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2010-11-05 07:00:00

ATLANTA, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- A compound found in the skin of grapes and used to make red wine may help fight severe malaria, raising hopes of finding a new adjunctive therapy against an illness that kills an estimated 1 million people a year, according to a study presented today at The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 59th Annual Meeting. Resveratrol, which in earlier studies has been found to have beneficial anti-cancer effects and may protect the heart, had...

2010-10-18 13:22:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Today, purveyors of one of the country's fastest growing juice brands and leader in the superfood beverage category, announced today the launch of a new line of superfruit juices. This nutrient-rich line of juices, developed in partnership with Walgreens, is the first-to-market non-refrigerated juice with significant levels of superfruits and added essential vitamins making it the most nutrient-dense fruit juice at drug stores nationwide....

2010-10-13 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- pTeroPure(TM), an ingredients division of ChromaDex Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC) specializing in high purity resveratrol and pterostilbene for use in the dietary supplement and functional food markets, announced today that Ingredients Brand Manager Jeremy Bartos, Ph.D., will present as part of the VendorWorks series at SupplySide West 2010 in Las Vegas, NV. Dr. Bartos will discuss pterostilbene, a natural derivative of resveratrol found...

2010-09-16 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Genesis Today, purveyors of one of the country's fastest growing juice brands and emerging leader in the superfood consumer category, announced the launch of an edgy new advertising campaign aimed to shake up the juice market. This new campaign, which will appear in over 15 markets across the country beginning in September and debuting nationally later this Fall, pits the brand's iconic superfruit juices glass-to-glass with orange juice, the...

2010-09-15 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- pTeroPure(TM), an ingredients division of ChromaDex Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC) specializing in high purity resveratrol and pterostilbene for use in the dietary supplement and functional food markets, announced today that it will participate in a webinar entitled "The Science of Pterostilbene: The Next Generation Resveratrol," as part of a webinar series run by the industry trade magazine, Functional Ingredients. The webinar is...

2010-09-07 07:00:00

IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ChromaDex Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: CDXC), a natural products chemistry company which provides novel and innovative ingredients to the dietary supplement, food, beverage and cosmetic markets, has initiated a clinical study at The University of Mississippi for pTeroPure(TM) pterostilbene (tero-STILL-bean). The next generation, novel ingredient, is based on the grant of an exclusive worldwide license to all patent rights of...

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2010-08-29 08:54:22

Plant agents show promise in preventing skin cancer Maybe you worshipped the sun in your youth or weren't as meticulous as you should have been with sunscreen. If so, take heart: Scientists at The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio are finding that certain plant substances, when given in combinations, may suppress damage that can cause skin cancer. The substances, which occur naturally in grapes, berries, walnuts and a number of other plant-based foods, were tested on mice...

2010-07-29 17:17:58

Resveratrol, a popular plant extract shown to prolong life in yeast and lower animals due to its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, appears also to suppress inflammation in humans, based on results from the first prospective human trial of the extract conducted by University at Buffalo endocrinologists. Results of the study appear as a rapid electronic publication on the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism website and will be published in an upcoming print issue of...

2010-07-16 14:12:13

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) chemist Thomas Wang, who specializes in cancer prevention research, has reported evidence that for some dietary compounds, length of exposure over time may be key to whether or not ingestion leads to a beneficial, or detrimental, effect. Scientists do not know exactly why one person develops cancer and another does not. But they do know that certain nutrients might increase or decrease cancer risk. There are "layers" of factors involved in the development...

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2010-06-25 09:31:26

Resveratrol inhibits formation of damaging blood vessels in mouse retina Resveratrol "” found in red wine, grapes, blueberries, peanuts and other plants "” stops out-of-control blood vessel growth in the eye, according to vision researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. The discovery has implications for preserving vision in blinding eye diseases such as diabetic retinopathy and age-related macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness in...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.