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Bilberry and lingonberry extracts show eye health potential

Posted October 20, 2013

Extracts from bilberries and lingonberries may protect the retina in the eye against UV damage, says a new study from Japan.

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Bilberry for Vision: A Little Known Berry Offers Eyes Powerful Protection

Posted October 1, 2012

During World War II, British Royal Air Force pilots swore by the bilberry, a cousin of the blueberry, to keep their eyes sharp. They would eat a good dose of bilberry jam just prior to a nighttime bombing mission. They thought it improved their vision, often dramatically, and improved their accuracy on bombing missions.

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Natural P-Synephrine Twice as Effective as Synthetic

Posted April 30, 2012

The naturally occurring form of p-synephrine, derived from bitter orange (Citrus aurantium), exhibited at least twice the physiological activity as synthetic p-synephrine, according to a paper by Sidney J. Stohs, Ph.D., dean emeritus of the School of Pharmacy and Health Professions at Creighton University Health Sciences Center, Omaha, NE.

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