Tag: phytochemicals

A Novel Nutraceutical Property of Select Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) Brans

Despite the high levels of polyphenolic phytochemicals in grain sorghum and its position as a major food staple, there has been a lack of research on its effects on both animal and human health and disease prevention.  These phenolic compounds, mainly located in the bran fraction, result in… click here. (article by Johnetta L. Farrar, Diane K. … 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

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)