Curcumin and Endothelial Function

Curcumin Supplement May Improve Endothelial Function and Boost Heart Health for Older People

A new study found supplementing with Curcumin (Turmeric) supplements might improve Endothelial-Dependent-Dilation (EDD) of the blood vessels in people who are middle-aged and older. 29 individuals between the ages of 45 and 75 years of age participated in this 12 week study.  The participants were randomly assigned to receive either a Curcumin supplement or a…

Omega 3's may help prevent lupus

Omega 3 Oil May Stop the Onset of Lupus

A new mouse study has found consuming Omega-3 Fatty Acids may stop a lupus episode and possibly the trigger of other autoimmune conditions.  The research specifically looked at lung and kidney lesions caused by lupus, an autoimmune condition.  96% of these lung lesions were halted with supplementation of DHA. Female mice who were already genetically…