French Grape Seed OPCs: Cancer-Preventive Compounds

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You’ve probably heard about grape seed extracts, especially for heart-related conditions. Unfortunately, many grape seed extracts on the market are either adulterated with other ingredients, or are so encumbered with tannins—compounds that limit absorption—that they are virtually useless. However, grape seed extracts that are free of tannins allow their beneficial components, called oligomeric proanthocyanidins or OPCs, to absorb fully in …

Sidestep Stroke

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What if, in the blink of an eye, half of your brain stopped working properly? That’s essentially what happens when you suffer from a stroke. Experiencing a stroke is one of the most terrifying of medical emergencies—and, according to the American Stroke Association, it happens to someone in the U.S. every 40 seconds. What’s more, stroke kills someone about every …