Tag Archives: Polyphenols

Mankind has known about the beneficial properties of pomegranate since ancient times. Pomegranate is good for the human body for a reason: this plant is a real storehouse of useful substances. Pomegranate contains vitamins P, C, B6, and B12, fruit acids, phytoncides, tannin, as well as a whole complex of mineral trace elements: silicon, iodine, […]

Red wine certainly gives its time in the spotlight to the heart-health benefits of grapes, but the skin advantages of grape seeds are worth their own toast. Grape seeds are considered as an excellent source of vitamins C and E, as well as antioxidants called flavonoids, all of which can enhance the strength of the […]

The Uncommon Benefits of Olive Oil Extract Olive oil is the liquid extracted from olives. Olives are grape-sized greenish or black fruits that grow on olive trees that are native to the Mediterranean basin. The oil extracted from the olive fruits is mostly used in cooking and as a dressing for salads. Olive forms the […]

Echinacea is an herb that is very popular for use with colds and flu. Echinacea was used for centuries by Native Americans before the arrival of European explorers. In the 1800s, uses of Echinacea took off in the United States and grass became popular in Europe as well. Echinacea is used in many Western countries, […]

Grape seed extract consists of a complex mixture of flavonoids, vitamin E, zinc, copper, selenium, linoleic acid and phenolic procyanidins. The active agents of the extract are, for the most part, polyphenols or OPC (oligomeric procyanidins). Proanthocyanins and catechins are potent antioxidants with 20 times more powerful vitamin E and 50 times more potent than […]

People are becoming more conscious about their food supplements especially those that can help is losing weight tremendously. In regards to weight loss supplements, natural foods are highly recommended as they are rich in antioxidants and phytochemicals that have various health benefits such as slowing down the aging process and stimulating health boosting properties. Here […]

Grape seed extract- the cancer fighting agent The advantages of grape seed extract are one of most energizing among the group of normal healers. For sure, the seed of the product of the grape, which was once viewed as waste after the juice was squeezed and separated out for wine, has now turned into an […]