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…

Sleep

What Happens While We Sleep

As the day goes on neurotransmitters (nerve signaling chemicals) control whether we are asleep or we are awake.  These neurotransmitters act on different neurons (nerve cells) in the brain.  Serotonin and Norenpinephrine are 2 chemicals that aid in keeping the brain awake and alert. Adenosine begins to accumulate in the brain the longer we are…

Garlic and Cardiovascular Health

Garlic Compounds May Boost Cardio Health Indirectly Via Gut Microbiota

According to new research the phyto nutrient in garlic called Allicin, may prevent unabsorbed choline or L-Carnitine to be metabolized into TMAO.  TMAO, trimethylamine N-oxide, is a compound that has been linked to increases in cardiovascular disease risks.  Although antibiotics also may stop TMAO production, side effects and resistance to antibiotics have made this alternative…

Olive Leaf Extract and Heart Health

Study Strengthens Olive Leaf Extract’s Heart Health Benefits

A new study finds a reduction in bad cholesterol (LDL cholesterol) equal to that found when taking the cholesterol lowering medication Atorvastatin, when supplemental olive leaf extracts were added daily.  This animal study examined the effects of a 50 or 100 mg/kg/day daily dose of olive leaf extract in comparison to a 20 mg/kg/day dose…