Category Archives: Antioxidants

CELL FOOD REVIEW

Cell food: Benefits, Ingredients, Side Effects, Dosage You can explore a vast assortment of food supplements in the market, but there are few quality supplements with natural ingredients. Cell food is an exceptional dietary supplement with a blend of different nutrients, trace elements, and minerals. The makers of this product, NuScience, have an independent research […]

Pomegranate helps your heart (Need Edit)

A new study by the National Academy of Sciences indicates that pomegranate may very well be good for your heart. Past studies have proven that pomegranate is a substantial antioxidant and a great source of potassium and vitamin C. This new study seems to indicate that pomegranate increases nitric oxide production which in turn causes […]

Vitamin E and Why Does Body Need Vitamin E

Vitamin E and Why Does Body Need Vitamin E? Vitamin E is present in some foods naturally or available as a dietary supplement also. Vitamin E is the collective name for a group of eight fat-soluble compounds. These compounds are known due to their distinctive antioxidant activities that they perform in the body. Antioxidants help […]

Lycopene – A powerful Antioxidant Supplement

Lycopene, a naturally occurring member of the carotenoid family of compounds, is responsible for the red color of tomatoes, guava, rosehip, watermelon, and pink grapefruit. Carotenoids in general are noted for their antioxidative ability, but none are as effective as lycopene. Numerous scientific studies—ranging from large-scale epidemiological surveys to well-controlled human clinical trials—have demonstrated the […]

What Are Antioxidants?

Antioxidants are naturally created nutrients that help maintain the health of cells and support the immune system in fighting infection. Antioxidants are commonly found in fruits and vegetables that contain vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Certain compounds known as carotenoids also contain concentrations of antioxidants. Oxidant Stress During the normal process of cellular […]

The Rise and Fall of Naturopathic Medicine

Naturopathy is thought to have started in the mid-1850’s in Germany. A simple farmer by the name of Priessnitz started to use his natural genius for the art of healing to implement the beginning of nature cure. His treatments consisted of plenty of exercise, fresh mountain air, cool water treatments in the sparkling brooks and […]

Health Benefits of Antioxidants

Research over the last two decades has continued to produce evidence that supports the importance of antioxidants to the health and well being of our bodies. Antioxidants are found in many fruits and vegetables that contain vitamin A, vitamin C, and vitamin E. Certain compounds known as carotenoids also contain concentrations of antioxidants as well […]

Scientific Studies Involving Colostrum

Two Benefits of Colostrum Bovine colostrum has been shown by scientific research to be completely compatible with human physiology and also to be effective in improving the outcome of a wide range of health conditions. The primary constituents of colostrum can be divided into two classes—immune factors (which support the immune system and form a […]

MaxEPA Omega-3–Twice the Omega-3 of other Fish Oil Supplements (Need Edit)

Fish oils are found in the tissues of fatty fishes. Especially rich sources are cold water species such as mackerel, herring, sardine, pilchard, and salmon. What is special about these oils is that they contain abundant amounts of polyunsaturated essential fatty acids of the omega-3 type, the most important of which are eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) […]

Alpha Lipoic Acid Decreases Pain Associated with Diabetic Neuropathy

  Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) is widely known for its properties as an anti-oxidant. Research has demonstrated its ability to prevent the depletion of Vitamin C and Vitamin E in animals. It is able to scavenge free radicals and recharge other anti-oxidants like glutathione and Vitamin C thus encouraging a healthy redox state inside cells. […]

Antioxidants: Helpful or Harmful

  A recent study released by the prestigious Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) claims that certain antioxidants can actually do more harm than good. The massive meta-analysis looked specifically into the effects of beta-carotene, vitamin A, vitamin E, selenium and vitamin C. The results showed that the consumption of high amounts of beta-carotene, […]

Sub Clinical Hypothyroidism: Fatigue, Depression or Weight Gain

Many people suffer from the symptoms associated with hypothyroidism. Some actually have this condition in a form that a doctor is likely to identify; some have unrelated conditions that can look like hypothyroidism but the majority have a condition referred to as subclinical hypothyroidism. This refers to a situation where the lab numbers are not […]