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2011-07-29 14:53:55

Some compounds found in grapes help to protect skin cells from the sun's ultraviolet radiation, according to a study by researchers from the University of Barcelona and the CSIC (Spanish National Research Council). The study supports the use of grapes or grape derivatives in sun protection products. Ultraviolet (UV) rays emitted by the sun are the leading environmental cause of skin complaints, causing skin cancer, sunburn and solar erythema, as well as premature ageing of the dermis and...

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2011-07-14 11:31:11

More than 500,000 tons of onion waste are thrown away in the European Union each year. However, scientists say this could have a use as food ingredients. The brown skin and external layers are rich in fiber and flavonoids, while the discarded bulbs contain sulphurous compounds and fructans. All of these substances are beneficial to health. Production of onion waste has risen over recent years in line with the growing demand for these bulbs. More than 500,000 tons of waste are generated in the...

2011-06-21 12:51:16

A University of Florida review of research finds the polyphenol compound known as resveratrol found in red wine, grapes and other fruits may not prevent old age, but it might make it more tolerable. News stories have long touted resveratrol as a cure for various diseases and a preventative against aging. "We're all looking for an anti-aging cure in a pill, but it doesn't exist. But what does exist shows promise of lessening many of the scourges and infirmities of old age," said UF exercise...

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...

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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...

2010-02-02 07:15:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Red Wine Therapy, Inc. has expanded its product line and now is importing, distributing and representing the UVAMIA(TM) nutraceutical line of products for the U.S., Mexico and Canada. The company recently received clearance by the FDA to start marketing UVAMIA(TM) products, made with red wine extract, in the U.S. Its product line includes: Red Wine Polyphenols - helps cells protect against aging and, according to the National Institutes of Health, can...

2009-12-09 12:55:00

HARROGATE, England, Dec, 9 /PRNewswire/ -- An amazing 80 percent of Americans are currently consuming, or would be interested in consuming foods or beverages for health benefits.(1) For adults of all ages, a desire to maintain overall wellness is of utmost importance and likely driving interest in these 'functional foods'. Research presented this week at the 4th International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH) further demonstrates that Concord grape juice may play a role in the...

2009-12-08 07:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM Nutritional Products today announced data from two analyses of the first human study of resVida® trans-resveratrol that were presented at the 4th International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH) in Yorkshire, England, Dec. 7-10, 2009 and the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) and Nutrition Society of New Zealand (NSNZ) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting in Newcastle, NSW, Dec. 8-11, 2009. The data showed...

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...

2009-06-11 15:42:10

Resveratrol shows therapeutic potential for cancer chemoprevention as well as cardioprotection. Resveratrol may aid in the prevention of age-related disorders, such as neurodegenerative diseases, inflammation, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease. Low doses of resveratrol improve cell survival as a component of cardio- and neuro-protection, while high doses increase cell death.   The benefits of alcohol are all about moderation. Low to moderate drinking "“ especially of red...


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Blue Rose
2013-10-02 08:33:40

A Blue Rose is a flower of the genus Rosa belonging to the family Rosaceae that presents blue to violet pigmentation instead of the more common white, red, or yellow coloration. Blue roses are frequently portrayed in literature and art as a symbol of love and prosperity to those who seek it, but don’t exist in nature as a result of genetic limitations. In 2004, researchers utilized genetic modification to produce roses that contain the blue pigment delphinidin. After 13 years of...

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