Natural Products Industry is Changing

Natural Products Going Cooperate The natural products industry has grown dramatically in the last few years. Increasingly, many large corporations have joined in so they can cash in on the growth. People with a passion for natural products started this industry. For example Now Foods was started … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Infographic

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Your Guide to Choline

Dietary guidelines for choline may be insufficient Choline is usually grouped with the B complex. As such, choline is a water-soluble vitamin and is essential for the body. It is a precursor to the neurotransmitter acetylcholine and helps to enhance memory and muscle control. As a water-soluble … [Read more...]

Vitamin D Deficiency Poses More Risk for Severe Heart Disease

Patients with vitamin D deficiency at greater risk for more severe heart disease   Vitamin D deficiency is an independent risk factor for heart disease with lower levels of vitamin D being associated with a higher presence and severity of coronary artery disease, according to research presented … [Read more...]

Frozen and Canned Fruits Increase Risk of Death in Study

'Eat seven portions of fruit and veg a day' to lower death risk Yes, your mother was right she said each year fruits and vegetables. It does not take a pot of vegetables to lower your risk of dying. 2 to 3 vegetables a day were linked with a 19% lower risk of dying. People who ate seven … [Read more...]

Being Too Thin is More Dangerous than Obesity

Like obesity, being underweight is also tied to earlier death Like so many things in life, the extreme is often times not good for you. However, I think many people for years of thought that being thin was always a good thing. There was also research that showed that nearly starving seem to … [Read more...]

Don’t Believe What you Read About Vitamins

Bias Happens Yesterday I was talking with the sales rep about the nature of the business. She always has an interest in research, so we talked about different resources to learn about nutritional supplements. We talked about PubMed being a good source for research information. However, many … [Read more...]

The Health Benefits of Quinoa

What are the health benefits of quinoa?   Quinoa (pronounced keen-wah) and other ancient grains such as amaranth, barley and farro are rapidly growing in popularity because of their wide array of health benefits. Ancient grains are referred to as such because they have remained largely … [Read more...]

Tart Cherries Against Inflammation and Oxidative Stress

Montmorency Tart Cherries May Lessen Inflammation and Oxidative Stress   Cyclists who drank Montmorency tart cherry juice concentrate before a three-day simulated race experienced less inflammation and oxidative stress compared to those who drank another beverage, according to a new U.K. … [Read more...]

Don’t Exercise on Empty Stomach

Protein followed by exercise is recipe for calorie-burning success in some women This study in Science Daily found that you should not exercise on an empty stomach. If you want to lose weight successfully than a protein meal beforehand is more effective than not eating. We feel that the protein … [Read more...]

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