Study Spotlight

Study Spotlight

Grape Seed Extract Improves Eye Health

Waxy deposits in the retina, called hard exudates, are made from lipid material leaking from blood vessels in the retina. As one of the outcomes…

CoQ10 Stops Statin Damage, Helps Reclaim Heart Health

CoQ10 is found naturally in the body everywhere, making it ubiquitous. In fact, that’s why the names for the two types of CoQ10 are called…

Vitamin D and Autoimmune Diseases

The causes of autoimmune diseases are somewhat of a mystery. Ideally, the immune system – it runs at a “lukewarm” temperature…

Got Iodine? Maybe. Maybe not.

It’s easy to be lulled into thinking that all of the nutrients we need are covered in diet alone. Iodine is a good case in point. While…

For Your Heart’s Sake, Skip the NSAIDs and Go with Curcumin Instead

While the non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) have been known to cause a variety of side effects, including liver, stomach, and heart…

An Amazing Adaptogen: Ashwagandha Improves Thyroid Hormone Levels

Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) is a frequently utilized botanical in Ayurvedic medicine and is known as a rasayana – a rejuvenator.…

Curcumin Protects the Body during Radiation Treatment

According to the American Cancer Society, prostate is the second most common cancer for men, just behind skin cancer. About 175,000 new cases…

Can Fighting Gastritis Prevent Heart Disease?

If you’ve struggled with stomach issues in the past, you may recognize the bacteria Helicobacter pylori as a main cause of the problem.…

Curcumin, Adiponectin, and Fat: Fighting the Inflammatory Factor of Obesity

That curcumin is an anti-inflammatory compound from turmeric is well known. After all, that’s one of the main reasons it is so well known…

Blueberries Give Your Brain a Boost

As one of nature’s most delicious fruits, blueberries score big when it comes to their taste. They also have great potential for keeping…

Chondroitin Sulfate for Joint Rebuilding

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), between 2013 and 2015, over 50 million adults have been told that they have…

Dark Chocolate May Prevent Depression

Dark chocolate is a great source of polyphenols and typically lower in sugar compared to milk chocolate. Because of this, many people –…

Low Carb = Lower Blood Pressure

The idea that carbs are the culprit for a host of illnesses is certainly taken root over the past 15 or 20 years. Unfortunately, many of the…

Does a Diet of Meat and Eggs mean Less Dementia?

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, about 50 million people worldwide live with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. Because…

Coffee is Good for Your Heart

If you love having a cup of coffee (or three) each morning, it may be good news for your heart. Men who participated in the Physician’s…

Ginseng Reduces Cancer Risk

Although the American Cancer Society reports that death from cancer has dropped slightly between 2007 and 2016, they also estimate that 1,762,450…

Saffron Improves Sleep and Depression-Anxiety Symptoms

Any health condition is likely to bring anxieties with it. Simply knowing that something is wrong is enough to make anyone feel bad. However,…

Curcumin Reduces Fasting Glucose, Weight, and Triglycerides

Even though the rates of diabetes are high, affecting about 30 million Americans, according to the Centers for Disease Control, finding natural…

Red Ginseng Protects Your Brain

Many people are aware of ginseng (Panax ginseng) for its apparent energizing effects, but this adaptogenic botanical has a lot of good things…

B Vitamin Deficiency and Cognitive Impairment: A Vital Link?

B Vitamin Deficiency and Cognitive Impairment: A Vital Link? This study examined the blood levels of B vitamins and cognitive function in elderly…
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