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BioCell Collagen II key to joints; Unearthing the secrets to healthier and more nutritious potatoes; Measuring plum quality in the palm of your hand

BioCell Collagen II key to joints
BioCell Collagen II led to "highly substantial improvement" in joint-health condition of 80 patients in a multi-center, double-blind, placebo controlled trial. BioCell Collagen II, from BioCell Technology, is a full-spectrum collagen ingredient including hyaluronic acid.
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Unearthing the secrets to healthier and more nutritious potatoes
Antioxidant content and antioxidant capacity of hydrophilic and lipophilic extracts from 4 'early potato' cultivars grown at 2 locations were determined. All cultivars contained high levels of several antioxidants with varying levels of antioxidative activity. However, there were noticebale differences between cultivars and location grown.
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Measuring plum quality in the palm of your hand
Feasibility of using a handheld micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) spectrometer for the measurement of quality related parameters in intact plums was determined. Similar results to a diode-array spectrometer were obtained for soluble solids content, variety and storage duration. The handheld instrument may have potential for supermarket evaluation of plum quality.
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