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2011-03-30 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC) today announced that Nutraceutical International Corporation (Nasdaq: NUTR), one of the nation's largest manufacturers of nutritional supplements, has launched a product featuring ChromaDex's pTeroPure(TM) Pterostilbene in its Solaray® Guaranteed Potency line of products. Solaray Super Resveratrol with Pterostilbene is a product that combines the proven benefits of resveratrol with the...

2011-03-02 16:44:57

Not all the terrain of the same vineyard has the same properties. Research undertaken by Neiker-Tecnalia (the Basque Institute for Agricultural Research and Development) confirmed that, over the same zone of cultivated land, there are plots with soils of different characteristics, a fact which gives rise to significant differences in the production of the grape and in the quality of the must. Knowing these differences enables the winegrowers to carry out zoning on their vineyards with the...

2011-02-14 21:35:09

Rapamycin-resveratrol treatment promotes activity against breast cancer Researchers from Cleveland Clinic's Lerner Research Institute have discovered that resveratrol "“ a compound found in red wine "“ when combined with rapamycin can have a tumor-suppressing effect on breast cancer cells that are resistant to rapamycin alone. The research "“ recently published in Cancer Letters "“ also indicates that the PTEN tumor-suppressing gene contributes to resveratrol's...

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...

2011-02-10 07:00:00

Consumers Encouraged To Take an Active Role in their Personal Heart Health CONCORD, Mass., Feb. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In time for American Heart Month, Welch's has introduced the Welch's Family Vine Tool, an online resource that enables consumers to trace their heart health history (1). Most Americans - 96%, according to one recent survey - believe that knowing their family health history is important. Yet only one-third of Americans have ever tried to gather this...

2011-01-31 15:38:00

CONCORD, Mass., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) today released their 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which provides Americans recommendations for healthy eating and drinking options to incorporate into their lifestyle and to promote overall health. And Americans are in luck thanks to Welch's 100% Grape Juice, which is made with over 20 Concord grapes per 4-ounce glass and...

2011-01-31 07:10:00

EASTON, Pa., Jan. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Danish Council for Strategic Research has granted $3.4 million for a four year study to investigate resveratrol on the management of metabolic syndrome, osteoporosis and chronic inflammation. This landmark study is to demonstratively prove that supplemental intake of resveratrol can neutralize the detrimental effects of excess body weight; specifically obesity. The effects to be measured include low-grade inflammation that is often associated...

2011-01-07 18:39:03

Resveratrol, a compound in grapes, displays antioxidant and other positive properties. In a study published this week, researchers at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio describe a novel way in which resveratrol exerts these beneficial health effects. Resveratrol stimulates the expression of adiponectin, a hormone derived from cells that manufacture and store fat, the team found. Adiponectin has a wide range of beneficial effects on obesity-related medical complications, said senior...

2010-12-19 00:26:01

Folligenix is a brand new, organic and groundbreaking cosmeceutical product which will be available in early January of 2011. Folligenix contains a proprietary blend of organic ingredients. Folligenix was designed by esteemed and internationally acclaimed celebrity Soho hairstylist, Mario Diab, to support hair, skin, and nail health and vitality for men and women. Soho, NY (PRWEB) December 18, 2010 Internationally acclaimed and celebrated hair pioneer, Mario Diab, is pleased to announce...

2010-12-14 00:01:30

Swanson Health Products' Swanson Ultra Resveratrol 250 supplement receives Approved rating by ConsumerLab.com. Fargo, ND (Vocus) December 13, 2010 ConsumerLab.com has a mission: To identify the best quality health and nutritional products through independent testing. As a leading supplement brand, Swanson Health Products voluntarily participates in third party supplement testing conducted by ConsumerLab.com. Recently, resveratrol supplements were tested to verify the amount of resveratrol...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
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