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2014-05-01 12:32:22

Patented French maritime pine bark extract shown to significantly reduce the most common signs of psoriasis by reducing inflammation, increasing skin hydration and fighting free radicals HOBOKEN, N.J., May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new peer-reviewed study published in the March issue of the Panminerva Medica found that supplementation with Pycnogenol(®) (pic-noj-en-all), a standardized natural plant extract from French maritime pine tree bark, significantly improves the painful and visible...

Chocolate Flavanols May Help Fight Obesity And Diabetes
2014-04-03 11:11:25

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Past research has shown that antioxidant compounds in chocolate called flavanols can provide a wide range of benefits – from lower blood pressure to improved cognitive performance. Now, a new study in the Journal of Agricultural & Food Chemistry has honed in on exactly what within these compound provides the observed benefit: oligomeric procyanidins (PCs). "Oligomeric PCs appear to possess the greatest antiobesity and...

Discarded Hop Leaves Have Substances That Could Fight Dental Diseases
2014-03-06 10:58:15

American Chemical Society Beer drinkers know that hops are what gives the drink its bitterness and aroma. Recently, scientists reported that the part of hops that isn't used for making beer contains healthful antioxidants and could be used to battle cavities and gum disease. In a new study in ACS' Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, they say that they've identified some of the substances that could be responsible for these healthful effects. Yoshihisa Tanaka and colleagues note...

2014-01-18 23:02:30

The new “Antioxidant Rich Foods” article on the website Vkool.com uncovers antioxidant-rich foods that are good for human health. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 18, 2014 The new “Antioxidant Rich Foods” report on the website Vkool.com delivers tips on how to make use of antioxidant-rich foods effectively. At the beginning of the article, the author indicates that berries are a great source of dietary fiber and antioxidants. “Blueberries include more antioxidants than any other...

2013-06-29 23:16:10

Wine club vendor Cellars Wine Club explains some of the health benefits of moderate wine consumption in their latest article. Monroe, Washington (PRWEB) June 29, 2013 Few people feel worse after drinking wine, it is, after all, a pleasant beverage to drink. Cellars Wine Club's article explains that not all of wine's good effects are temporary; moderate wine drinking promotes lasting health benefits, says the article. In all, they cite 5 different benefits can be had by drinking...

2012-06-23 23:01:47

Recent research conducted by several medical research centers as well as new uses for Hawthorn documented at Health and Wellness portal BeWellBuzz.com have confirmed that there are many new health benefits that this super fruit product can provide from cardiovascular to respiratory improvements for many medical patients across the globe. Las Vegas, Nevada (PRWEB) June 22, 2012 The health benefits of Hawthorn Berries have been documented well since early medical trials were completed in the...

2011-02-14 15:15:51

Two scientific publications report on improved methods for determining the amounts of flavanol antioxidants in cocoa and chocolate. The research, sponsored by The Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition, was a collaboration between scientists at The Hershey Company and other scientific laboratories. Scientists at Planta Analytica (Danbury, CT) isolated and separated cocoa flavanol antioxidants on a large scale. The Hershey scientists and collaborating scientists at the Pennsylvania State...

2010-09-13 13:33:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences (Nasdaq: USNA), a leader in nutritional supplement manufacturing, today announced that it will be one of the first companies in the industry to utilize Nutritional Hybrid Technology. This cutting-edge manufacturing method was unveiled to thousands of USANA independent Associates in attendance at the company's international convention. "USANA is proud to be a leader in the evolution of nutrition technology," said Dr. Tim Wood,...


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