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2009-11-23 09:39:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue. The Market for Heart Benefit Foods (3rd Edition) http://www.reportlinker.com/p0165300/The-Market-for-Heart-Benefit-Foods-(3rd-Edition).html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=prnewswire The global functional foods market continues to develop at a fast pace with growth outstripping that of conventional foods, and product innovation rife....

2009-10-27 14:57:59

Growing concerns about health has caused the scientific community to focus their interest on investigating functional foods which contribute to boosting the prevention and reduction of the risk of suffering from certain illnesses. The benefits of this product lies in its composition and, thus, its study, identification and subsequent extraction provides a useful tool which enables making high added-value products, given their high concentration of biologically active compounds. Over the past...

2009-10-13 07:30:00

NAPLES, Fla., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The 21st century is seeing renewed interest in traditional and alternative medicine, with a particular focus on herbs and botanicals that have long been thought to have therapeutic qualities. One of those botanicals is elderberry, which for centuries has been used as a home remedy for upper respiratory health to ward off infection. Now, researchers at HerbalScience Group have employed advanced scientific methods and innovative technology to uncover...

2009-10-06 13:03:00

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- GNC has announced the introduction of its latest immune health product, ViraBLOC®. ViraBLOC is a clinically tested immune defense product based on patent-pending elderberry extract from HerbalScience Group and is now available nationwide through GNC. The latest clinical study on ViraBLOC complements other clinical studies on the immune system benefits of elderberry extract. According to Randall S. Alberte, Ph.D., Chief Scientific...

2009-09-10 07:30:00

NAPLES, Fla., Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent research study has given new scientific evidence to the long-held empirical belief that elderberries possess antiviral activities. The research involved a specific, reproducible elderberry extract developed by HerbalScience Group LLC, and succeeded in identifying key chemical components of the extract that inhibited in vitro infection and were shown to bind directly to Human Influenza A (H1N1) virus particles. The binding blocked the ability...

2009-08-25 04:06:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Aug. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For years, millions of women tried everything from heavy leg make up to dark pantyhose to cover up unsightly varicose and spider veins. Now there's a better way to reduce the appearance of unwanted veins with Garden of Life's (www.gardenoflife.com) Lovely Legs(TM), the only dietary supplement backed by extensive human clinical studies and millions of happy European women. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090825/NYFNSE01 ) "The...

2009-07-15 16:53:32

The flavonoid naringenin -- a plant-based bioactive molecule from citrus fruit -- was found to help mice lose weight, Canadian researchers said. Murray Huff of the Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario said one group of mice was fed a high-fat, or Western, diet to induce the symptoms of metabolic syndrome -- a cluster of conditions that occur together, increasing the risk of heart disease, stroke and diabetes. A second group of mice was fed the exact same diet and...

2009-07-13 11:08:00

A flavonoid derived from citrus fruit has shown tremendous promise for preventing weight gain and other signs of metabolic syndrome which can lead to Type 2 Diabetes and increased risk of cardiovascular disease. The study, led by Murray Huff of the Robarts Research Institute at The University of Western Ontario looked at a flavonoid (plant-based bioactive molecule) called naringenin. The findings are published online in the journal Diabetes.In the study one group of mice was fed a high-fat...

2009-06-30 20:46:35

A U.S. researcher says a specially cultivated purple sweet potato may help fight cancer. Soyoung Lim of Kansas State University in Manhattan in Kansas says the Kansas-developed sweet potato has purple flesh high in anthocyanin -- a flavanoid responsible for red/blue pigment that may have an anti-cancer effect. Sometimes we can find purple sweet potatoes in the grocery store, but they don't have this purple color on the skin and inside, Lim said in a statement. Lim extracted and compared...

2009-06-24 14:43:00

Research Finds Quercetin Supplements Can Produce 13.2 Percent Increase in Endurance in Healthy, Active Individuals; Study Provides Further Evidence Quercetin is a Healthy, Effective Alternative to Caffeine and Other Short-Term Stimulants; FRS(R) Healthy Energy(R) Is One of the Only Commercial Sources of QU995(TM), the Highest Purity Quercetin Used in the Study FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released by the University of South Carolina and published online...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.