The vitamin A family consists of a group of fat-soluble nutrients commonly referred to as retinoic acids. These include retinoids such as retinol, a common ingredient in skincare products, retinal, a molecule necessary for vision and retinyl esters, the storage ...Read More »
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Curcumin extract with high bioavailability can help improve neurocognitive function and mood among the elderly: Study
Curcumin is a flavonoid known for being a strong antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent. It is the active component of turmeric (Curcuma longa), a medicinal herb and spice widely used to make Indian curry. Due to its numerous health benefits, curcumin can ...Read More »
Cancer is the second leading cause of death worldwide. According to recent reports from the World Health Organization (WHO), about one in six deaths around the world is due to cancer. That said, cancer is a preventable disease. Prevention is ...Read More »
Nearly half of all adults in the U.S. have hypertension (high blood pressure). It is the leading preventable cause of premature death worldwide, affecting over 1.13 billion people globally and 116.4 million Americans. If you’re suffering from hypertension, chances are ...Read More »
Asthma is a chronic disease that causes inflammation in the lungs. As a result, the bronchial tubes that run throughout the lungs become constricted. The lung tissues also produce excess mucus in response to the inflammation. Together, inflamed tubes and ...Read More »
Study: Vitamin D deficiency found to increase the risk of fatal coronavirus infections and a deadly “cytokine storm”
People suffering from vitamin D deficiency have a higher risk of contracting a fatal coronavirus infection, a new study has revealed. A research team from Northwestern University conducted a statistical analysis of data gathered from hospitals and clinics across different ...Read More »
Study: Biodynamic preparations could have a positive effect on the chemical compounds of mulberry leaves
White mulberry (Morus alba) is a small tree native to Northern China that produces white-colored berries. Its leaves are well-known not only for their medicinal uses, but also for serving as food for silkworms. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the ...Read More »
Vitamin D identified as the “survival nutrient” against covid-19… could cut mortality rate in HALF, say researchers
For three months, we’ve been urging our readers to pursue sensible nutritional strategies to boost immune function and protect against infections. Now a study carried out by Northwestern University has found that higher vitamin D levels result in lower mortality ...Read More »
Vitamin D is a nutrient needed by the body for the absorption of calcium, magnesium and phosphorus. It belongs to a family of cholesterol-derived compounds and has two major forms: vitamin D2, also known as ergocalciferol, and vitamin D3, also called cholecalciferol. Vitamin D ...Read More »
Apples contain about 100 million bacteria, but organic apples are still good for gut health and the environment
A recent study in Frontiers in Microbiology showed that apples can contain as many as 100 million bacterial cells – and that organic apples contained more beneficial bacteria than conventional or store-bought ones. The study also showed that store-bought apples not only lacked these beneficial ...Read More »