Gerontology & Geriatrics

Grape seed extract found to extend lifespan of old mice

A team of researchers affiliated with a host of institutions in China and the U.S. has found that injecting procyanidin C1 (PCC1), a chemical found in grape seed extract, into older mice extended their lifespan. In their ...

Health

Wine's red grape pulp offers nutritional bounty

Pomace—the mashed, leftover pulp from red grapes in the early process of making wine—is considered byproduct rubbish. But maybe not for long. In a new Cornell University-led food science study, researchers now demonstrate ...

Health

Grapes could protect against sun damage, say dermatologists

Grapes may help protect against damage to the skin caused by the sun's ultraviolet radiation in healthy adults, according to a new study by researchers in the University of Alabama at Birmingham's Department of Dermatology.

Cardiology

Quinn on Nutrition: Love your heart

I was fascinated to discover from heart experts at Cleveland Clinic that I was no bigger than a poppy seed when my heart first began to beat during my mom's 4th week of pregnancy. With no effort on my part, my heart beats ...

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Grape

A grape is a non-climacteric fruit, specifically a berry, that grows on the perennial and deciduous woody vines of the genus Vitis. Grapes can be eaten raw or they can be used for making jam, juice, jelly, vinegar, wine, grape seed extracts, raisins, molasses and grape seed oil. Grapes are also used in some kinds of confectionery. Grapes are typically an ellipsoid shape resembling a prolate spheroid.

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