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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.

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Have your say today: NutraIngredients state of the industry survey

Put the kettle on: Frequent tea consumption reduces the risk of cognitive decline. ©iStock

Tea drinking slashes the risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer's disease: Singapore population-based analysis

Illumina states its technology will unlock ages of TCM’s mysteries. ©iStock

East meets West to create 'world's first' catalogue of genomic references for TCM products

Storming growth for energy, water and tea in functional beverages

Storming growth for energy, water and tea in functional beverages

Sulforaphane is found in broccoli and other cruciferous vegetables such as Brussels sprouts. ©iStock

Broccoli extract shows weight management abilities: Mouse study

XingPiJieYu reduced the effects of chronic stress in rats. ©iStock

Stress-busting Chinese herb helped slash depression and cognitive impairment: Study

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Study shows Ahiflower oil’s anti-inflammatory and immune potential

Variable absorption: Study warns of vast differences in the way plant extracts get into the body

Variable absorption: Study warns of vast differences in the way plant extracts get into the body

Red seaweed extract helped trim down fat in mice study. ©iStock

Edible red seaweed burns fat as well as restricting weight gain: Korean study

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