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Which Is Better? Juice Or Extract
2011-10-28 10:43:20

Study shows cranberry juice is better than extract at fighting bacterial infections With scientific evidence now supporting the age-old wisdom that cranberries, whether in sauce or as juice, prevent urinary tract infections, people have wondered if there was an element of the berry that, if extracted and condensed, perhaps in pill form, would be as effective as drinking the juice or eating cranberry sauce. A new study from researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute helps to answer that...

2011-07-01 06:55:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire)"”We have all heard that an apple a day keeps the doctor away but what about a strawberry? A recent study from scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggests that consuming strawberries could keep a herd of doctors away including the neurologist, the endocrinologist, and even the oncologist. This recent study shows that fisetin, a naturally-occurring flavonoid found most abundantly in strawberries lessens complications caused by diabetes. ...

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2011-06-29 08:14:48

Salk scientists say: It's not an apple a day after all -- it's strawberries A recent study from scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggests that a strawberry a day (or more accurately, 37 of them) could keep not just one doctor away, but an entire fleet of them, including the neurologist, the endocrinologist, and maybe even the oncologist. Investigations conducted in the Salk Institute's Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory (CNL) will appear in the June 27, 2011, issue of...

2011-02-14 15:33:22

New research shows a link between use of two pesticides, rotenone and paraquat, and Parkinson's disease. People who used either pesticide developed Parkinson's disease approximately 2.5 times more often than non-users. The study was a collaborative effort conducted by researchers at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), which is part of the National Institutes of Health, and the Parkinson's Institute and Clinical Center in Sunnyvale, Calif. "Rotenone directly...

2011-02-14 15:07:19

New research shows men and women who regularly eat berries may have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease, while men may also further lower their risk by regularly eating apples, oranges and other sources rich in dietary components called flavonoids. The study was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 63rd Annual Meeting in Honolulu April 9 to April 16, 2011. Flavonoids are found in plants and fruits and are also known collectively as vitamin P...

2011-02-09 11:06:00

When choosing Valentine's sweets, consider heart healthy chocolates CHICAGO, Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A chocolate bar a day keeps the doctor away? Not exactly, but experts do agree that chocolate in moderation can provide certain health benefits for the heart. Northwestern Medicine cardiologist Stephen Devries, MD, says it's okay to indulge a bit and explains that dark chocolate may help lower blood pressure and improve blood flow. "Chocolate, especially dark chocolate,...

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2011-01-15 10:45:33

Eating blueberries can guard against high blood pressure, according to new research by the University of East Anglia and Harvard University. High blood pressure "“ or hypertension "“ is one of the major cardiovascular diseases worldwide. It leads to stroke and heart disease and costs more than $300 billion each year. Around a quarter of the adult population is affected globally "“ including 10 million people in the UK and one in three US adults. Published next month in the...

2010-10-19 07:37:16

Swanson Health Products introduces a supplement that is beyond quercetin. Dr. Stephen Langer's Russian Rejuvenator with supercharged FlavitPUREâ“ž¢ DHQ is an energy-promoting antioxidant supplement for good health and stamina. Fargo, ND (Vocus) October 19, 2010 DHQ (Dihydroquercetin) is the ultimate antioxidant flavanoid"”more powerful and bioavailaible than quercetin and proven to work inside cells. Dr. Stephen Langer's Russian Rejuvenator features...

2010-09-13 13:33:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences (Nasdaq: USNA), a leader in nutritional supplement manufacturing, today announced that it will be one of the first companies in the industry to utilize Nutritional Hybrid Technology. This cutting-edge manufacturing method was unveiled to thousands of USANA independent Associates in attendance at the company's international convention. "USANA is proud to be a leader in the evolution of nutrition technology," said Dr. Tim Wood,...

2010-06-09 16:00:00

HARBIN, China, June 9 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Weikang Bio-Technology Group Co., Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: WKBT) ("Weikang" or the "Company"), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Western prescription and OTC pharmaceuticals and other health and nutritional products in the People's Republic of China, today announced that the Company is launching a new project to research and develop licorice flavonoids for use in therapeutics. Weikang...