Tag: antioxidant

Black & Sumac Sorghum Brans Have More Antioxidants

Study Finds That Sorghum Bran Has More Antioxidants Than Blueberries, Pomegranates A new University of Georgia study has found that select varieties of sorghum bran such as black sorghum bran and sumac sorghum bran have greater antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties than well-known foods such as blueberries and pomegranates.  Researchers measure polyphenolic compounds, which naturally occur in… click here. … Continued

Novel Food and Non-Food Uses for Sorghum and Millets

Sorghum and millets have considerable potential in foods and beverages.  As they are gluten-free they are suitable for coeliacs.  Sorghum is also a potentially important source of nutraceuticals such as antioxidant phenolics and cholesterol-lowering waxes.  Cakes, cookies, pasta, a parboiled rice-like product and snack foods have been successfully produced from… click here. (article by John R.N. Taylor, … Continued

Anti-Inflammatory Activity of Black & Sumac Sorghum Brans

The bran fractions of certain varieties of gluten free sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) grain such as black sorghum bran and sumac sorghum bran are rich sources of phytochemicals and antioxidants.  In this article, the anti-inflammatory actions of extracts of select sorghum brans were evaluated in two experimental inflammatory systems… click here. (article by Amy Burdette, Pamela L. Garner, … Continued

Nutraceutical Uses of Black & Sumac Sorghum Brans

Select varieties of gluten free sorghum grain (Sorghum bicolor) like black sorghum bran and sumac sorghum bran are excellent sources of antioxidants, phytochemicals and very long chain fatty aldehydes, alcohols and acids.  Studies have linked the consumption of food sources enriched in these beneficial compounds to… click here. (article by Amy L. Burdette)

Sorghum Phytochemicals and Their Potential Impact on Human Health

Gluten free sorghum is a rich source of various phytochemicals including tannins, phenolic acids, anthocyanins, phytosterols and policosanols. These phytochemicals have potential to significantly impact human health. Sorghum fractions possess high antioxidant activity… click here. (article by Joseph M. Awika, Lloyd W. Rooney)