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Fruit skin compound may be effective against COPD, asthma and arthritis

The anti-inflammatory activity of resveratrol found in skins of red fruits may have the potential to prevent or alleviate COPD, asthma, arthritis and other related diseases. However, when taken orally resveratrol is usually deactivated by the liver before it can provide any benefits.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by Food Ingredients First

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About: Fruit skin compound may be effective against COPD, asthma and arthritis

Date: 1 November 2004

Source: Food Ingredients First

URL: http://www.foodingredientsfirst.com/newsmaker_article.asp?idNewsMaker=6771&fSite=AO545

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