Vitality® New Zealand are proud to offer quality products. Here’s some independent Scientific research compiled from several peer-reviewed Journals to support the nutritional benefits of the New Zealand Blackcurrant.

TitleAuthorshipJournalYearHealth Benefits
Blackcurrant Alters Physiological Responses and Femoral Artery Diameter during Sustained Isometric ContractionCook et al.Nutrients2017Heart and Weight Management
Cardiovascular function during supine rest in endurance-trained males with New Zealand blackcurrant: a dose–response studyCook et al.European Journal of Appl.Phys.2017Heart and Weight Management
Blueberry, blackberry, and blackcurrant differentially affect plasma lipids and pro-inflammatory markers in diet-induced obesity miceKim et al.Nutrition Research and Practice2016Heart and Weight Management, Immunology
Biomarker and Methods for Early Diagnosis of Alzheimer's DiseaseAnnegret Feuerhelm-HeidlPub.No. US2016/0334422 A12016Brain Health
Acute effects of apple and blackcurrant polyphenol-rich extracts on postprandial glycaemia and vascular function in healthy men and womenCastro-Costa et al.Proceedings of the Nutrition Society2016Heart and Weight Management
Beneficial Effects of New Zealand Blackcurrant Extract on Maximal Sprint Speed during the Loughborough Intermittent Shuttle TestWilliems et al.Sports2016Muscle Performance
Acute supplementation with BC extracts…Watson et al. 2015Journal of Functional Foods2015Brain Health
Disparate metabolic effects of blackcurrant seed oil in rats fed a basal and obesogenic dietJurgon´sk et al.European Journal of Nutrition2015Heart and Weight Management
Black Currant Anthocyanins Attenuate Weight Gain and Improve Glucose Metabolism in Diet-Induced Obese MiceEsposito et al.J. Agric. Food Chem2015Heart and Weight Management
Beneficial Physiological Effects with Blackcurrant Intake in Endurance AthletesWilliems at alInt. Journal of Sport Nut. And Exerc2015Muscle Performance
Beneficial physiological effects with blackcurrant intake in endurance athletesWillems et al.Int. Journal of Sport Nut. And Exerc2014Muscle Performance
Reversal of cognitive decline: A novel therapeutic programDale E. BredesenAging (Albany NY)2014Brain Health
A novel diketopiperazine improves functional recoveryRVM Krishnamurthi et alBritish Journal of Pharmacology2009Brain Health
A review of clinical trials using BlackcurrantsNZ Blackcurrant Coop Lt.2009
Black currant seed oil and fish oil supplements differ in their effects on fatty acid profiles of plasma lipidsTahvonen et al.Journal of Nutritional Biochemistry2005Heart and Weight Management
Diet Fat Composition Alters membrane Phospholipid Composition, Insulin Binding, and Glucose MetabolismField et al.The Journal of Bio. Chemistry1990Heart and Weight Management
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