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Consumption of chokeberry berry modestly lowered blood pressure and reduced low-grade inflammation in patients with mildly elevated blood pressure.

Studies have shown that consumption of aronia berries may improve cardiovascular disease risk factor profiles. In a recent 16-week single-blinded crossover trial, 38 participants received 300ml/d of cold-pressed chokeberry juice or 3g/d of oven-dried chokeberry powder or a placebo in random order for 8 weeks each. As a result of the intervention, daytime ambulatory …

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black Haschberg Elderberry
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Twins study: Higher flavonoid intake associated with lower weight gain in women.

Results from a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition(Jennings et al 2017), which looked at the associations between flavonoid intakes and fat mass in the body, suggests that regular intake of flavonoids, like anthocyanins, flavan-3-ols, flavonols, and proanthocyanidins, is associated with lower fat mass, independent of …

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Anthocyanins from fruits may benefit the cardiovascular system through platelet chemokines

Anthocyanins have been shown to positively affect the functioning of many organs and systems, including the immune , nervous and cardiovascular systems. A new study published in Nutrition and Metabolism has now revealed another possible mechanism through which anthocyanins, a type of flavonoid, benefit the cardiovascular system. In the study which …

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BerryPharma takes a look back at milestones of 2016

As 2017 starts, BerryPharma® takes a look back at the major Developments and Accomplishments of 2016   BerryPharma®-sponsored Blackcurrant project completed and published. Scientific Institution: Charité University Clinic, Department of Neurology, Berlin, Germany. Lead Researcher: Prof. Günter Siegel, published in the Journal Circulation: Cardiovascular Qualities and Outcomes, by the American …

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European Black Elderberry benefits athletic performance through significant nitric oxide production

The physiological activity of nitric oxide, including the relaxation of smooth muscles, dilation of blood vessels, lowering of blood pressure and improved blood flow is very well established in sports medicine. Beetroot has enjoyed a dramatic rise to fame in the sports sector due to its nitrate content which increases …

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Blackcurrant
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Human study: Anthocyanin-rich blackcurrant extract reduces postprandial blood sugar

In a human study designed by Glaxosmithkline and Döhler, a  blackcurrant extract (BerryPharma®  by Iprona,Lana, Italy) was observed to significantly reduce early plasma glucose response as well as  reduce plasma insulin concentratons within the first 30mins after consumption. Glucagon-like protein-1 (GLP-1) was also reduced at about 90 minutes after consumption …

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Nitric Oxide Enhancing Products are Popular in Europe

Sports nutrition products which enhance nitric oxide production are included in the second largest class of sport products, ‘non-protein products’, after protein powders in the European market. Beetroot has been very popular within the nitric oxide sector, but a new rival may be coming up : Elderberry. Initial research is …

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Polyphenols used to build nana LEGO block
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Polyphenol used to create nano scale LEGO-like building blocks

Researchers at the University of Melbourne have published a paper in Nature Nanotechnology detailing how they transformed tiny particles into LEGO-like building blocks using nano scale engineering.   Seeking to replicate the LEGO studs which ensure that the building blocks stick together, the researchers first coated the nano objetcs with …

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Blackcurrant
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Black Currant: A Natural Tool to Fight Alzheimer’s

By Maureen Sangiorgio The number of Americans living with Alzheimer’s disease is growing rapidly, according to the Alzheimer’s Association. Some 5.4 million Americans currently have the disease. It’s now the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. By the middle of this century, someone in the U.S. will develop …

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Non-gmo verified
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10 of Iprona AG´s berry ingredients now non-gmo verified

Keeping in line with it´s high quality standards, Italian Company, Iprona AG has secured non-gmo verifications for 10 of its premium berry ingredients: Elderberry Liquid Extract 3,2% 70120034 Elderberry Powder 13% 70120036 Elderberry Powder 70120096 Organic Elderberry Extract 6,5% 70120101 Organic Elderberry Juice Concentrate 70120112 Elderberry Powder 4:1 70120148 Organic …

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