Jamieson unveils Resveratrol Red Wine Extract, a made-in-Canada toast to good heart health

    Natural antioxidant support for heart health without calories or alcohol

    TORONTO, Sept. 10 /CNW/ - Jamieson Laboratories, Canada's leading
manufacturer of natural health products, today unveiled the newest addition to
its family of industry-leading nutritional supplements - Resveratrol Red Wine
Extract with Grapeseed.
    Jamieson Resveratrol Red Wine Extract with Grapeseed provides all of the
cardiovascular health benefits associated with consuming six glasses of red
wine - without the calories or alcohol content. Derived from French and
Italian red grapes, Resveratrol Red Wine Extract contains an exclusive
combination of two clinically proven ingredients - Leucoselect(TM)
Phytosome(R) (a grapeseed-phosphatidylcholine complex) and Resveravine(R)
resveratrol extract. This formulation was created to provide antioxidant
support for cardiovascular health.
    The efficacy of Leucoselect Phytosome is guaranteed due to its
well-defined chemical composition and standardized content of smaller size
oligomeric procyanidins (OPCs). The patented Phytosome complex greatly
enhances the bioavailability of the OPCs. Resveravine is standardized to
contain transresveratrol, which is more bioavailable than the CIS form of this
    Resveratrol Red Wine Extract with Grapeseed is manufactured in Canada to
Jamieson's industry-leading PharmaSure 211 Biotechnology(TM) quality control
standard, to ensure quality, purity and safety - the hallmarks of the Jamieson
    "Resveratrol is a natural antioxidant and has anti-inflammatory,
anti-viral, anti-proliferation and anti-atherogenic effects. Resveratrol
belongs to a group of polyphenolic compounds known as stilbenes, and it is
found primarily in the skin of red grapes, red wine and purple grape juice, as
well as peanuts and some berries," explains Penny Kendall-Reed, Naturopathic
Doctor and Clinic Director, Urban Wellness Clinic. "Moderate consumption of
red wine has been associated with a reduction in the risk of cardiovascular
    "Resveratrol provides all the health benefits of approximately six
glasses of red wine in each capsule without the calories or alcohol." said
Jillian McLaren, Marketing Manager, Jamieson Laboratories.
    Jamieson Resveratrol Red Wine Extract is available at leading Canadian
pharmacies and retailers at a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of
$19.99. Adults should take one to three capsules daily with meals or as
directed by their health care practitioner.

    About Jamieson Laboratories

    Established in 1922, Jamieson Laboratories is Canada's largest
manufacturer and distributor of advanced natural health care products.
Jamieson's state-of-the-art pharmaceutical manufacturing laboratories are
located in Windsor, Ontario. The company is a world leader in the vitamin and
nutrition industry, exporting to over 45 countries including the United
States, China, Japan, Hong Kong, Korea and Singapore. For more information,
please visit the Jamieson Laboratories website at www.jamiesonvitamins.com or
call 1 800 265-5088.

For further information:

For further information: John B. Challinor II, APR, Director of
Communications, Jamieson Laboratories, (416) 960-0052, Ext. 4205,
jchallinor@jamiesonlabs.com; Stephanie Blok, Manager of Public Relations,
Jamieson Laboratories, (416) 960-0052, Ext. 2714, sblok@jamiesonlabs.com

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