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Latest Phenolic compounds in wine Stories

2009-05-04 09:01:48

Preharvest application of harpin increases antioxidants, prevents contamination The convenience of fresh-cut produce, which includes packaged lettuces, has greatly increased sales despite multiple foodborne outbreaks associated with these products. To reduce these risks, strict hygiene programs and sanitizers are used for decontamination once the food is harvested. Preventing microbial contamination in the fields is equally important. Researchers from three institutions (Rutgers University,...

2009-02-27 10:00:00

TORONTO, Feb. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The following was written by W. Gifford-Jones M.D., a medical journalist. How do the French differ from North Americans? They eat fat-rich, calorie-packed baked goodies which are not heart healthy. Yet they're less likely to die from cardiovascular disease than North Americans. It's called "The French Paradox", believed to be linked to resveratrol, a substance found in red wine. Now, a study shows that a red wine pill provides more health benefits than...

2009-02-20 16:16:00

LEWISVILLE, N.C., Feb. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- A new product made from a proprietary formula containing Muscadine grape skins and seed powder is expected to provide a potent nutritional weapon in the fight against the nation's number one killer, heart disease. The use of Muscadine grapes and phytonutrients in Muscadine grapes for cardiovascular problems was first reported at international conferences held in Varanesi, India and Singapore in 2006 and 2007 (see www.muscadinenaturals.com for...

2008-10-17 12:00:08

NEW YORK, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- This week, internationally acclaimed French brand Caudalie will open the first Vinotherapie(R) Spa in the United States at the iconic New York City hotel, The Plaza. Caudalie revolutionized the spa world in 1999 when they pioneered Vinotherapie(R) by harnessing the untapped, restorative power of grapes and grapevine polyphenols. This landmark property will house the fourth international Caudalie Vinotherapie(R) Spa and the first and only not located on a...

2008-06-19 03:00:37

New York researchers say polyphenolics derived from red grape seeds may be useful agents to prevent or treat Alzheimer's disease. The study explored the possibility of developing wine mimetic pills that would replace the the government's recommended glass of red wine a day for Alzheimer's disease prevention. Dr. Giulio Maria Pasinetti and Dr. Jun Wang both of Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Dr. Anil Shrikhande, director of the polyphenolics division of constellation brands, a major...

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2008-05-17 14:10:00

Researchers in France report that apples, purple grapes and juices made from the fruits, protect against the development of clogged arteries.   In their study, the scientists fed hamsters either apples, grapes, apple juice, grape juice or water, along with a fatty diet, and discovered that those who consumed grape juice had the lowest probability of developing clogged arteries. The research, conducted by scientists from the University of Montpellier and led by Kelly Decorde, found...

2006-01-24 08:17:07

They contain compounds that protected cells in lab study HealthDay News -- Compounds in black currants may help protect against Alzheimer's disease, according to a study in the current issue of Chemistry & Industry magazine. Researchers found that these compounds -- anthocyanins and polyphenolics -- had a strong protective effect in cultured neuronal cells. Darker black currants contain more anthocyanins and are likely to be more potent. "These compounds also work in hippocampal cells...

2005-11-08 13:44:10

(BETHESDA, MD) "“ Phenolic compounds in olive oil, which have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-clotting properties, may explain cardiovascular health benefits associated with the so-called Mediterranean Diet, according to a new study in the Nov. 15, 2005, issue of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. "It could be that the beneficial effect of the Mediterranean diet on cardiovascular disease and arteriosclerosis depends on the synergistic effects of the different...

2005-11-03 15:24:43

Bethesda, MD - A study published in the November 11 issue of the Journal of Biological Chemistry shows that resveratrol, a compound found in grapes and red wine, lowers the levels of the amyloid-beta peptides which cause the telltale senile plaques of Alzheimer's disease. "Resveratrol is a natural polyphenol occurring in abundance in several plants, including grapes, berries and peanuts," explains study author Philippe Marambaud. "The polyphenol is found in high concentrations in red wines....

2005-10-10 15:10:27

Professor Ram³n Barrio´s research team at the Department of Analytical Chemistry of the University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHU) has developed a series of new analytical methodologies in order to tackle the the problem of the persistence of certain commonly used pesticicides in ecosystems such as forests and agricultural land. The characterisation of pesticicide residues in various matrixes and in kinetic studies on degradation as a function of meteorological...


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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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  • The ragged surface of a lava-flow.
'Malpais' translates from Spanish as 'bad land.'