Apple Polyphenols

Apple Polyphenol Uses for 2014

Posted by on March 28, 2014 at 11:37 am

What are apple polyphenols?  Polyphenols can be found in apples. They come in two different types: flavonoids and non-flavonoids. They work as metabolites. Polyphenols can be found throughout apples. The old adage, “An Apple a Day Keeps the Doctor Away,” is true. If you eat an apple with the skin, you will get loads of […]

Apple Poly and Your Hair Growth Opportunity

Posted by on August 23, 2011 at 8:35 pm

Did you know that an apple’s skin has hair growth potential? An apple’s skin has a compound called Procyanidin B-2. It has been found that this compound acts as a natural hair-growing factor. In a double-blinded clinical study of 29 subjects, nineteen men in the group were given Procyanidin B-2 and 10 men in the group were given the placebo. The researchers measured the hair-growing effects by using macrophotography technique combined with measurements of the hair diameter of clipped hairs. After six months there was significantly greater hair growth in the Procyanidin B-2 group than the placebo group subjects.

Apple Procyanidins

Posted by on February 16, 2011 at 10:45 pm

One of the interesting studies done in France showed that apple procyanidins triggered cell apoptosis (cell death) in cancer cells. This was especially seen in cancer cells that occur in the colon. Similar studies done in Germany showed that the more apple procyanidins that were present, the more inhibitory effects were seen in colon cancer […]