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2011-06-13 12:20:00

SPARTA, Mich., June 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Tart cherries have long been celebrated by health and nutrition experts for their purported curative health and wellness properties. In fact, tart cherries contain nearly twice the antioxidant properties of pomegranates or Concord grapes. Old Orchard Brands brings the power of tart cherry to everyday living with a new line of premium juice made from pure tart cherry juice, called Very Cherre(TM). The 100% juice comes in multi-serve 64-ounce...

2011-04-19 12:02:00

TORONTO, April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Niko Papadatos, CEO and Founder of Niko Cosmetics Inc., has achieved the coveted USDA Certification for his new True USDA Certified Organic Skin Care line. Niko's innovative formula uses USDA-approved organic ingredients that do not contain harmful chemicals or fillers. Most manufacturers normally use 80 percent water as their base ingredient and 10 percent toxic preservatives, leaving only 10 percent of organic ingredients. Niko Cosmetics offers a...

2011-04-14 09:00:00

ATLANTA, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- It's National Pecan Month and there's new evidence to suggest eating just a handful each day may help protect your heart. Findings from a research study, conducted at Loma Linda University in California, suggest pecans boost antioxidant levels in the body. This boost likely contributed to a drop in unhealthy cholesterol levels in the people who participated in the study. Testing conducted after the participants had eaten pecans showed that a...

2011-02-22 06:35:00

TOKYO, Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Feb. 27, a select few from the cinema industry elite will walk away from the 83rd Academy Awards with a coveted Oscar in hand. Yet more award nominees and presenters will take away a prized celebrity gift bag, packed with today's most innovative and luxurious products, including Kosanka (pronounced koh-san-ka), an all-natural anti-aging beverage sold only in Japan. At the gala event, award hopefuls and other stars of the show will receive a Kosanka...

2010-08-24 07:00:00

DENVER, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- BAZI International, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: XELR) has announced today its official launch as the most complete healthy energy shot available on the market. With its proven formula, BAZI is poised to dominate the energy shot category as the first and only alternative energy shot packed with eight superfruits, providing both substantial nutritional benefits and a natural boost in energy. "Unlike other energy shots that overload the body with...

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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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2010-03-16 14:09:44

Using spices eaten in the Mediterranean diet as natural antioxidants is a good way forward for the food industry, given the beneficial health effects of these products. This has been shown by researchers from the Miguel Hernández University (UMH), who have put the clove in first place. Researchers from the Miguel Hernández University have identified cloves (Syzygium aromaticum) as the best antioxidant spice, due to the fact they contain high levels of phenolic compounds, as well as...

2009-12-28 11:00:00

SAN JOSE, Calif., Dec. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For the majority of Americans who are unhappy with their weight at any given moment, the New Year brings mixed emotions: the renewed resolution to shed pounds and the challenge of learning how to eat right to reach those goals. Helping to bridge the gap between resolutions and reality, nutrition expert Keri Glassman, M.S., R.D., C.D.N., identifies foods that pack an unexpected nutritious punch. Mushrooms are one such example - a best-kept secret...

2009-11-19 11:05:02

Scientists at the University of Granada have identified and characterized for the first time different antioxidant compounds from foods such as olive oil, honey, walnuts and a medicinal herb called Teucrium polium. They have used two new techniques, capillary electrophoresis and high resolution liquid chromatography, that have enabled them to identify and quantify a great part of the phenolic compounds contained in these foods. Functional foods such as olive oil, honey, walnuts and a...

2009-10-27 14:57:59

Growing concerns about health has caused the scientific community to focus their interest on investigating functional foods which contribute to boosting the prevention and reduction of the risk of suffering from certain illnesses. The benefits of this product lies in its composition and, thus, its study, identification and subsequent extraction provides a useful tool which enables making high added-value products, given their high concentration of biologically active compounds. Over the past...


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