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2010-02-26 04:30:00

FT. LEE, N.J., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- With the realization that half of the people experiencing a sudden mortal heart attack were taking aspirin on the day of their demise, and the fact that higher-than-recommended doses of aspirin are needed to prevent blood clot formation in coronary arteries, coupled with an announcement that the red wine molecule resveratrol (rez-vair-ah-trawl) may protect from sudden mortal heart attack in a superior fashion to aspirin, suggests re-evaluation of...

2010-02-25 08:00:00

With the realization that half of the people experiencing a sudden mortal heart attack were taking aspirin on the day of their demise, researchers have begun to search for a more reliable alternative, and they may have found it in a red wine molecule called resveratrol (rez-vair-ah-trawl). Researchers at the University of Connecticut induced heart attacks in animals and found resveratrol significantly reduces damage to heart muscle. Scarring and fibrosis were limited and the animals...

2010-02-17 09:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- As heart disease continues to be the leading cause of death in the United States for all adults, a new report released by the Nutrilite Health Institute, America's Phytonutrient Report: Heart Health by Color*, shows that Americans are falling short on heart-healthy phytonutrients. Phytonutrients are the natural plant-based compounds that give fruits and vegetables their vibrant colors and provide us with potential health benefits. Using NHANES...

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...

2010-01-14 13:40:44

Appearing in the January 2010 issue of JLR For those who do not drink, researchers have found that six essential oils "“from thyme, clove, rose, eucalyptus, fennel and bergamot"”can suppress the inflammatory COX-2 enzyme, in a manner similar to resveratrol, the chemical linked with the health benefits of red wine. They also identified that the chemical carvacrol was primarily responsible for this suppressive activity. These findings, appearing in the January issue of Journal of...

2009-12-17 16:18:00

SEATTLE, Dec. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Here's a New Year's resolution you can keep: drink more wine! It reinforces a healthier lifestyle and starting now, may prevent the holiday weight gain that is an American tradition. "Celebrating the holidays with wine and enjoying better health is truly a win-win," according to Richard Baxter, MD, author of the award-winning new book Age Gets Better with Wine: New Science For a Healthier, Better & Longer Life. Baxter shares the scientific reasons why...

2009-12-15 20:47:46

The Sirt1 enzyme in the body has generated enormous attention as a possible secret to living longer. Some scientists believe that fasting and drinking wine appear to aid in this quest because both likely activate Sirt1, unleashing its power. But researchers from Brown University, Rhode Island Hospital and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center have discovered that Sirt1 in the brain has its own potential health benefit: It may keep people thinner. They determined that inhibiting...

2009-12-08 07:00:00

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- DSM Nutritional Products today announced data from two analyses of the first human study of resVida® trans-resveratrol that were presented at the 4th International Conference on Polyphenols and Health (ICPH) in Yorkshire, England, Dec. 7-10, 2009 and the Nutrition Society of Australia (NSA) and Nutrition Society of New Zealand (NSNZ) Joint Annual Scientific Meeting in Newcastle, NSW, Dec. 8-11, 2009. The data showed...

2009-12-01 08:00:00

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The first nutrition bar containing resveratrol, the ingredient in grapes acclaimed for its potential to forestall the ravages of time, is about to hit the marketplace. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091201/NY18305 ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091111/NY08935LOGO ) The aptly-named WINETIME(TM) Bar, developed by ResVez, Inc. of Rancho Santa Fe, Calif. contains as much resveratrol as 50 glasses of red wine. The...

2009-11-30 07:31:00

NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Nov. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Using a high-output camera to film the back of the human eye, for the first time researchers have shown that a resveratrol-based (rez-vair-ah-trawl) nutriceutical matrix can effectively remove cellular debris from the human eye that accumulates with advancing age and correlated this with significant improvement in visual acuity and night vision in an 80-year old man. Resveratrol is widely known as a red wine molecule. To view the Multimedia News...


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