233 content results for "liver detoxification"
By Archana Gogna MS, CNS, MBA Estrogen refers to three major female sex hormones produced by the ovarian follicles. These hormones are responsible for inducing estrus (menstrual periods), producing visible female sex characteristics and preparingMore info...
July 19, 2013
Rooibos tea (red tea from southern Africa) may have strong ability to protect the liver from chemical toxins
Carbon tetrachloride is a solvent and cleaning agent used by the dry cleaning industry and in fire extinguishers. Its use is controversial because it is highly toxic to the liver, lungs, and kidneys and it is a known cause of cancer. RMore info...
November 8, 2005
Resveratrol improves the health of obese men lowering their blood pressure, blood sugar and liver fat within 30 days
Doctors at Maastricht University in the Netherlands and other university research institutions randomly placed obese men on 150mg Trans-Resveratrol or placebo daily for 30 days. They then had a 30 day washout period without supplementation or plaMore info...
November 11, 2011
Resveratrol stimulates release of adiponectin; a hormone involved with weight (fat) loss, liver protection, and decreased risk of metabolic syndrome
There are several hormones and neurotransmitters that have noteworthy effects on appetite and eating behavior, and as a result are of much interest with respect to weight gain (or loss) and obesity. The hormone adiponectin is produced exclusivelyMore info...
November 4, 2010
Alpha-Lipoic Acid in combination with medication helps patient survive pancreatic cancer that metastasized to the liver
A patient with pancreatic cancer that had metastasized to the liver was told by a reputable university oncology center in October 2002 that there was little hope for his survival. The patient visited an integrative medical department and was put onMore info...
February 27, 2006
Green tea decreases the absorption of fat from a meal and may decrease the build up of fat in our liver by regulating it. Fatty liver is the build up of excess fat in liver cells. It is normal for your liver to contain some fat but if fatMore info...
February 4, 2008
A new study describes the findings of medical researchers at King’s College Hospital in London that NAC, an amino acid used to treat acute liver failure caused by toxicity with the commonly used pain relieving drug acetaminophenMore info...
January 24, 2008
Long term supplementation with the amino acid L-Carnitine protected rats from cancer of the liver. For 8 weeks the researchers supplemented 20 rats with L-Carnitine, and 20 rats with synthetic D-Carnitine and the drug mildronate to cause a CarnitineMore info...
April 6, 2009
Postpone Aging - Antioxidants & Superfoodsby Jerry Hickey, R.Ph.There is a group of substances naturally formed in the human body that become troublesome in the elderly; free radicals. Free radicals are very unstable molecules that burn out the innerMore info...
October 4, 2011
The flu virus has two enzymes that it uses to spread infection. The first enzyme called hemagglutinin allows the flu virus to attach to our cells and gain entry into them. The second enzyme known as neuraminidase allows the young virusMore info...
September 7, 2005