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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...

2010-06-23 01:39:13

Compound found in red wine neutralizes toxicity of proteins related to Alzheimer's Troy, N.Y. An organic compound found in red wine "“ resveratrol "“ has the ability to neutralize the toxic effects of proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to research led by Rensselaer Professor Peter M. Tessier. The findings, published in the May 28 edition of the Journal of Biological Chemistry, are a step toward understanding the large-scale death of brain cells seen in certain...

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2010-06-22 07:58:36

The anti-obesity properties of resveratrol have been demonstrated for the first time in a primate. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Physiology studied the compound, generated naturally by plants to ward off pathogens, which has received much interest as a dietary supplement for its supposed life-extending effects. Fabienne Aujard, from the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Paris, France, worked with a team of researchers to investigate the effect of dietary...

2010-06-21 10:21:00

RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., June 21 /PRNewswire/ -- (http://www.myprgenie.com) -- Wondering where you put the car keys? Can't remember what day of the week it is? Perhaps you need to eat a new kind of chocolate bar. A recent study showed that consuming resveratrol, a key antioxidant found in chocolate and red wine, might be a memory-booster. The study was conducted using a particular form of resveratrol called resVida which is available in a gourmet chocolate bar, The WineTime Bar. And...

2010-05-11 09:26:00

LONDON, May 11, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The subject of extensive studies across the world, Resveratrol is proving to be a major talking point in the scientific community. And as evidence comes to light of the continuing beneficial effects of this compound, a further study by the University of Northumbria in the UK has confirmed what many scientists already believe to be the case - that Resveratrol could have a significant impact on the cognitive processes of the human brain. The...

2010-04-29 07:59:00

VIENNA, April 29, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Can Resveratrol, the so-called miracle molecule found in red wine, peanuts and an obnoxious plant called Chinese Giant Knotweed, actually improve your brain function? Scientists at Northumbria University in the UK have just published a double-blind, peer-reviewed study in the journal, American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, which concludes that a relatively modest dose of this compound in the form of one or two capsules may just do that. In...


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