proanthocyanidin

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proanthocyanidin

Any of the flavanol class of polyphenols found in apples, maritime pine bark and grape seed extracts, which is a more potent antioxidant than vitamins C or E and has been shown to reduce LDL-cholesterol.

proanthocyanidin

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A chemical in cranberry juice that is believed to inhibit the adhesion of Escherichia coli to the mucosa of the urinary tract.
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3]-induced renal toxicity is due to the catechin-type monomers and the content of more bioavailable oligomeric proanthocyanidins (Nishioka et al.
cranberry- or hawthorn-extracts) are on the market as conventional drugs which are used because of their content of oligomeric proanthocyanidins for the treatment of recurrent uroinfections in woman and cardiovascular diseases grade I and II, respectively.
Reflectron mode MALDI-TOF MS analysis was performed to identify oligomeric proanthocyanidins present in GSE.
Yumberry is unusually rich in Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (OPCs), the most powerful class of free-radical-scavenging antioxidants believed to support every metabolic system in the body.
With the introduction of a new line of juices based on the Yumberry, a subtropical fruit new to the United States which is rich in the free-radical-scavenging antioxidant Oligomeric Proanthocyanidins (OPCs), Frutzzo is once again paving the way in the beverage industry.
The Certificate reads as follows: This Joint Certificate of Authenticity assures that the Oligomeric ProanthoCyanidins (OPCs) contained in Proanthenols Bio-Complex(R) and other products manufactured and distributed by Life Plus(R) International contain The Real OPCs as originally isolated by Professor Dr.
When many anthocyanidins are linked, the polymer is called a proanthocyanidin, or more technically, oligomeric proanthocyanidins.
The bark of the Pinus Radiata tree contains: Monomeric proanthocyanidins, Oligomeric proanthocyanidins, Flavonoida, Organic acids, Natural Sugars and Esters all of which can be found in the concentrated form of the Enzogenol tablet.
Condensed phenolic compounds occurring in Vinox as multiple units, known as oligomeric proanthocyanidins, appear to be the key substances.
The bark of the Pinus Radiata tree contains: Monomeric proanthocyanidins, Oligomeric proanthocyanidins, Flavonoids, Organic acids, Natural Sugars and Esters all of which can be found in the concentrated form of the Enzogenol tablet.