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2009-08-19 14:52:48

Popcorn and many breakfast cereals contain surprisingly large amounts of the antioxidant polyphenols, believed to reduce disease, U.S. researchers said.

2009-08-17 16:16:09

The polyphenols found in red wine are thought to help prevent Alzheimer's disease, and new research from Purdue University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine has shown that some of those compounds in fact reach the brain.

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 today...

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.

2009-05-19 21:04:09

An extract of a plant used as a cooking spice -- turmeric -- suppressed fat tissue in mice, U.S. researchers said.

2009-05-18 15:39:40

Salad dressing aside, a pile of spinach has more nutritional value than a wedge of iceberg lettuce. That's because darker colors in leafy vegetables are often signs of antioxidants that are thought to have a variety of health benefits.

2009-05-18 10:06:56

Curcumin, the major polyphenol found in turmeric, appears to reduce weight gain in mice and suppress the growth of fat tissue in mice and cell models. Researchers at the Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University (USDA HNRCA) studied mice fed high fat diets supplemented with curcumin and cell cultures incubated with curcumin.

2009-05-05 04:00:00

GREEN BAY, Wis., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- It's official...Curamin is the natural products industry's Best New Natural Remedy of the Year. Curamin, the number-one pain-relieving product, is slated to receive a First Place Vity Award from Vitamin Retailer magazine in its upcoming June issue.

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.

2009-02-20 16:16:00

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Word of the Day
honeyguide
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.