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Grapes Promote Healthy Living
2012-10-11 05:03:30

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Raisins. Grapes. Grape Juice. These are just a few grape products that could do the body good. According to a recent study, the consumption of grapes among adults and children resulted in healthier diets and improved nutrition. In particular, researchers pooled the data of over 21,800 adults and children, many who were part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys (NHANES) that took place between 2003 and 2008....

2012-10-11 04:01:13

Distinguished Research Team Mobilizing to Help Alleviate Diseases that Costs Vineyards $200 Million Annually Sacramento, CA (PRWEB) October 10, 2012 With trunk diseases devastating grape vineyards and other crops throughout the nation, $1.8 million in federal research funding has been secured in what is viewed as a major step to rid agriculture of this costly epidemic, the National Grape & Wine Initiative (NGWI) announced today. “Trunk diseases are the single biggest reason for...

2012-09-20 10:27:19

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex(®) Corporation (OTCBB: CDXC) announced today findings from a Phase 2/3 trial at the University of Mississippi Medical Center showing its patented nutritional ingredient pTeroPure(®) (pterostilbene) significantly reduced blood pressure in adults. The findings from the study, the first clinical trial of the pure compound, were presented today at the American Heart Association's High Blood Pressure Research 2012 Scientific...

2012-09-06 23:02:38

The 2012 Grapes in the Garden wine and food tasting event is scheduled for the afternoon of September 30. Grapes in the Garden raises awareness and funds to support programs offered by Mary Washington Hospice. Fredericskburg, VA (PRWEB) September 06, 2012 Grapes in the Garden is the annual wine and food tasting event to raise awareness and funds to support the following programs offered by Mary Washington Hospice:     Free Community Grief Counseling & Support...

2012-08-22 02:24:19

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As children across the country head back to the classroom, parents will likely hear a familiar refrain each afternoon: "I'm hungry." It is officially after-school snacking season! With research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill indicating that children consume a quarter of their daily calories from snacks, it's important to make sure that after-school goodies are truly good for them, too. (Photo:...

Resveratrol In Red Wine Can Help Prevent Falls
2012-08-20 06:22:39

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A substance found in red wine could help prevent mobility issues and reduce the risk of life-threatening falls amongst senior citizens, researchers announced during a meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) on Sunday. Lead researcher Dr. Jane E. Cavanaugh of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and colleagues say that resveratrol, a molecule found in the alcoholic beverage, could help older Americans live safer,...

2012-08-09 06:26:47

FRESNO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Consuming grapes may help protect heart health in people with metabolic syndrome, according to new research published in the Journal of Nutrition.[1] Researchers observed a reduction in key risk factors for heart disease in men with metabolic syndrome: reduced blood pressure, improved blood flow and reduced inflammation. Natural components found in grapes, known as polyphenols, are thought to be responsible for these beneficial effects. (Photo:...

2012-08-09 02:26:18

TEMECULA, Calif., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Lambrusca di Alessandria is an autochthonous grape of Italy. It was first described and recognized by name by Count Giuseppe Nuvolone, Vice Director of Piedmont Agricultural Society, the Royal Academy of Agriculture where in 1798 he read his celebrated "Instructions for the Cultivation of Vines and the Best Method for Making and Storing Wine". It is most likely native to the area of Alessandria and Pavia in Piedmont, Italy. The name Lambrusca or...

2012-06-23 23:01:47

Recent research conducted by several medical research centers as well as new uses for Hawthorn documented at Health and Wellness portal BeWellBuzz.com have confirmed that there are many new health benefits that this super fruit product can provide from cardiovascular to respiratory improvements for many medical patients across the globe. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 The health benefits of Hawthorn Berries have been documented well since early medical trials were completed in the...

2012-06-13 02:27:15

Evidence Mounts That Concord Grapes Contribute to Healthy Lifestyles CONCORD, Mass., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Two new scientific papers recently published in Nutrition Today and the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry suggest that Concord grapes may support healthy circulation to promote cardiovascular and cognitive health in certain populations. These reports add to the growing body of evidence for the role of Concord grapes and grape juice in healthy lifestyles....