Tag: "grape" at medical news
Cancer-fighting foods, supplements explored in day-long symposium, March 25
...y boosting immune system Chemicals obtained from grape
seed extract show promise in animal studies as a w...er, mice that were fed diets supplemented with the grape
seed compounds, a group of antioxidants called proanthocyanidins, showed a reduction in tumor number...
Better after-school snack choices boost nutrition for low-income kids, UC Davis research confirms
...nie and milk was replaced with animal crackers and grape
juice; Wednesday's snack of a peach cup and graham crackers was replaced with peanut butter crackers and an apple. Cassady and her colleagues compared the nutritional content of the new menu of 17 snacks with that of the old menu of 15 snacks. T...
UC Davis study shows grape seed extract may be effective in reducing blood pressure
...first human clinical trial to assess the effect of grape
seed extract on people with metabolic syndrome, a ...ligrams and 300 milligrams, respectively, of a new grape
seed extract. All participants' blood pressure was automatically measured and recorded for 12 hours ...
Red wine components modulate tissue damage induced by bacteria in gum diseases
...es have also shown that red wine, and particularly grape
seeds, possesses anti-inflammatory and anti-tumor activities and prevent heart disease. Mechanisms by which these phenolic compounds exert their protective effects include their anti-oxidant properties. Scientists from Universit Laval (Qubec, Canada)...
New cocoa evidence on why plant foods are beneficial to cardiovascular health
...it and vegetables, green teas, red wine and purple grape
juice, is especially abundant in certain cocoas. "This new insight into the bioactivity of flavanol nutrients is an important piece of information that will help us understand why diets rich in fruits and vegetables promote cardiovascular health," s...
College students likely drink much more alcohol than they think they do
...ay beyond my understanding," he said. "If you buy grape
juice in a grocery store, all you have to do is lo...n the entire container. If that information is on grape
juice, then why isn't it on wine, which is just fermented grape
juice?" Both Tapert and White noted...