BioHarvest launches red grape powder19 Jan 2015
After a decade of research, BioHarvest, a consumer health and wellness company, has announced what it describes as a revolutionary new product: VINIA Red Grape Powder. Available initially in the U.S. market, it is said to be the first-ever biofood, a new sub-category of superfoods, made from red grapes. Each serving of VINIA is claimed […]
After a decade of research, BioHarvest, a consumer health and wellness company, has announced what it describes as a revolutionary new product: VINIA Red Grape Powder. Available initially in the U.S. market, it is said to be the first-ever biofood, a new sub-category of superfoods, made from red grapes. Each serving of VINIA is claimed to offer many of the benefits of red wine, but without the sugars, calories or alcohol.
BioHarvest says that daily consumption of VINIA boosts overall wellness, as it helps dilate blood vessels, which in turn, promotes healthy blood circulation, aids healthy arteries and supports blood pressure already within a normal range.
VINIA is a food, the company notes, not a dietary supplement. VINIA is said to be easily consumed and can be blended into or sprinkled on everyday foods and beverages. One serving of VINIA contains 40Mg of a variety of polyphenols, including 5mg of resveratrol similar to what is found in 1,000 red grapes or one bottle of fine red wine. Further, the resveratrol in VINIA is said to be quickly absorbed into the bloodstream for fast and efficient results as it is found as a glycoside which improves its solubility and absorption, improving its availability in the body. What sets VINIA apart from other resveratrol-affiliated products in the marketplace, BioHarvest claims, is that VINIA is a direct compound of a red grape, so its polyphenols are in their natural state and it contains more than just resveratrol. In fact, the polyphenol types in VINIA (resveratrol, quercetin, tannins, catechins and anthocyanins) are similar to what is found in red grapes and red wine. VINIA contains no preservatives and no artificial colouring or flavouring.
VINIA is non-GMO. It is grown on a biofarm using new developments in technology that leverage the century-old agricultural method known as hydroponics, growing plants and vegetables in water solutions without soil, according to BioHarvest.
“Our patented technology harnesses the best of science to mirror the complexity of nature, allowing us to provide a revolutionary new food in powder form. We’re able to deliver many of the benefits of red wine and red grapes, without the sugars, calories or alcohol,” said Dr. Yochi Hagay, CEO of BioHarvest.
“Nature has been perfecting itself in nature’s lab for millions of years,” added Zaki Rakib, Executive Chairman & Co-Founder at BioHarvest. “While we did not discover the benefits of red wine, we did discover a brand new way, using science to accelerate nature’s goodness, to bring those benefits to consumers.”
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