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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Maritime Pine Bark (95% proanthocyanidins): Supports healthy cerebrovascular function and brain antioxidant defenses; 95% proanthocyanidins is the strongest potency on the market.
In addition, proanthocyanidins combat the colonization of E.
Proanthocyanidins refer to a specific group of flavonoids that are polyphenolic compounds.
Enhancement in dentin collagen's biological stability after proanthocyanidins treatment in clinically relevant time periods.
2) Wine components responsible for astringency include phenolics such as proanthocyanidins (PAs) or wood tannins (ellagitannins and gallotannins) that react with salivary proteins, causing their complexation and subsequent precipitation on the mouth epithelium.
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Complete features Cran D'Or cranberry extract combined with such botanicals as Ceylon cinnamon, d-mannose, uva ursi leaf, dandelion root and com silk powder, according to the company, which says the ingredients help the product achieve 135 mg of antioxidants from proanthocyanidins (PACs) per serving.
Cranberries are a natural source of antioxidants, are fat- and cholesterol-free, and contain proanthocyanidins, which prevent bacteria from sticking to our urinary tract wall and help prevent infection.
With its botanical extraction facility in France, Nexira has expanded its production capacities and enriched its portfolio with such high-quality botanical extracts as devil's claw, desert date extracts and the flagship brand Exocyan[TM], a cranberry extract standardized from 1 to 90% proanthocyanidins (PACs).
MegaFlora for Women includes organic cranberry--a super fruit rich in proanthocyanidins, which naturally support urinary tract health.
First, the proanthocyanidins in cranberry extracts have been shown to prevent the adherence of uropathogenic strains of E.
3 DENTAL HEALTH THE same properties that stop bacteria from sticking to the wall of the urinary tract - thought to be antioxidant proanthocyanidins - have been shown to "inhibit the HSV-2 herpes virus, and the Helicobacter pylori bacteria that are increasingly recognised as a leading cause of peptic ulcers and the growth of oral bacteria, which cause dental plaque and periodontal disease", says Marilyn.