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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...

2011-05-26 00:00:28

Uniform Advantage recently revealed its newest line of scrubs called Sea Grape Scrubs. For additional information about Sea Grape Scrubs and the different styles and colors offered, please visit http://www.UniformAdvantage.com. (PRWEB) May 25, 2011 The Sea Grape Scrubs line, created by Uniform Advantage, is the newest member in the UA family of exclusive scrubs: Happy Scrubs, UA Scrubs, and Butter Soft Scrubs lines. Sea Grape Scrubs were designed to bring a new dynamic to the UA portfolio....

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2011-05-05 10:56:19

In the midst of ongoing concerns about radiation exposure from the Fukushima nuclear power plant in Japan, scientists are reporting that a substance similar to resveratrol "” an antioxidant found in red wine, grapes and nuts "” could protect against radiation sickness. The report appears in ACS Medicinal Chemistry Letters. Michael Epperly, Kazunori Koide and colleagues explain that radiation exposure, either from accidents (like recent events in Japan) or from radiation therapy...

2011-05-03 10:03:00

KINGSBURG, Calif., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sun-Maid, the largest producer and processor of the "World's Favorite Raisin" and other premium dried fruit, today announced a new promotion in collaboration with DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) in support of the studio's upcoming film Kung Fu Panda 2, which premiers May 26th in theaters nationwide. Beginning this month, Sun-Maid raisin six-packs, as well as 24 oz. Sun-Maid raisin canisters, will feature on-pack QR (Quick...

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2011-04-11 11:27:12

Fruit juice linked to reduced risk of cancer, improved markers of heart health and increased antioxidant activity Drinking 100 percent fruit juices could have protective health benefits similar to those of whole fruits, according to research presented in a literature review yesterday at the 2011 Experimental Biology (EB) meeting. Highlights from a new report summarizing recent research on the potential benefits of fruit juice suggest a positive association between intake of 100 percent juice...

2011-04-02 00:00:29

Lightweight Barrier Bottle from Amcor Rigid Plastics Delivers Sustainability Benefits for Cost-Conscious Airlines Manchester, MI (PRWEB) April 1, 2011 Societe de Vin Internationale LTEE, a leading supplier of fine wines, beers, and alcomalts, based in Laval, Quebec, has made its debut in plastic packaging, introducing the first 1 Liter PET wine bottle for the North American airline industry. The lightweight PET barrier container, supplied by Amcor Rigid Plastics, the world's leading...


Word of the Day
cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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