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2011-11-02 06:04:16

(Ivanhoe Newswire) — After obese men took a relatively small dose or resveratrol, an ingredient in red wine, in purified form every day for a month, their metabolisms changed for the better. In fact, the effects appear to be as good for us as severe calorie restriction. Resveratrol is a natural compound. "We saw a lot of small effects, but consistently pointing in a good direction of improved metabolic health," Patrick Schrauwen of Maastricht University in The Netherlands, was quoted...

2011-09-19 07:00:00

The study showed that blueberries may have the potential to reduce a variety of risk factors for metabolic syndrome and cardiovascular disease. Phytochemicals â” a type of naturally-occurring antioxidants â” are thought to be responsible for the health benefits of blueberries as reported by diabeticlive.com. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Blueberry Consumption Associated with Reduced Risk of Metabolic Syndrome: Fruits have long been recommended as...

2011-09-02 07:00:00

Biotivia have launched a 99% pure pterostilbene supplement called PteroActiv which will be used in human clinical trials that are exploring ways to prevent the diseases associated with aging and obesity. New York City, N.Y (PRWEB) September 02, 2011 Biotivia scientists announced today that the firm is making available a highly purified form of a molecule found in blueberries to the medical research community. The compound, called Pterostilbene, has shown remarkable potential to prevent and...

2011-06-09 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif. and OXFORD, Miss., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corp. (OTCBB: CDXC) and the University of Mississippi today announced the university has granted the natural products company the exclusive worldwide patent rights to a potential new therapeutic use for pterostilbene (tero-STILL-bean) as an anxiolytic or anti-anxiety agent. ChromaDex' pTeroPure® is an ultra-pure formulation of pterostilbene, a compound found in blueberries and demonstrated to have...

2011-06-07 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ChromaDex Corporation (OTCBB: CDXC) today announced that an independent scientific panel of experts supports the GRAS (generally recognized as safe) status of its ingredient pTeroPure®. pTeroPure is an ultra-pure formulation of the naturally occurring compound pterostilbene, found in blueberries. pTeroPure has the potential to impact heart health by supporting cholesterol and blood pressure while providing additional benefits...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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