Anti Inflammatory Nutrients

Anti Inflammatory Nutrients

Green Tea: This nutrient affects both pro inflammatory signaling and free radicals.  This results in a healthy management of inflammation in neurological diseases like Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s as well as prostate cancer, retinal issues, diabetes and periodontal disease.  CoQ10: This cell oxygenator aids in the transfer of oxygen from cell to cell.  This makes this a…

Magnesium

Magnesium Supplements Show Potential Anti-Inflammatory Effects

A new meta-analysis found supplementing with Magnesium may reduce levels of inflammatory biomarkers. 11 randomized controlled trials were used for this meta-analysis which was designed to study how plasma C-reactive protein (CRP) was affected by oral Magnesium supplementation.  CRP is an established marker of inflammation and is high in individuals with chronic inflammation.  Researchers found…

Chondroitin and Knee Osteoarthritis

Chondroitin Sulfate as Good as Widely Used Anti-Inflammatory Drug for Knee Osteoarthritis

New research shows a high quality Chondroitin Sulfate supplements may be as effective as a very commonly prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medication for treating knee osteoarthritis. Over 600 individuals with symptomatic knee osteoarthritis were randomly assigned to receive one of three different daily treatments.  Participants were then monitored for six months.  One group was given an…

Colon

Could Glucosamine and Chondroitin Support A Healthy Colon?

According to data from two large US cohort studies, supplementing glucosamine and chondroitin may aid colon health due to their anti-inflammatory mechanism. Data from over 68,000 women and almost 28,000 men who participated in the Nurses’ Health Study and Health Professionals Follow-up Study respectively were analyzed.  672 cases of colorectal cancer were identified from the…