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Resveratrol’s role in eye protection implied as metabolites cross blood barriers

Resveratrol is a natural polyphenol mainly found in grapes, leading to its high concentration in wine. Additional sources include peanuts and cranberries. ©iStock

Resveratrol and its metabolites have been detected in the eye after oral administration, signifying its ability to cross protective barriers and reinforce its potential benefit to vision conditions.

There is 'insufficient evidence' to make any conclusions about the efficacy of probiotics in cases of Crohn’s Disease. ©iStock

Probiotics/prebiotics: Large-scale trials needed to asses Crohn’s disease potential

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Study supports efficacy of HolisFiit polyphenol-rich formulation for 'mind and body well-being'

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

If it’s natural, it’s good…but what's natural? A case study in cultured meat, E numbers and plant extracts

Flaxseed plus astaxanthin could help lower liver fat risk: Rat data

Flaxseed plus astaxanthin could help lower liver fat risk: Rat data

The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimate the number of people living with dementia worldwide in 2015 was estimated at 47.47 m, reaching 75.63 m in 2030 and 135.46 m in 2050. ©iStock/Lighthaunter

Vit E & selenium supplements unlikely to prevent dementia: Study

Nobiletin is found in orange, lemon, and other citrus fruits.

Citrus compound protects against effects of high-fat diet, study from Korea and Japan reports

The study findings on prenatal DHA benefits drew criticism from trade organsiations. ©iStock

‘No valid conclusions’: Omega-3 trade body fires back over prenatal DHA supplementation findings

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Finnish food tech firm bags first prize for innovative ingredient sensor

S.cerevisiae is used in baking; the carbon dioxide generated by the fermentation is used as a leavening agent in bread and other baked goods. ©iStock

Synthetic yeast creations pave way for improved food industry applications

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