A new mouse study indicates that quercetin—a flavonoid derived from onions, apples, and red wine—may boost the bioavailability of green tea polyphenols for fighting prostate cancer.
PhaseLite is a patented extract of Phaseolus vulgaris.
A rat study encourages supplementing with all vitamin E forms found in nature.
The pomegranate (Punica granatum) is perhaps best known for its tart taste and penchant for staining clothes. In the past several years, however, the flowering fruit has taken on a different image.
With much financial help from product marketer, and now ingredient supplier, POM Wonderful (Los Angeles), pomegranates are increasingly regarded as superfruits. Largely by its own doing, POM Wonderful can now report that “more people were introduced to pomegranate products last year than any year in history.”
Mars Inc. (McLean, VA) earned the 2013 Food Technology Industrial Achievement Award at July’s IFT Food Expo in Chicago.
Researchers say the ingredient could be an alternative to analgesic drugs, which may present side effects such as drowsiness, constipation, and nausea.
The highest dose was found to promote the greatest feeling of fullness, indicating a dose-dependent effect.
Three botanical ingredients with promising results in cholesterol studies.
The randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial enrolled 70 obese but otherwise healthy subjects.
A healthy prostate and testosterone level—and ingredients that can help.