decades in Scandinavia by our Partner PRC - Propolis Research Centre A/S, the strong partnership with the...

2011-07-15 00:00:35

ECO VITA is pleased to announce Ten-Chi Cha, a Japanese herbal tea designed for optimum detoxification. Literally translated, it means "Heaven and Earth Tea," and incorporates a blend of 12 ancient Japanese herbs used for centuries to rid the body of toxins and impurities. The newly improved tea will be released on July 14, 2011 with new package design. Rockleigh, NJ (PRWEB) July 14, 2011 Does anyone know if there is a more natural way to fight the aging process? Herbal detox tea contains...

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2011-07-14 11:31:11

More than 500,000 tons of onion waste are thrown away in the European Union each year. However, scientists say this could have a use as food ingredients. The brown skin and external layers are rich in fiber and flavonoids, while the discarded bulbs contain sulphurous compounds and fructans. All of these substances are beneficial to health. Production of onion waste has risen over recent years in line with the growing demand for these bulbs. More than 500,000 tons of waste are generated in the...

2011-04-13 21:45:55

New research supported by Nutrilite Health Institute shows older compared to younger adults have up to 80 percent higher intakes of select phytonutrients Although only one in 10 American adults eats enough fruits and vegetables, new research being presented at the Experimental Biology meeting this week in Washington, D.C., finds older adults are consuming higher levels of carotenoids, flavonoids and other phytonutrients found in fruits and vegetables that are thought to support healthy aging....

2011-02-03 15:30:00

SUDBURY, Mass., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quercegen Pharmaceuticals LLC, producer of plant-based nutrients for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries and creator of Q-Force(TM), was notified that its QU995(TM), The World's Purest Quercetin(TM), received GRAS ("Generally Recognized As Safe") notified status on November 22, 2010 under U.S. Food and Drug Administration GRAS Inventory Number GRN 341. A copy of the comprehensive safety dossier submitted to the FDA by Quercegen can...

2010-12-08 07:07:00

BARTOW, Fla., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Drinking orange juice every day may have important heart health benefits. A recent study published online in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that consuming about two cups of 100 percent orange juice every day for one month significantly lowered diastolic blood pressure among men who were slightly overweight, but otherwise healthy.(1) Improvements also were seen in other indicators of cardiovascular health, notably better...

2010-12-02 07:00:00

HARBIN, China, Dec. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Botanic Pharmaceutical Inc. (NYSE Amex: CBP) ("China Botanic" or the "Company"), a developer, manufacturer and distributor of botanical products, bio-pharmaceuticals and traditional Chinese medicines ("TCM"), today announced that the Company's Siberian Ginseng (Acanthopanax) Total Flavonoids Extract ("Siberian Ginseng Flavonoids Extract") was awarded the third prize by the recently held Heilongjiang Province Science and...

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2010-11-03 14:45:40

With the demand for organically produced food increasing, scientists are reporting new evidence that organically grown onions, carrots, and potatoes generally do not have higher levels of healthful antioxidants and related substances than vegetables grown with traditional fertilizers and pesticides. Their study appears in ACS' bi-weekly Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. In the study, Pia Knuthsen and colleagues point out that there are many reasons to pay a premium for organic food...

2010-08-18 06:50:00

ERLANGER, Ky., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- WILD Flavors, Inc. (WILD) is excited to announce the creation of a new line of featured flavors. These new flavor creations cover a wide array of flavor profiles, adding a delightful, enticing and fresh taste. Designed to be used in a variety of beverage and food applications, our flavors pair perfectly with our Health Ingredient Technology & Solutions - H.I.T.S.(R) line of functional, efficacious ingredients. Featured Flavors for WILD's Health...

2010-07-13 02:36:36

Consuming more vitamin E through the diet appears to be associated with a lower risk of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, according to a report in the July issue of Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Oxidative stress"”damage to the cells from oxygen exposure"”is thought to play a role in the development of Alzheimer's disease, according to background information in the article. Experimental data suggest that antioxidants, nutrients that help repair this...