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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. ...

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2011-06-29 08:14:48

Salk scientists say: It's not an apple a day after all -- it's strawberries A recent study from scientists at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies suggests that a strawberry a day (or more accurately, 37 of them) could keep not just one doctor away, but an entire fleet of them, including the neurologist, the endocrinologist, and maybe even the oncologist. Investigations conducted in the Salk Institute's Cellular Neurobiology Laboratory (CNL) will appear in the June 27, 2011, issue of...

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...

2011-06-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif. and OXFORD, Miss., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCBB: CDXC) and the University of Mississippi today announced the university has granted the natural products company the exclusive worldwide patent rights to a potential new therapeutic use for pterostilbene (tero-STILL-bean) as an anxiolytic or anti-anxiety agent. ChromaDex' pTeroPure® is an ultra-pure formulation of pterostilbene, a compound found in blueberries and demonstrated to have...

2011-04-13 21:45:55

New research supported by Nutrilite Health Institute shows older compared to younger adults have up to 80 percent higher intakes of select phytonutrients Although only one in 10 American adults eats enough fruits and vegetables, new research being presented at the Experimental Biology meeting this week in Washington, D.C., finds older adults are consuming higher levels of carotenoids, flavonoids and other phytonutrients found in fruits and vegetables that are thought to support healthy aging....

2011-04-04 08:00:00

New Study Supports Position That Soy-Based Natural S-Equol Does Not Increase Risk of Estrogen-Sensitive Breast Cancer WASHINGTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study suggests there is no increased risk of estrogen-sensitive breast cancer from consuming the soy-based compound Natural S-equol, or SE5-OH, a dietary ingredient containing Natural S-equol. These new data, involving a widely used breast cancer mouse model, were reported at the Women's Congress 2011 annual meeting....

2011-03-11 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., March 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC), announced today that the Company has been awarded the 2010 North American Health Ingredients Most Promising Ingredient of the Year award by the independent research company, Frost & Sullivan, for its proprietary branded ingredient pTeroPure(TM) Pterostilbene. "We are extremely pleased that Frost & Sullivan has recognized the potential of pTeroPure in the marketplace," said Frank Jaksch,...

2011-02-14 15:15:51

Two scientific publications report on improved methods for determining the amounts of flavanol antioxidants in cocoa and chocolate. The research, sponsored by The Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition, was a collaboration between scientists at The Hershey Company and other scientific laboratories. Scientists at Planta Analytica (Danbury, CT) isolated and separated cocoa flavanol antioxidants on a large scale. The Hershey scientists and collaborating scientists at the Pennsylvania State...

2011-02-14 15:07:19

New research shows men and women who regularly eat berries may have a lower risk of developing Parkinson's disease, while men may also further lower their risk by regularly eating apples, oranges and other sources rich in dietary components called flavonoids. The study was released today and will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 63rd Annual Meeting in Honolulu April 9 to April 16, 2011. Flavonoids are found in plants and fruits and are also known collectively as vitamin P...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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