Botanicals

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

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

Broccoli extract shows weight management abilities: Mouse study

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

Professor Jules A. Hoffmann and his associates visit the Infinitus R&D Centre.

Hong Kong herbal giant teams up with Nobel Laureate for immunity investigations

ExcelVite extracts tocotrienol from palm oil.

China the top target for tocotrienol sales growth, says supplier ExcelVite

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University of Guelph nears launch of research alliance to boost DNA testing for botanicals

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