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Which Is Better? Juice Or Extract
2011-10-28 10:43:20

Study shows cranberry juice is better than extract at fighting bacterial infections With scientific evidence now supporting the age-old wisdom that cranberries, whether in sauce or as juice, prevent urinary tract infections, people have wondered if there was an element of the berry that, if extracted and condensed, perhaps in pill form, would be as effective as drinking the juice or eating cranberry sauce. A new study from researchers at Worcester Polytechnic Institute helps to answer that...

2011-09-02 11:31:40

With citizens' groups seeking government regulation of foul-smelling ammonia emissions from large dairy farms, scientists today reported that adding natural plant extracts to cow feed can reduce levels of the gas by one-third while reducing the need to fortify cow feed with expensive protein supplements. They reported here at the 242nd National Meeting & Exposition of the American Chemical Society (ACS). J. Mark Powell, Ph.D., described the results of three studies undertaken to...

2010-09-13 13:33:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- USANA Health Sciences (Nasdaq: USNA), a leader in nutritional supplement manufacturing, today announced that it will be one of the first companies in the industry to utilize Nutritional Hybrid Technology. This cutting-edge manufacturing method was unveiled to thousands of USANA independent Associates in attendance at the company's international convention. "USANA is proud to be a leader in the evolution of nutrition technology," said Dr. Tim Wood,...

2010-02-12 11:38:00

LAKEVILLE-MIDDLEBORO, Mass., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, skip the flowers and heart shaped box of chocolates and head to the juice aisle for a bottle of refreshing Ocean Spray® Light Cranberry Juice Cocktail. New research just in time for Valentine's Day suggests that cranberry juice may be just what cupid and the doctor ordered. The recent in vitro study conducted at Queen Mary University of London, and published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food...

2009-10-28 07:15:00

SAVANNAH, Ga., Oct. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- For those who think cranberries are nothing more than a turkey side dish, new research revealed this week confirms that the crimson berry may be small, but its health benefits are large. Leading scientists from throughout the country and abroad convened today in Savannah, GA, for the Fourth Cranberry Institute Health Research Conference to review the latest findings on the potential health benefits of cranberries, including studies that reveal an...

2009-09-03 06:45:00

WYCKOFF, N.J., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ethical Alternative Products has launched OmniFlex, a unique joint support formula combining five highly researched ingredients shown specifically to positively impact joint structure and function in easy-to-swallow soft-gel capsules. According to Gerald Bruno, Ph.D., President of Ethical Alternative Products, OmniFlex is not only unique in its combination, but affords customers an economically friendly dietary supplement. "The concept of combining...

2009-08-13 14:50:20

Life in the fruit bowl is no longer the pits, thanks to a University of Alberta researcher.Christina Engels has found a way to turn the throwaway kernels in mangos into a natural food preservative that could help prevent Listeriosis outbreaks like the one that killed 21 Canadians last year.The findings can also apply to other fruit seeds like grapes, said Engels, who conducted the research to earn her master's degree from the Department of Agricultural, Food and Nutritional Science at the U...

2009-03-10 18:54:12

Chemicals present in cranberries prevent infection-causing bacteria from attaching to the cells that line the urinary tract, U.S. researchers said. Paola Pinzon-Arango, Yatao Liu and Terri Camesano of Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Massachusetts, exposed E. coli grown in culture to either light cranberry juice cocktail or cranberry proanthocyanidins -- chemicals found in cranberry products -- and measured the adhesion forces between the bacteria and a silicon surface using atomic force...

2006-09-10 16:35:00

WORCESTER, Mass. "“ Compounds in cranberry juice have the ability to change E. coli bacteria, a class of microorganisms responsible for a host of human illnesses (everything from kidney infections to gastroenteritis to tooth decay), in ways that render them unable to initiate an infection. The results of this new research by scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) suggest that the cranberry may provide an alternative to antibiotics, particularly for combating E. coli...

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