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2010-05-11 08:15:00

LOS ANGELES, May 11 /PRNewswire/ -- POM Wonderful announced today its launch of POMx Antioxidant Recovery, a powerful combination of concentrated POM Wonderful 100% Pomegranate Juice and POMx, sold exclusively online at pomwonderful.com/recovery. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100511/LA02630) Designed to meet the recovery needs of trained athletes and provide them with a competitive edge, POMx Antioxidant Recovery is powered by the naturally-occurring polyphenol...

2009-08-27 15:50:19

An international team of scientists has found that the polyphenol content of fruits has been underestimated.Polyphenol content in fruits usually refers to extractable polyphenols, but a Spanish scientist working at the Institute of Food Research in Norwich analysed apple, peach and nectarine. She found that nonextractable polyphenol content is up to five times higher than extractable compounds. This work has been published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry."These polyphenols...

2009-06-24 16:35:00

Leading Scientists Add to the Growing Body of Research Linking Berry Consumption to Disease Prevention WATSONVILLE, Calif. and CORVALLIS, Ore., June 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than twenty acclaimed researchers presented the results of their latest studies on the positive effects of berries on human health at the 2009 Berry Health Benefits Symposium. Evidence continues to mount on the link between consumption of colorful berries -- such as blueberries, cranberries, blackberries,...

2009-05-07 13:09:00

PORTLAND, Maine, May 7 /PRNewswire/ -- New research shows that Wild Blueberries may have a cardio-protective effect, improving vascular function and decreasing the vulnerability of blood vessels to oxidative stress. (Sources: Journal of Medicinal Food, 2009; Feb; 12(1): 21-8 and Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry, 2009, Jan 19) The studies contribute to a growing body of research supporting the potential protective effect of Wild Blueberries in the diet on cellular signaling within the...

2008-10-20 09:00:41

DOYLESTOWN, Pa., Oct. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Avidas Pharmaceuticals announced today that it has launched the Vitaphenol(R) Skin Care Collection, a new and unique hybrid of medically directed compounds offering the most potent and visible solution for anti-aging. The Vitaphenol(R) Complex was developed and researched by top anti-aging skin care experts, led by world-renowned dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon Mitchel P. Goldman MD and Dianne York-Goldman, founder of "You Glow Girl" and CEO of...

2005-08-29 14:35:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 "” Coffee provides more than just a morning jolt; that steaming cup of java is also the number one source of antioxidants in the U.S. diet, according to a new study by researchers at the University of Scranton (Pa.). Their study was described today at the 230th national meeting of the American Chemical Society, the world's largest scientific society. "Americans get more of their antioxidants from coffee than any other dietary source. Nothing else comes close," says...

2005-08-29 07:38:11

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Europeans have red wine, Asians have green tea but Americans have their own source of antioxidants -- coffee, researchers reported on Sunday. Americans drink plenty of coffee, which is high in antioxidants, compounds such as vitamins that fight damage to cells and to DNA, the study found. But Americans are not eating enough fruits and vegetables, the sources of antioxidants as well as fiber and other nutrients that dietitians, scientists and doctors recommend,...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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