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Immune Function May Increase By Eating Red Grapes, Blueberries
2013-09-18 07:17:25

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team at the Linus Pauling Institute at Oregon State University (OSU) analyzed 446 compounds for their ability to boost the innate immune system in humans. Their findings, published in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, reveal two compounds that stand out -- the resveratrol found in red grapes and a compound called pterostilbene from blueberries. These compounds are both called stilbenoids. They work in synergy with...


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