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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/25159559/exotic-berries-as-a-functional-food
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REVIEW
Ola Lasekan
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: Berries and berry extracts are known to possess properties (i.e., phenolic acids, flavonoids, and anthocyanins) that make them important in disease prevention. Observational studies have shown that many berries may hold promise for public health. However, the long-term impact of berries intake on specific populations and their functionality claims has not been fully tested. In addition, although several biological effects which are based on epidemiological studies have been explained scientifically, the mechanism of their actions is not fully understood...
November 2014: Current Opinion in Clinical Nutrition and Metabolic Care
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/21355205/-chemical-principles-and-bioactivities-of-blueberry
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REVIEW
Chieh-fu Chen, Ya-dong Li, Zhe Xu
The bioactive principles contained in blueberries (Vaccinium) are various kind of anthocyanins (anthocyanidins, or phenolic aglycone, conjugated with sugar), chlorogenic acid, flavonids, alpha-linolenic acid, pterostilbene, resveratrol, and vitamins. After oral administration, anthocyanins can pass through blood-brain barrier and thus appear in various organs and brain. Improve visual function by increasing rhodopsin regeneration and ocular health is the earliest reported bioactivities of anthocyanin. Recent studies demonstrated the benefit of blueberries to prevent the age-related chronic diseases such as cancer, diabeties, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, neurodegeneration, obesity, and osteoporosis through its apoptosis, antioxidant, antiinflammation, and antiangiogenesis effects...
April 2010: Yao Xue Xue Bao, Acta Pharmaceutica Sinica
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/19120894/growth-inhibitory-action-of-cranberry-on-helicobacter-pylori
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COMPARATIVE STUDY
Masashi Matsushima, Takayoshi Suzuki, Aya Masui, Kouichi Kasai, Tomoko Kouchi, Atsushi Takagi, Takayuki Shirai, Tetsuya Mine
BACKGROUND AND AIM: Cranberry is a fruit that originated in North America, and it has been used by Native Americans for bacterial infections. Recent studies have revealed it to be effective for preventing refractory urinary infections, while also suggesting that it plays a possible role in the eradication of Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori). METHODS: The H. pylori strains used in the present study were NCTC11637 and 11638. Sugar and organic acid-rich, and polyphenol-rich fractions were obtained from cranberry juice concentrate by Amberlite XAD7HP-column chromatography...
December 2008: Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/17492798/a-systematic-review-of-the-evidence-for-cranberries-and-blueberries-in-uti-prevention
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REVIEW
Ruth G Jepson, Jonathan C Craig
In this review we assess the effectiveness of cranberry and blueberry products in preventing symptomatic urinary tract infections (UTIs). Selection criteria were randomised or quasi-randomised controlled trials of cranberry or blueberry juice/products for the prevention of symptomatic UTIs. A comprehensive search was undertaken in November 2006 whereupon two reviewers independently assessed and extracted data. Quality was assessed using Cochrane criteria. Relative risks (RR) were calculated where appropriate; otherwise a narrative synthesis was undertaken...
June 2007: Molecular Nutrition & Food Research
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/15479003/effective-separation-of-potent-antiproliferation-and-antiadhesion-components-from-wild-blueberry-vaccinium-angustifolium-ait-fruits
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Barbara M Schmidt, Amy B Howell, Brian McEniry, Christopher T Knight, David Seigler, John W Erdman, Mary Ann Lila
Extracts from wild blueberry (Vaccinium angustifolium Ait.) were separated into proanthocyanidin-rich fractions using liquid vacuum and open column chromatography on Toyopearl and Sephadex LH-20, respectively. Fractions were characterized using analytical tools including mass spectrometry and NMR spectroscopy; fraction composition was correlated with bioactivity using antiproliferation and antiadhesion in vitro assays. There was a significant positive correlation between proanthocyanidin content of different fractions and biological activity in both the antiproliferation and antiadhesion assays...
October 20, 2004: Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry
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