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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.

2011-06-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif. and OXFORD, Miss., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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2011-02-07 07:55:59

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.

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.


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