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2011-10-29 07:00:00

The Fresh Fruits Magazine Pomology.org has newly included the category Grape to its collection of crops. This section comprises 589 resources to one of the most important fruit crops worldwide. Pomology is the science and technology of cultivating and producing fruits and within this discipline, Pomology.org provides a wide range of resources related to temperate, subtropical and tropical fruits. (PRWEB) October 29, 2011 Cultivated in many climatic zones of the world, Grape (Vitis,...

2011-10-28 14:00:00

Scientific Certification Systems (SCS) announced the winners of its exclusive Expert Panel tastings held October 15th at PMA Fresh Summit in Atlanta. Among the three varieties tested by the experts, Dulcinea Farmsâ PureHeart ® mini seedless watermelon came out on top. Among the three varieties of grape tomatoes tasted, Red Diamond Farmsâ (a division of Tomato Thyme Corporation) grape tomatoes were deemed the tastiest. Emeryville, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2011...

2011-10-03 08:00:00

CONCORD, Mass., Oct. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data just released from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, more than 1,000 farmers markets have opened in the past year, a 17 percent increase from 2010(1). At the same time, farm-to-table restaurants continue to crop up in cities nationwide, further demonstrating Americans' interest in seasonal eating. In celebration of the Concord grape harvest season, which occurs for just a few short weeks each Fall, Welch's has teamed up with...

2011-09-02 07:00:00

Biotivia have launched a 99% pure pterostilbene supplement called PteroActiv which will be used in human clinical trials that are exploring ways to prevent the diseases associated with aging and obesity. New York City, N.Y (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 Biotivia scientists announced today that the firm is making available a highly purified form of a molecule found in blueberries to the medical research community. The compound, called Pterostilbene, has shown remarkable potential to prevent and...

2011-08-18 00:00:42

Nine unique ingredients combined into one powerful multivitamin recently hit the healthy-aging market. Find out exactly what effect each ingredient has on the body in order to be healthy and live long. (PRWEB) August 17, 2011 Although the aging process is something that people have no control over "“ per say - there are known ways to deter the dreaded concept of getting older. As we already know, experts attribute exercise and a healthy diet to aid in aging, but by the time many...

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2011-08-01 12:20:00

According to new research, drinking wine or eating grapes could help protect people from sunburns. Spanish scientists found in a new study that substances in grapes protect cells from the damage ultraviolet (UV) rays cause on the skin. The University of Barcelona and the Spanish National Research Council looked at the chemical reaction in the skin when the sun's UV rays hit it. The researchers found that flavonoids in the grapes can stop the chemical reaction that causes cells to die,...

2011-07-15 15:07:03

Researchers at Mount Sinai School of Medicine have found that grape seed polyphenols"”a natural antioxidant"”may help prevent the development or delay the progression of Alzheimer's disease. The research, led by Giulio Maria Pasinetti, MD, PhD, The Saunder Family Professor in Neurology, and Professor of Psychiatry and Geriatrics and Adult Development at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, was published online in the current issue of the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. This is the...

2011-06-21 12:51:16

A University of Florida review of research finds the polyphenol compound known as resveratrol found in red wine, grapes and other fruits may not prevent old age, but it might make it more tolerable. News stories have long touted resveratrol as a cure for various diseases and a preventative against aging. "We're all looking for an anti-aging cure in a pill, but it doesn't exist. But what does exist shows promise of lessening many of the scourges and infirmities of old age," said UF exercise...

2011-06-14 07:00:00

SEWICKLEY, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The benefits of resveratrol are well studied and documented in controlled scientific studies. It has been shown to slow down the aging process and help prevent age-related diseases including heart disease, cancer, Alzheimer's, diabetes, and others. But to what extent are benefits being measurably realized by real people incorporating it into their daily lives? After receiving numerous customers' comments claiming enhanced athletic...

2011-05-26 15:08:29

UT Southwestern Medical Center researchers are engaging the help of professional boxers and trainers to study whether a component in red wine and grapes could help reduce the short- and long-term effects of concussions. Researchers plan to recruit about two dozen professional boxers to take the neuroprotective compound resveratrol after a fight to see if it reduces damage to the brain after impact and helps restore subtle brain functions and connections via its antioxidant effects. If...