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2013-04-05 23:04:26

A recent CBS News article highlights the potential anti-aging benefits provided by resveratrol, a compound found in red wine. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills says the new research data is very exciting and looks forward to seeing practical skin care applications. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) April 05, 2013 According to a March 11, 2013 CBS News article, researchers from Harvard Medical School have confirmed that the compound resveratrol, which is found in red wine, provides cosmetic and...

2013-03-12 12:25:01

First Cereal on Mt. Everest Launches "What's Your Mountain?" Campaign and New Grape-Nuts Fit Cereal PARSIPPANY, N.J., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Celebrating Post Grape-Nuts' role in Sir Edmund Hillary's historic ascent up Mt. Everest 60 years ago, the iconic crunchy cereal unveils a new marketing campaign today that encourages consumers to conquer their everyday mountains. Beyond advertising, the campaign engages consumers in the "playgrounds" of active outdoor and fitness...

2013-02-26 08:29:57

ATLANTA, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Introducing The Source Collection, an assortment of organic and highly potent nourishing skincare oils, from Atlanta-based Born Skincare. The Collection includes five oils dedicated to every skin solution and is unlike any other product line on the market today due to the miraculous power of grapes. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130226/CG66099) Born Skincare was founded with the philosophy that all skincare should be 100% safe,...

2013-02-14 23:04:07

Market Fresh Fruit is joining in on celebrating American Heart Month in February with great news about berries and their power packed flavonoids, which actually help protect the heart and reduce the risk of a heart attack. Seattle, Washington (PRWEB) February 14, 2013 In support of Heart Health Month in February it's important to remember that heart disease claims the lives of over half a million Americans each year according to the United States Presidential Proclamation. But three...

Microbial Fungi On Grapes Affect Character Of Wine
2012-12-27 10:39:17

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online At first blush, winemaking appears to be a relatively simple process — crush grapes, extract juice and ferment. However, even the most cursory examination of the factors involved in the process opens a Pandora´s Box of important details. That level of detail was made all the more explicit by a new report in the open access journal PLOS ONE, which said the grapes from the same vineyard can vary widely with respect to the...

Red Wine Compound Reduces Cancer Risk
2012-12-05 13:18:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a study that´s bound to be popular with red wine drinkers, British researchers from the University of Leicester have found that resveratrol, a chemical found in the popular beverage, could reduce the risk of cancer. Using laboratory models, the scientists were able to suggest that a daily dose of resveratrol, equivalent to two glasses of red wine, can decrease the risk of bowel cancer by 50 percent. Based on these calculations,...

Grapes Ripeness Indicated Using Computer Imaging
2012-11-30 15:33:36

FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology [ Watch The Video ] Researchers at the University of Seville (Spain) have developed a technique for estimating grape composition and variety using computer imaging. They have also put forward an index for identifying the ripeness of seeds without the need for chemical analysis. This new method can help to decide the best moment for picking. The normal procedure for identifying the sugar content of grapes involves chemical...

2012-11-27 12:29:13

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Findings from the "Resveratrol for Improved Performance in Elders" (RIPE) trial were presented last week at the 65th Annual Scientific Meeting of The Gerontological Society of America, which was hosted at the San Diego Convention Center from November 14 - 18. The conference offered more than 400 scientific sessions to over 4,000 leaders in the field of aging from around the world. The RIPE pilot study, a double-blind, placebo-controlled trial...

2012-11-16 08:24:32

Tireless Effort During Growing Season Produced Quality, Tasty Fruit CONCORD, Mass., Nov. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In spite of multiple curve balls pitched by Mother Nature this year - summertime temperatures in March, freezing temperatures in April, and drought conditions in June through August - the Concord grape harvest of 2012 is yielding fruit that is as tasty as ever, even though there are fewer of them. Welch's family farmers worked tirelessly to get the harvest in so...

2012-11-15 12:28:55

WARMINSTER, Pa., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For summer 2013, W. Atlee Burpee, the country's leading home gardening company, offers a remarkable lineup of breakthrough vegetables, flowers, and fruits. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121115/PH11173 ) The trailblazing new varieties will be featured in Burpee's 2013 catalog and on the company's website, burpee.com. Founded in 1876, Burpee has introduced numerous breakthrough varieties in its 136 years, including the first...