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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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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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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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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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European elderberry (Sambucus nigra L.) and dwarf elderberry (Sambucus ebulus L.) have a wide range of health benefits
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Elderberry receives huge celebrity endorsement

Renowned Dr. Josh Axe, a certified doctor of natural medicine, doctor of chiropractic and clinical nutritionist has given out together a beautiful elderberry article impressivley demonstrating the benefits of the berries. Click HERE to read.

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Elderberry in top 5 most used dietary supplements, ABC report

According to the American Botanical Coulcil´s report on herbal dietary supplements, elderberry saw a huge leap in sales in 2015, with an increase of 27,33% compared to 2014 in the US. Elderberry also came in at position 5 of the 40 top selling herbal dietary supplements in 2015,  standing just …

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Antibody targets and destroys brain clumps and slows memory loss in Alzheimer´s dementia

Very promising results have emerged from a human study in which an antibody called aducanumab  was shown to reduce Aβ-plaques in Alzheimer’s disease, thereby slowing down memory loss. The study, which was published in Nature 2016, used an antibody-immonotherapy to attack and destroy amyloid beta plaques in the brain. In another …

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Vegans need Vit B12 supplementation, says the German Nutrition Society

 The German Nutrition Society (DGE) has said in a position paper  that it is difficult or impossible to consume adequate amounts of Vit. B12 on a purely plant-based diet. The German government agrees with this position. Vit B12 is usually not present in plants.  It is naturally found in animal products, …

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Intake of berries and anthocyanins is associated with 15-18% reduction of type-2 diabetes risk

A review of meta-data from over 400,000 participants including 25,624 incidents of type-2 diabetes has revealed that intake of dietary anthocyanins is associated with a 15% reduction of Type-2 diabetes risk. Consumption of berries was asccociates with with an 18% reuction of type-2 diabetes risk. The study also revealed that …

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