Latest Nutrients Stories

2011-02-07 07:55:59

It is widely known that fruit contains antioxidants which may be beneficial to health. New research published in the open access journal Chemistry Central Journal demonstrates that chocolate is a rich source of antioxidants and contains more polyphenols and flavanols than fruit juice. When researchers at the Hershey Center for Health & Nutritionâ“ž¢ compared the antioxidant activity in cocoa powder and fruit powders they found that, gram per gram, there was...

2011-02-03 15:30:00

SUDBURY, Mass., Feb. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quercegen Pharmaceuticals LLC, producer of plant-based nutrients for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical industries and creator of Q-Force(TM), was notified that its QU995(TM), The World's Purest Quercetin(TM), received GRAS ("Generally Recognized As Safe") notified status on November 22, 2010 under U.S. Food and Drug Administration GRAS Inventory Number GRN 341. A copy of the comprehensive safety dossier submitted to the FDA by Quercegen can...

2010-12-23 17:52:44

A study was carried out to examine the extent to which quercetin and trans-resveratrol (RSV) prevented inflammation or insulin resistance in primary cultures of human adipocytes treated with tumor necrosis factor-a (TNF-a)"”an inflammatory cytokine elevated in the plasma and adipose tissue of obese, diabetic individuals. Cultures of human adipocytes were pretreated with quercetin and trans-RSV followed by treatment with TNF-a. Subsequently, gene and protein markers of inflammation and...

2010-12-20 11:12:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- FRS® Healthy Energy® takes over Manhattan this winter by fueling New York with its ready-to-drink beverages and energy chews through two mobile pop-up trucks, street teams, pedicabs, and additional branded elements integrated throughout the city. FRS Fuels NYC will energize locals and visitors alike by offering product samples designed to provide sustained energy, help enhance fitness, and support immune function....

2010-11-10 00:00:42

Vinomis Laboratories today announced the nationwide expansion of its reseller program for Vindure 900, the leading Resveratrol-based anti-aging supplement. The new program is designed for doctors, specialty retailers, along withfitness, nutrition and health practitioners. Sewickley, PA (PRWEB) November 9, 2010 Vinomis Laboratories today announced the nationwide expansion of its reseller program for Vindure 900, the leading Resveratrol-based anti-aging supplement. After an extended pilot...

2010-11-09 19:55:18

Increased phytoestrogens commonly found in dietary soy may modify the risk of some types of breast cancer, according to findings presented at the Ninth Annual AACR Frontiers in Cancer Prevention Research Conference, held Nov. 7-10, 2010. "This study was unique in that we looked at specific subtypes of breast cancer, and found a suggestion that menopausal status may play a role in risk," said Anne Weaver, a graduate student at the University at Buffalo and research apprentice at Roswell Park...

2010-10-27 20:31:28

Scientists are calling for more research on the possibility that some supposedly healthful plant-based antioxidants "” including those renowned for their apparent ability to prevent cancer "” may actually aggravate or even cause cancer in some individuals. Their recommendation follows a study in which two such antioxidants "” quercetin and ferulic acid "” appeared to aggravate kidney cancer in severely diabetic laboratory rats. The study appears in ACS' bi-weekly...

2010-10-20 08:20:09

(Ivanhoe Newswire) "“ Big joy for soy!  New research finds that high amounts of the wholesome combination of protein, isoflavones and fiber that make up soy lower the risk of cancer recurrence in post-menopausal breast cancer patients with hormone-sensitive cancers.  Soy has already been investigated for benefit in terms of cardiovascular disease, weight loss, arthritis, brain function, as well as exercise performance enhancement. Soy isoflavones are comparable to estrogen in...

2010-10-19 07:37:16

Swanson Health Products introduces a supplement that is beyond quercetin. Dr. Stephen Langer's Russian Rejuvenator with supercharged FlavitPUREâ“ž¢ DHQ is an energy-promoting antioxidant supplement for good health and stamina. Fargo, ND (Vocus) October 19, 2010 DHQ (Dihydroquercetin) is the ultimate antioxidant flavanoid"”more powerful and bioavailaible than quercetin and proven to work inside cells. Dr. Stephen Langer's Russian Rejuvenator features...

2010-09-15 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- pTeroPure(TM), an ingredients division of ChromaDex Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC) specializing in high purity resveratrol and pterostilbene for use in the dietary supplement and functional food markets, announced today that it will participate in a webinar entitled "The Science of Pterostilbene: The Next Generation Resveratrol," as part of a webinar series run by the industry trade magazine, Functional Ingredients. The webinar is...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'