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2010-02-23 08:00:00

CONCORD, Mass., Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- The first of the Baby Boomer Generation is turning 65 next year. The number of older Americans is on the rise(1) as is the need to address age related health issues. Research published in the March issue of the prestigious British Journal of Nutrition has shown that Concord grape juice may help support healthy brain function in certain population groups, especially older adults with early memory decline. Data from the double-blind,...

2010-02-17 09:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States for all adults, a new report released by the Nutrilite Health Institute, America's Phytonutrient Report: Heart Health by Color*, shows that Americans are falling short on heart-healthy phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are the natural plant-based compounds that give fruits and vegetables their vibrant colors and provide us with potential health benefits. Using NHANES...

2010-01-25 07:00:00

SARASOTA, Fla., Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For nearly a decade, Grapes for Humanity, US has brought internationally renowned wine producers to Sarasota for wine tastings and events in support of its humanitarian projects across the globe. On February 1st and 2nd, 2010, Grapes for Humanity, US has the distinct pleasure of welcoming world renowned wine producer Marchese Piero Antinori to Sarasota to host two days of fine wine and food. On the evening of February 1st, guests are...

2009-12-15 15:51:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- With songs written from Los Angeles to London and produced from Lockhart, Texas to Vancouver, British Columbia, 100 Monkeys new album Grape has some miles under its belt. Grape is the fruit of a laborious 2009, during which the indie band spent the majority of the year performing live on the east and west coasts for their rapidly growing fan base and constructing make-shift recording and rehearsal studios on the road. "We wrote songs as we caravanned...

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2009-12-14 06:20:00

Researchers say having a glass or two of champagne a day is good for the heart and blood circulation, according to The Guardian Observer. According to University of Reading researchers, the fizz made with black grapes has the potential to reduce strokes and heart disease risk. Dr. Jeremy Spencer of University of Reading said, "We have found that a couple of glasses a day has a beneficial effect on the walls of blood vessels "“ which suggests champagne has the potential to reduce strokes...

2009-12-09 12:55:00

HARROGATE, England, Dec, 9 /PRNewswire/ -- An amazing 80 percent of Americans are currently consuming, or would be interested in consuming foods or beverages for health benefits.(1) For adults of all ages, a desire to maintain overall wellness is of utmost importance and likely driving interest in these 'functional foods'. Research presented this week at the 4th International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH) further demonstrates that Concord grape juice may play a role in the...

2009-12-08 07:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM Nutritional Products today announced data from two analyses of the first human study of resVida® trans-resveratrol that were presented at the 4th International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH) in Yorkshire, England, Dec. 7-10, 2009 and the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) and Nutrition Society of New Zealand (NSNZ) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting in Newcastle, NSW, Dec. 8-11, 2009. The data showed...

2009-12-01 08:00:00

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The first nutrition bar containing resveratrol, the ingredient in grapes acclaimed for its potential to forestall the ravages of time, is about to hit the marketplace. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/NY18305 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091111/NY08935LOGO ) The aptly-named WINETIME(TM) Bar, developed by ResVez, Inc. of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. contains as much resveratrol as 50 glasses of red wine. The...

2009-11-16 08:30:00

CONCORD, Mass., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Welch's® and Scholastic Parent & Child® Magazine have launched a unique Harvest Grants program to help 100 winning schools nationwide grow fruit and vegetable gardens. Thousands of school children nationwide will have the opportunity to participate in this unique, hands-on learning experience that can help bring to life subjects such as science, math and even literacy. Starting this month, K-8 teachers are...

2009-11-12 10:12:00

CONCORD, Mass., Nov. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Welch's unveils a new 'Real. Grape. Goodness' campaign that celebrates our delicious and inherently healthy Concord grape. Welch's Concord grapes which are grown by approximately 1,200 family-farmer owners in vineyards across North America are pressed to make Welch's 100% Grape Juice and other grape-based products. This natural super fruit and the farmers who grow it, represent the authentic essence of Welch's, and they are being brought to...


Word of the Day
cenobite
  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.
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