Product Watch

September 2001 Issue

Grape Seed Extract Instead of Red Wine?

The Buzz: "A significantly more potent antioxidant than vitamins C, E and beta-carotene," says Dry Creek Nutrition of Modesto, California of its patented grape seed (Vitis vinifera) extract, called ActiVin. Last spring, the Food and Drug Administration bestowed GRAS (Generally Recognized As Safe) status on ActiVin, allowing it to be added to foods and beverages. As a result, ActiVin will debut in a cereal from Kashi called Heart to Heart later this month, providing 25 milligrams per serving.

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