Anaheim, CA (March 14, 2006) – Dr Kaj Winther, principal author of a recently published study on the hot new joint health supplement ingredient, Danish rose hip, will present “Breakthroughs in Reducing Inflammation” as part of the Dietary Supplements / Bioactives track at Nutracon.
Dr. Winther’s study, to be presented on Thursday March 23, 2006 from 12:00 to 12:30 PM in room 303C at the Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, CA, was recently published in the Scandinavian Journal of Rheumatology. A powder made from seeds and shells of a rose-hip subspecies (Rosa canina l.) reduces symptoms of knee and hip osteoarthritis: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial, Scand J Rheumatol 34:302-308, 2005 by Winther, K. Apel, K and Thomsborg,G., is the continuation of an extensive series of laboratory and clinical investigations on anti-inflammatory properties and efficacy of Danish rose hip in osteoarthritis. This study also uncovered some interesting cholesterol lowering properties.
The proprietary extract, made from a unique Danish wild rose hip, subspecies Rosa canina Lito,is marketed in Europe as LitoZin® and is being imported into the US by Terry Lemerond, a pioneer in discovering and bringing to North America natural dietary supplements with significant research behind them. Lemerond’s company, EuroPharma, has secured the North American rights to this patented rose hip powder which has been brought to market in the US by several manufacturers such as Swanson and Blue Spring Wellness.
A 2006 NutrAward Product of the Year nominee, Danish rose hips will also be the subject of a poster presentation at Nutracon at which Dr. Winther will expand upon the Nutracon presentation. The NutrAward nominees are a few select, innovative products that excel in scientific evidence.
Located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, EuroPharma, Inc., is committed to discovering innovative products that have been extensively researched and demonstrated to be safe, natural and effective which will help people live healthier and more fulfilling lives. EuroPharma’s mission is to bring truly unique and industry changing products to the U.S. marketplace. EuroPharma is an extension of its founder, Terry Lemerond’s historic successes and a proven model of product development. For more information, visit www.EuroPharmaUSA.com or contact Lisa Joski [email protected], 920-406-6506.
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