Monday, May 14, 2012


  • Pterostilbene is a stilbenoid chemically related to resveratrol and is found in blueberries and grapes. 
  • It belongs to the group of phytoalexins, agents produced by plants to fight infections
  • pterostilbene, a compound in the berries, may prove to be a potent weapon in the battle against heart disease
  • Pterostilbene has advantages over resveratrol: superior biological activity, better oral bioavailability, and slower metabolism in the body.
  • pTeroWhite® is a skin care active based on pterostilbene that is said to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and skin-lightening properties
  • Pterostilbene has been shown to have diverse pharmocological actions including a cholesterol lowering effect, enhanced insulin sensitivity, calorie restriction and increased life span

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