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European Elderberry and Type 2 Diabetes: a Natural Blood Sugar Modulator

Do European elderberry flowers have the ability to naturally modulate the blood sugar levels associated with type 2 diabetes? A growing body of scientific evidence suggests it. The discovery may help the millions of Americans suffering from the disease. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body becomes resistant to its …

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Blackcurrant extract triggers same process as cholesterol lowering drugs, statins.

Black currant consumption can potentially reduce diet-induced fatty liver (steatosis) and other metabolic dysfunctions according to a study published in the British Journal of Nutrition. This adds to the long list of health benefits  from eating blackcurrant. Click here to  read the article.

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Breakthrough Nerina Strawberry Extract Offers Profound Health Benefits

Breakthrough Nerina Strawberry Extract Offers Profound Health Benefits LANA, ITALY–(Marketwired – April 21, 2015) – Iprona AG, an international, premium  fruit processing company, announces a breakthrough nutritional extract made from Nerina Strawberries, a super variety with an even higher concentration of antioxidants and anti-inflammatories than ordinary strawberries. According to Stephan Breitenberger, …

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Anatomia Sambuci – The Anatomy of the Elder

Janet Mawdesley reviews this great book on the Elder. “First published in 1644 and reborn as a labour of love in 2010 by staff at BerryPharma over many months, the fascinating details of the use of the Elder or Elderberry tree as a physic for a raft of illnesses and conditions …

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Fruit yoghurt is an important source of bio-accessible polyphenols and carotenoids according to a new study.

A recent study  seeking to evaluate the influence of in vitro gastrointestinal digestion on the stability and bio-accessibility of phenolic compounds and carotenoids, as well as on the antioxidant activity in strawberry and peach enriched yoghurt has concluded that  fruit yoghurt is an important source of bio-accessible polyphenols and carotenoids and …

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A natural Polyphenol found in Strawberries improves memory according to research at the Salk institute

A research carried out at The Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla, California (an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to fundamental discoveries in the life sciences, the improvement of human health and the training of future generations of researchers), has discovered that a naturally occuring flavonoid called fisetin which is …

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A Standardized Nerina Extract with IPRONA AGs unique, innovative membrane filtration technology

Rather than using alcohol and other chemicals for its extraction process, Iprona uses a unique membrane technology thereby avoiding degradation and contamination of its products. This purely mechanical separation process enables the separation of substances according to their different molecular sizes by semipermeable membranes. By using special separation membranes, Iprona …

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Incorporation of the elderberry anthocyanins by endothelial cells increases protection against oxidative stress

By: Youdim KA, Martin A, Joseph JA. Abstract The objective of this study was to investigate the ability of endothelial cells (EC) to incorporate anthocyanins and to examine their potential benefits against various oxidative stressors. Endothelial dysfunction has been proposed to play an important role in the initiation and development of …

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Inhibitory activity of a standardized elderberry liquid extract against clinically-relevant human respiratory bacterial pathogens and influenza A and B viruses

By: Christian Krawitz, Mobarak Abu Mraheil, Michael Stein, Can Imirzalioglu, Eugen Domann, Stephan Pleschka,and Torsten Hain   Abstract Background Black elderberries (Sambucus nigra L.) are well known as supportive agents against common cold and influenza. It is further known that bacterial super-infection during an influenza virus (IV) infection can lead to severe pneumonia. We have analyzed …

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Anti-Influenza Virus Effects of Elderberry Juice and Its Fractions

By: Emiko Kinoshita, Kyoko Hayashi, Hiroshi Katayama, Toshimitsu Hayashi, Akio Obata ABSTRACT. Elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.) has traditionally been used for treating influenza and colds. We evaluated the antiviral effect of concentrated juice of elderberry (CJ-E) on the human influenza A virus (IFV). CJ-E had a relatively strong effect on …

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