Cranberries and UTIS

Study Advises Doctors to Recommend Cranberry Products for Defense Against Repeated UTI’s:

A new meta-analysis has led scientist to conclude Cranberry should be used as the first step for the reduction of recurrent Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s) and healthcare professionals should be telling their patients about this effective, low risk and low cost way to help prevent the reoccurrence of Urinary Tract Infections. Data from 28 different…

Ginkgo Biloba enhances Performance Cognition

Ginkgo May Enhance Performance, Boost Brain Health for Active Men

According to a small study extracts of Ginkgo Biloba may offer both mind and body advantages for young active men. 18 young active men participated in this study.  Participants were randomly assigned to receive either a standardized extract of Ginkgo Biloba or a placebo.  The study lasted six weeks.  Improvements in VO2max (maximal oxygen uptake)…

menopause

Study Supports Fenugreek Extract’s Menopausal Benefits

A new study supports the ability of a standardized fenugreek extract (Trigonella foenum-graecum) to reduce hot flashes in postmenopausal women and aid in improving their quality of life. 88 women participated in this randomized, double-blinded placebo-controlled study.  Participants randomly were assigned to receive either a 1,000 mg dose of a fenugreek extract or a placebo…