• Olive ingredients fight infection

    Jan 12, 2007
    Olive oil ingredients had a strong effect against many different bacteria including the organisms Clostridium perfringens and E. coli which sometimes cause outbreaks of food poisoning. The Olive ingredients also killed Listeria, Staphylococcus aureus, Salmonella, Yersinia, and Shigella bacteria.
  • Chromium Picolinate and Biotin help control diabetes in patients where drugs just arent good enough

    Jan 11, 2007
    Chromium Picolinate and Biotin help control diabetes in patients where drugs just aren?t good enough Researchers at Yale University School of Medicine treated 43 diabetics with a combination of 600mcg of Chromium from Chromium Picolinate and 2mg of Biotin daily. These patients were obese and the supplement was added to their diabetes prescription medicine because the medicine was not working well enough. Their glucose still ranged at about 200mg/dl or their A1C was over 7.
  • Pomegranate Extract supplying Ellagic Acid protects the skin from solar radiation

    Jan 10, 2007
    Our skin is damaged by the sun resulting in discoloration, wrinkling, and skin cancers. A growing body of research indicates that particular food ingredients protect the skin and reverse existing damage. In this study young women between the ages of 20 to 40 were split into 3 groups of 13 each.
  • Red Yeast Rice Extract reduces cholesterol and inflammation and improves heart function

    Jan 09, 2007
    Cardiac Syndrome X (not to be confused with Metabolic Syndrome X) is a clinical condition that produces angina-like chest pain during exertion with signs of poor blood flow to the heart (ischemia). The difference between this and coronary artery disease is that there is no clogging of the hearts arteries. This syndrome is found more often in pre-menopausal women and it is connected to conditions such as panic attacks and fibromyalgia.
  • GliSODin may protect the kidneys in diabetics

    Jan 08, 2007
    Diabetes is a leading cause of kidney damage and failure. Japanese researchers tested the ability of GliSODin (called Oxykine in Japan) to protect the kidneys in diabetic animals. Giving the animals GliSODin on a daily basis protected the filtering apparatus in their kidneys (the glomerulus).