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2012-01-03 15:31:00

FOSTER CITY, Calif., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- FRS® Healthy Performance(TM) reached new heights fueling teen sensation Jordan Romero as he became the youngest person to climb the tallest mountains on all seven continents at age 15. Romero reached the summit of Vinson Massif in Antarctica on December 24 to break a world mountain climbing record that few believed possible. Romero has been fueled by FRS® Healthy Performance(TM) products since his successful ascent of Mt...

Heart Healthy Broccoli Developed In UK
2011-10-26 10:23:17

Shoppers looking for heart-healthy vegetables are now able to choose a new variety of broccoli with increased levels of a key phytonutrient. The new broccoli, which will be known as Beneforté, was developed from publicly-funded research at two of the UK´s world-leading biological research institutes, the Institute of Food Research (IFR) and the John Innes Centre. Scientists at the two institutes are working to develop our understanding of what it is about broccoli that...

Eat An Apple For Stroke Prevention
2011-09-16 11:05:28

  You may have heard the old saying that ℠an apple a day keeps the doctor away,´ but did you know that an apple a day, and perhaps a pear a day, may keep strokes away? According to a Dutch study, published in ℠Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association,´ researchers suggest that eating lots of fruits and vegetables with white flesh may protect against stroke. While studies in the past have linked high consumption of fruits and vegetables with lower...

2011-09-13 21:53:44

Phytoestrogens are plant compounds which, in the human body, can attach to the receptors for the female sexual hormone estrogen and which are taken in with our daily diet. A number of findings have attributed a cancer protective effect to these plant hormones. At DKFZ, a team headed by Prof. Dr. Jenny Chang-Claude summarized the results of several studies in a meta-analysis last year and showed that a diet rich in phytoestrogens lowers the risk of developing breast cancer after menopause. Now...

2011-09-13 08:41:00

Soy-based Natural S-equol and SE5-OH Supplement Containing Natural S-equol Did Not Increase Risk of Estrogen Sensitive Breast Cancer NORTHRIDGE, Calif., Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Consuming the soy germ-based compound Natural S-equol and the supplement SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol did not increase the risk of estrogen-sensitive breast cancer, according to a study in the September issue of the peer-reviewed journal Food and Chemical Toxicology. SE5-OH containing Natural S-equol...

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...

2011-08-30 18:35:30

Discussion of a scientific review of soy protein, soy isoflavones and soy metabolites for peri- and postmenopausal women at North American Menopause Society (NAMS)/Wulf H. Utian Translational Science Symposium Soy has recently been reviewed and supported for introduction into general medical practice as a treatment for distressing vasomotor symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes, but its use in other medical areas, such as heart health, requires further research, according to a new...

2011-08-30 09:45:00

Discussion of a Scientific Review of Soy Protein, Soy Isoflavones and Soy Metabolites for Peri- and Postmenopausal Women at North American Menopause Society (NAMS)/Wulf H. Utian Translational Science Symposium WASHINGTON, Aug. 30, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Pharmavite, LLC: Soy has recently been reviewed and supported for introduction into general medical practice as a treatment for distressing vasomotor symptoms of menopause, such as hot flashes,...

2011-07-26 05:28:00

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tough Mudder, Probably the Toughest Event on the Planet, announced today that The FRS Company, a leader in natural performance beverages and chews, will be the official natural performance energy products partner for the Tough Mudder event series. As part of the partnership, FRS will provide product sampling at the starting line to help provide participants the sustained energy needed for completing the action-packed course. The patented...

2011-07-01 06:55:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire)"”We have all heard that an apple a day keeps the doctor away but what about a strawberry? A recent study from scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggests that consuming strawberries could keep a herd of doctors away including the neurologist, the endocrinologist, and even the oncologist. This recent study shows that fisetin, a naturally-occurring flavonoid found most abundantly in strawberries lessens complications caused by diabetes. ...