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2010-04-26 08:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., April 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChromaDex Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC), a natural products chemistry company which provides novel and innovative ingredients to the dietary supplement, food, beverage and cosmetic markets, announced today the launch of pTeroPure(TM) pterostilbene(tero-STILL-bean). This exciting new product introduction is based on the grant of an exclusive worldwide license to all patent rights of pterostilbene from the University of Mississippi...

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2010-04-14 12:57:08

Some components of the onion have antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, making it possible to use this bulb for food preservation. This is demonstrated by researchers from the Polytechnic University of Cataluña (UPC) and the University of Barcelona (UB) in a study that has just been published in the International Journal of Food Science and Technology. "The antioxidant and antimicrobial properties of the flavonoids of the raw onion make it a good candidate for use in...

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2010-01-05 11:45:00

Eating fruit, such as pomegranates, that contain anti-aromatase phytochemicals reduces the incidence of hormone-dependent breast cancer, according to results of a study published in the January issue of Cancer Prevention Research, a journal of the American Association for Cancer Research. Pomegranate is enriched in a series of compounds known as ellagitannins that, as shown in this study, appear to be responsible for the anti-proliferative effect of the pomegranate. "Phytochemicals suppress...

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2009-12-09 12:40:00

Experts have found that women in China who had breast cancer and a higher intake of soy food had an associated lower risk of death and breast cancer recurrence. Xiao Ou Shu of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and colleagues examined the association between soy isoflavone intake with breast cancer recurrence and survival. They found that soy foods are rich in isoflavones, a major group of phytoestrogens that have been hypothesized to reduce the risk of breast cancer. However, the...

2009-11-04 12:55:29

Health/wellness expert Amy Hendel available for interviews Hoping to keep the flu at bay? A strong immune system helps. Enjoying the bounty of colorful fruits and vegetables available right now can be an important step toward supporting your family's immune system this cold/flu season. In addition to vitamins, minerals and fiber, fruits and vegetables contain phytonutrients, believed to come from the com-pounds that give these foods their vibrant colors. These phytonutrients provide a wide...

2009-10-15 13:06:21

Report by Nutrilite Health Institute is first major analysis of NHANES fruit and vegetable consumption by color While it is a well-known fact that most Americans do not eat enough fruits and vegetables, a new report shows the color of fruits and veggies eaten can be as important as the quantity. Eight in 10 Americans are missing out on the health benefits of a diet rich in colorful fruits and vegetables, resulting in a phytonutrient gap with potential health consequences, according to...

2009-10-06 20:00:00

BANGKOK, Oct. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- As thousands of experts around the world converge to discuss the state of global health and nutrition at the International Congress of Nutrition (ICN), top experts from the University of California, Davis and Mars, Incorporated are acknowledging the important impact of cocoa on human health. During a session entitled "Cocoa Science - Flavanols and Sustainability," scientists will present evidence from recent research on cocoa flavanols and highlight the...

2009-09-03 10:53:03

The antioxidant quercetin is increasingly being marketed as a supplement that boosts athletic performance, but a new University of Georgia study finds that it is no better than a placebo. Professor Kirk Cureton, head of the department of kinesiology in the UGA College of Education, and his colleagues tested quercetin in a double-blind, placebo-controlled study that assessed a variety of measures, including the ability of muscles to synthesize energy, cycling performance, perceived exertion...

2009-06-24 14:43:00

Research Finds Quercetin Supplements Can Produce 13.2 Percent Increase in Endurance in Healthy, Active Individuals; Study Provides Further Evidence Quercetin is a Healthy, Effective Alternative to Caffeine and Other Short-Term Stimulants; FRS(R) Healthy Energy(R) Is One of the Only Commercial Sources of QU995(TM), the Highest Purity Quercetin Used in the Study FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study released by the University of South Carolina and published online...

2009-06-02 08:00:00

Pro-Athlete Praises FRS Products for their Ability to Sustain Energy and Improve Fitness Levels FOSTER CITY, Calif., June 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The FRS Company, a developer and distributor of sustained energy products, is proud to announce three time champion basketball player, Derek Fisher as the latest athlete to join the FRS(R) Healthy Energy(R) team. Fisher joins the likes of seven time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong, pro-volleyball player Brooke Hanson and a host of other...


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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