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2010-10-22 17:55:00

HAYWARD, Calif., Oct. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- CREAGRI, Inc.® (www.CREAGRI.com), a world leader in providing the highest quality polyphenol antioxidants captured from organic olives, recently unveiled a new hydroxytyrosol formulation specifically developed for inclusion in consumer goods. The new particulate-free formula, HIDROX® 12%, is the latest addition to CREAGRI's® impressive line of natural, organic olive polyphenolic ingredients,...

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2010-08-25 18:54:49

Here's a scientific discovery fit to give Mr. Potato Head static cling and flyaway hair (if that vintage plastic toy had hair). Scientists today reported discovery of two simple, inexpensive ways of boosting the amounts of healthful antioxidant substances in potatoes. One involves giving spuds an electric shock. The other involves zapping them with ultrasound, high frequency sound waves.Those new insights into improving the nutritional content of one of the Western world's favorite side...

2010-08-24 07:55:00

Think swigging back a bottle of iced tea will provide the same health benefits as a cup of green tea?  Think again.  Researchers found that health-conscious consumers may not be getting what they pay for in many popular beverages. Scientists reported that bottled tea beverages that account for $1 billion in annual sales in the U.S., contain fewer polyphenols or healthy antioxidants than a single cup of home-brewed green or black tea.  Some bottled teas contain such small...

2010-06-11 01:07:39

New report in the FASEB Journal suggests that disrupting a particular cellular signaling pathway could stop or slow the initiation, promotion, and progression of prostate cancer In what could lead to a major advance in the treatment of prostate cancer, scientists now know exactly why polyphenols in red wine and green tea inhibit cancer growth. This new discovery, published online in The FASEB Journal (http://www.fasebj.org), explains how antioxidants in red wine and green tea produce a...

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...

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...

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2009-12-14 06:20:00

Researchers say having a glass or two of champagne a day is good for the heart and blood circulation, according to The Guardian Observer. According to University of Reading researchers, the fizz made with black grapes has the potential to reduce strokes and heart disease risk. Dr. Jeremy Spencer of University of Reading said, "We have found that a couple of glasses a day has a beneficial effect on the walls of blood vessels "“ which suggests champagne has the potential to reduce strokes...

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...

2009-08-19 14:52:48

Popcorn and many breakfast cereals contain surprisingly large amounts of the antioxidant polyphenols, believed to reduce disease, U.S. researchers said. Study leader Joe Vinson of the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania said polyphenols are a major reason why fruits, vegetables, chocolate, wine, coffee and tea have become known for their potential role in reducing the risk of heart disease, cancer and other diseases. Commercial hot and cold whole grain cereals have been regarded as...

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.Mario Ferruzzi, a Purdue associate professor of food science; Connie Weaver, Purdue's head of foods and nutrition; and Elsa Janle, a Purdue associate professor of foods and nutrition, found that the amount of polyphenols from grapeseed extract that can reach a rat's...


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  • A stinking tobacco.
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