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Chardonnay Grape Seed Flour shows anti-obesity benefits: Hamster data

Posted February 25, 2014

Supplementing a high-fat ‘Western’ diet with Chardonnay grape seed flour may significantly reduce cholesterol levels, abdominal fat and weight gain, compared to a high-fat diet alone, says a new study from California.

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Grape seed may help fight bowel cancer

Posted February 18, 2014

Cancer can be a killer and natural remedies with proven effectiveness in the fight against cancer are therefore always appreciated. Grape seed has emerged as a potential potent natural remedy in the fight against cancer. Recent research highlights the value of a complementary approach to fighting bowel cancer, with grape seed used along with conventional treatment.

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Inhibitory effects of grape skin extract and resveratrol on fatty acid synthase

Posted December 17, 2013

Grape skin, a rich source of phytochemicals, has been reported to possess remarkable anti-obesity activity. Fatty acid synthase (FAS) is a key enzyme catalyzing the synthesis of fatty acid de novo, and has been considered as an anti-obesity target. To elucidate the anti-obesity mechanism of grape skin, we investigated the effects of grape skin extract (GSE) and resveratrol, one of the phytochemicals in GSE, on FAS and FAS over-expressed 3 T3-L1 preadipocyte.

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Study: Active Component of Grape Seed Extract Effective Against Cancer Cells

Posted December 5, 2013

An active ingredient of grape seed extract, B2G2, acts against cancer cells. A University of Colorado Cancer Center study published online ahead of print in the journal Nutrition and Cancer describes the laboratory synthesis of the most active component of grape seed extract, B2G2, and shows this synthesized compound induces the cell death known as apoptosis in prostate cancer cells while leaving healthy cells unharmed.

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Death of retinal ganglion cells suppressed by oligomeric proanthocyanidin

Posted November 5, 2013

The death of retinal ganglion cells is a hallmark of many optic neurodegenerative diseases such as glaucoma and retinopathy. Oxidative stress is one of the major causes of cell death. A recent study, published in the Neural Regeneration Research (Vol. 8, No. 25, 2013), has shown that grape seed extract can protect retinal ganglion cells against oxidative stress-induced apoptosis.

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Grape seed extract as a treatment for asthma

Posted October 27, 2013

Grapes have been celebrated for their medicinal and nutritional value for thousands of years. Egyptians ate grapes at least 6,000 years ago, and several ancient Greek philosophers praised the healing power of grapes. But it is the chemicals within them that some believe could help treat a number of conditions including asthma.

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Grape seed extract provides a natural treatment option for colorectal cancer

Posted October 20, 2013

Colorectal cancer cases continue to grow among men and women in the U.S., largely fueled by a diet of processed convenience foods and a sedentary lifestyle void of regular exercise. Natural compounds including curcumin and resveratrol have proven effective in the prevention of colon cancer, and now scientists have determined that grape seed extract (GSE) specifically targets damaged cells in the digestive tract to provide an effective treatment for colorectal cancer.

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Health benefits of grape seed extract

Posted October 10, 2013

Grapes have been used by European and Middle Eastern folk healers for years for their powerful medicinal properties. Scientists have found that the grape seed has the most concentrated form of health benefits from the grape. Grape seed extracts have been shown to improve immunity and prevent cancer.

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Grape seed given hypertension thumbs up: Unpublished data

Posted September 20, 2013

Researchers say that Indena’s new grape seed procyanidins (GSP) product – now only using water as extraction solvent – is effective in blood pressure management when coupled with lifestyle factors.

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Grape Seed Benefits – Learn More about Them

Posted July 18, 2013

There have been a lot of studies conducted regarding grape seed extract. According to the findings it can be beneficial for treating heart diseases. Some of the specialists claim that it can be effective in case of the fight against cancer as well.

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