Resveratrol

Resveratrol Shows Metabolic and Brain Signaling Benefits

A new animal study found that daily supplementation with Resveratrol may increase energy metabolism, cell signaling pathways and neurotransmission. 23 male adult monkeys were randomly assigned to one of three groups: A control group fed a healthy diet, A negative control group fed a diet high in sugar and fat and a group fed a…

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…

Metabolic Syndrom

CoQ10 May Help Blood Sugar Management in People with Metabolic Syndrome

According to a new study daily CoEnzyme Q10 supplementation may produce a beneficial effect on blood sugar management and insulin in people with metabolic syndrome. 60 individuals with metabolic syndrome were randomly assigned to receive either a placebo or 100 mg of CoQ10 daily.  The study lasted 8 weeks.  Participants ranged in age from 40…

Curcumin and Depression

Curcumin Supplementation Shows Benefits For People With Severe Depression

A new study has found that daily supplementation with Curcumin may be effective in reducing anxiety and depressive symptoms in people with major depressive disorders. Over 100 people participated in this randomized, double-blind, placebo controlled study.  All the participants had major depressive disorder.  Participants were given one of four treatment conditions: A placebo, a low-dose…

green tea

Green Tea Extract Supplements May Improve Lipid Levels For Women

A new study found supplementing with Green Tea Extract may lower both total cholesterol and LDL cholesterol levels in post-menopausal women. The cholesterol lowering effects of the Green Tea Extract was even stronger in women whose total cholesterol at baseline (the onset of the study) where high. Over 1000 women participated in this randomized controlled…