Quantcast

Latest Grape Stories

2013-10-10 23:24:00

Lean On Life, a leading healthy lifestyle website with the latest on weight loss, nutrition, and fitness is supporting research revealing the unexpected health benefits of blueberries and red grapes. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 10, 2013 Lean On Life, a leading healthy lifestyle website with the latest on weight loss, nutrition, and fitness is supporting research revealing the unexpected health benefits of blueberries and red grapes. As Lean On Life reports...

Cancer Fighting Chemical In Red Wine Works Long After Absorption
2013-10-03 07:13:23

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of researchers from the University of Leicester's Department of Cancer Studies and Molecular Medicine have demonstrated that a chemical found in red wine remains effective at fighting cancer even after the body's metabolism has converted it into other compounds. The results of this study , published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, reveals resveratrol -- a compound extracted from the skins of red grapes – is...

2013-10-01 15:39:41

Researchers discourage supplemental use by patients with multiple sclerosis, according to report in the American Journal of Pathology Resveratrol, a naturally occurring polyphenol compound produced by the skin of red grapes and peanuts, and found in red wine, has been touted as a beneficial supplement due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This has been supported by some experimental studies, whereas others suggest a lack of benefit. A new study using two multiple...

Immune Function May Increase By Eating Red Grapes, Blueberries
2013-09-18 07:17:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University (OSU) analyzed 446 compounds for their ability to boost the innate immune system in humans. Their findings, published in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, reveal two compounds that stand out -- the resveratrol found in red grapes and a compound called pterostilbene from blueberries. These compounds are both called stilbenoids. They work in synergy with...

Grape Said To Be Healthiest In The World Has Its Genome Sequenced
2013-09-02 12:55:56

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists in Uruguay have announced the sequencing of the Tannat grape, which is used in making red wines that have the largest concentration of tannins -- an anti-oxidant that combats cell aging. Uruguayan researchers from the United Nations University who were involved in the sequencing said their results could lead to the formulation of healthier red wines. "A wine made with Tannat has twice the tannins of Cabernet Sauvignon,...

2013-08-13 23:25:03

Pterostilbene, a key ingredient in the soon-to-be-released Pure Prodigy, has been shown to be a powerful neuromodulator in aging and Alzheimer’s disease. Houston, TX (PRWEB) August 13, 2013 For years, the numerous health benefits of resveratrol have earned widespread attention, but recent data indicates that when it comes to fighting age-related cognitive decline and treating conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease, there’s a supplement more powerful than even resveratrol....

Cotton Candy Now Comes In Unique Package: A Green Grape
2013-08-05 09:34:24

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online As healthcare experts continue to urge Americans to eat healthier, it only makes sense to produce a food that gives consumers the best of both worlds: junk food in a healthy package. That's what one food producer is trying to do. David Cain, a Kern County, California fruit grower, has grown a new grape variety sure to win the stomachs of grocery shoppers around the country. Among the more than dozen varieties of grapes Cain...

Grape Consumption Linked To Better Health
2013-08-05 05:28:06

Susan Bowen for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online If you eat grapes regularly, chances are you are healthier than people who don't. A new observational study, published in the Journal of Food Science, showed an association between grape consumption - including fresh grapes, raisins and 100 percent grape juice - and healthier dietary patterns and nutrient intakes. By analyzing the diets of more than 221,800 children and adults using data from the 2003-2008 National Health and Nutrition...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
Related