A new study published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke1 concludes that “…dietary TAC [total antioxidant capacity] is inversely associated with total stroke among CVD [cardiovascular disease]-free women and hemorrhagic stroke among women with CVD history.” The study examined the association between dietary antioxidant intake and incidence of stroke in a cohort of more… Read More»
Brunswick Laboratories, the leading commercial laboratory specializing in the science of antioxidants and oxidative stress, has received a Patent Notice of Allowance from the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its well-known ORAC assay. A Notice of Allowance is the formal USPTO notification that an applicant is entitled to a patent under the law.… Read More»
Brunswick Labs, a global leader in antioxidant R&D and testing, provides innovative, customized skin care solutions based upon its proprietary Total ORACsc technology. Total ORACsc represents a breakthrough in comprehensive antioxidant testing for skin care products. Brunswick Labs has helped leading international companies add value to their brands for years by providing antioxidant services that… Read More»
Cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait.) has been utilized traditionally for prevention of urinary tract infections (UTI), and clinical research supports this claim. An important mechanism of action may be the bacterial anti-adhesion activity attributed to ingesting cranberry products. Proanthocyanidins (PACs) in cranberry have been shown to inhibit primarily P-fimbriated E. coli adhesion to uroepithelial cells in… Read More»
Bioassay-guided active compound isolation and identification service integrates the processes of separation of compounds in a natural ingredient, using the combination of medium pressure and high pressure liquid chromatographic techniques. Results are obtained from various biological assays, including antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, anti-diabetes, and more. The process begins with testing an ingredient to confirm its activity,… Read More»
Brunswick Labs now offers an exclusive test combination that provides an exciting complement to our patented ORAC test. We combine ORAC with our proprietary cell-based antioxidant (CAA) assay to deliver valuable measurement of product safety and efficacy in a biological environment.
Recently, the USDA removed the ORAC database from its website and replaced it with a statement about ORAC (original here Open in a new window). There are specific comments in this statement that we believe are misleading or incorrect and require a forceful response. First, we would like to establish some important foundational facts: 1.… Read More»
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Brunswick Laboratories, Inc. announces that AOAC International, a global leader in the development and standardization of validated analytical methods, has approved the ORAC method, jointly developed by Brunswick Laboratories and the USDA, as a First Action Official Method(SM) for measuring antioxidants in foods. This decision comes after extensive review by an AOAC expert review panel… Read More»