Curcumin for Sports Nutrition

Curcumin for Sports Nutrition? RCT Supports Role for Pain Reduction After Heavy Exercise

A new study supports the supplementation of curcumin, the pigment that gives turmeric it yellow color, as a means to reduce pain related to exercise and to boost exercise performance. 17 men were recruited to participate in a double blind randomized-controlled crossover trial.  Participants were randomly assigned to receive a placebo or a 5 gram…

Garlic Controls High Blood Pressure

Garlic is an “Effective and Safe Approach” For Blood Pressure Support

A meta-analysis of 7 randomized controlled trials shows supplementation with garlic (Allium Sativum) may be beneficial in lowering blood pressure for individuals with hypertension. Pooling data from 7 randomized, placebo controlled studies that compared garlic supplements to a placebo it was found that garlic supplements reduced systolic blood pressure on average 6.71 mmHg and diastolic…

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…