Navigation Links
'Inside out' Applesauce Fueling Oklahoma's Title Quest
Date:1/6/2009

CHURUBUSCO, N.Y., Jan. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- The Oklahoma Sooners are fueling on a new "inside out" organic applesauce called AppleBoost energy snack tubes this week while preparing to square off against the Florida Gators for college football's national championship in Miami January 8.

AppleBoost snacks made their debut last summer when registered dietitians for the U.S. Olympic Committee distributed 6,000 tubes of the nutritionally fortified applesauce to American Olympians and coaches for their flight to China.

Apples, like many fruits, contain a cocktail of antioxidant activity -- virtually all of it attributable to dozens of phytochemicals like chlorogenic acid, catechins and anthocyanidins -- that are not found in vitamin pills. Antioxidants in fresh produce mop up harmful compounds in the body that compromise cell health, which is why registered dietitians constantly advise eating five or more servings of fruit and vegetables every day.

Much of an apple's nutritional value is concentrated in and just under the skin, which is what prompted Cornell University researchers to develop a patented process for powdering apple peel while retaining all its nutrients. AppleBoost Products Inc., headquartered in Churubusco, NY, infused organic applesauce with dried apple peel powder (DAPP) and packaged it in a portable pouch for athletes.

"Cornell University has been testing and showing that apple peel powder is a healthy whole food ingredient since research findings were first reported in 2002," explained Jim Leahy, who founded Leahy Orchards 30 years ago and turned it into the fourth largest applesauce producer in North America.

Jerry Schmidt, head strength and conditioning coach at the University of Oklahoma, likes the marriage of nature to food science.

"Powdering the peel and putting it back into organic applesauce is a pretty clever concept, like turning apples inside out," said Schmidt. "The tubes keep the food safe and clean, and the players love the taste of the applesauce. We shipped in 3,000 AppleBoost tubes for practices leading up to the championship game."

All-natural AppleBoost energy snack tubes come in squeezable, freezable 32-gram packaging in Mango Peach and Wildberry flavors. They are only available for purchase in bulk at http://www.appleboost.com on the "products" page. A mixed case of 72 Appleboost energy snack tubes, half Mango Peach and half Wildberry, is currently priced at $43.48, which includes shipping and handling.


'/>"/>
SOURCE AppleBoost Products Inc.
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Scientists get first look at nanotubes inside living animals
2. Inside job: new radioactive agents for colon cancer work inside cells
3. Siemens Financial Services, Inc. Announces Completion of Credit Facility With Merit Mountainside, LLC
4. Carnegie Mellon study identifies where thoughts of familiar objects occur inside the human brain
5. Quality control mechanism tags defective sperm cells inside the body
6. Camera in a pill offers cheaper, easier window on your insides
7. Scientists Uncover How HIV Hides Inside Cells
8. New Scan Sees Tumors Deep Inside Body
9. Nanomachine Releases Anticancer Drugs Inside Cells
10. Inside Myanmar: California Relief Organization Bypasses Bureaucratic Barriers, Has Aid Workers in Myanmar
11. Kroger and The Little Clinic Establish Partnership to Offer Customers Convenient Healthcare Centers Inside Their Neighborhood Store
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:1/17/2017)... (PRWEB) , ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... a new 21st century approach to infusing high speed technology into the fabric ... exclusively dedicated to the advancement of healthcare and wellness in a yet-to-be-named, health ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... lecture to primary eye care practitioners on the latest breakthroughs in the prevention, ... Semi-Annual Continuing Education Symposium, according to eye surgeon, Jeffrey Martin, MD, FACS, Chief ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... , ... January 17, 2017 , ... SC&H Group, a ... as a Principal in its IT Advisory Services practice . Rossi is the ... as market demand for strategic IT guidance grows, and the practice continues to expand.     ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... ... January 17, 2017 , ... Lynx Technology Partners ... US security companies for consecutive years, today announced the appointment of four members ... board nomination process to a close and positions Lynx for even faster growth ...
(Date:1/16/2017)... Creek, MI (PRWEB) , ... January 17, 2017 , ... ... abuse located in Southwest Michigan, joined other volunteers and organizations in support of the ... hundreds of children and families dressed up in colorful costumes of all designs coming ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:1/17/2017)... Jan. 17, 2017   Anesthesia Business Consultants ... practice management for the anesthesia and pain management ... remains a "clinical conundrum" (as described recently in ... practitioners to think carefully before recommending medical marijuana ... by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... 17, 2017  In a preview of the upcoming Society ... Astute Medical, Inc., developer of the NephroCheck Test, today highlighted ... identifies hospital patients at risk of developing moderate to severe ... month at the Hawaii Convention Center ... January 25. AKI is one of the top ...
(Date:1/17/2017)... , January 17, 2017 OilPrice.com ... potentially earn millions in revenue with the planned upcoming ... numbers of strokes with a simple test that is ... with latest developments in the markets today include:  Amgen ... AZN ), Cancer Genetics, Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: