Educational Videos

 

Educational Videos

2015

  • Cranberry Authentication, Standardization and Efficacy Evaluation – Christian G. Krueger – CEO of Complete Phytochemical Solutions discusses how raw ingredient marketers, product formulators and end consumers want assurance they are buying an authentic cranberry products, with know composition and documented efficacy. Learn how to read a product label and relate proanthocyanidin (PAC) quantity to effective dose. 
  • Are All Cranberries Created Equal? – Christian G. Krueger – CEO of Complete Phytochemical Solutions discusses the influence of variety, growing environment, harvest and processing conditions on the composition of cranberry products. Prophylactic consumption of authentic cranberry products may reduce transient and persistent colonization of the intestine by uropathogenic bacteria, resulting in improved urinary tract health.
  • MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry as a Tool for Authentication of Cranberry Proanthocyanidins (PAC) – Christian G. Krueger – CEO of Complete Phytochemical Solutions discusses the use of MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry as a tool for authenticating cranberry A-type proanthocyanidins (PAC). There are many choices of authentic cranberry products that can be taken daily by both men and women.
  • The Future of Cranberries and Gastrointestinal Disorders – Christian G. Krueger – CEO of Complete Phytochemical Solutions discusses how the combination of cranberry proanthocynidins (PAC) and probiotics are being studied for their ability to modulate the gut inflammatory processes and resulting gastrointestinal disorders such as Inflammatory Bowel Disease.
  • A Toolbox for Cranberry Analysis – Christian G. Krueger – CEO of Complete Phytochemical Solutions discusses the 4-(dimethylamino)cinnamaldehyde (DMAC) assay for quantification of soluble proanthocyanidins (PAC) and the butanol hydrochloric acid (BuOH-HCL) assay for quantification of insoluble PAC. Accurate quantification of total PAC is possible by choosing appropriate standard reference materials that reflect the natural structural features of PAC found in the fresh cranberry fruit.
  • Cranberry and Gut Health – Christian G. Krueger – CEO of Complete Phytochemical Solutions discusses soluble and insoluble proanthocyanidins (PAC) in relation to their role in gut health. Proanthocyanidins have been shown to improve intestinal barrier function, modulate immune function and inhibit extra-intestinal pathogenic E. coli from invading gut epithelial cells.
  • Introduction to Cranberry Components, Products and Uses – Christian G. Krueger – CEO of Complete Phytochemical Solutions describes cranberry fruit constituents such as; juice, seeds, skins, oil, fiber, protein and polyphenols. The term Polyphenol ‘fingerprint’ is introduced as a means to authenticate, standardize and evaluate efficacy of various classes of compounds such as proanthocyanidins (PAC), anthocyanins and flavonols.
  •  Everything You Wanted to Know About the Benefits of Cranberry (42:45min) – Christian G. Krueger – CEO of Complete Phytochemical Solutions discusses the cranberry extract industry. Detail about a new testing method that could help standardize the industry and benefit the consumer .