• Review of research shows that Hydrolyzed Collagen reduces pain and improves joint function in people with arthritis

    Jan 05, 2007
    Scientists at the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Chicago reviewed the medical literature and clinical evidence evaluating the treatment of osteoarthritis with hydrolyzed Collagen. The evidence shows that if collagen is hydrolyzed it is absorbed after swallowing and accumulates in the cartilage. It stimulates the joint cartilage producing cells called chondrocytes to produce more joint tissue.
  • Using a combination of nutrients improves early-stage macular degeneration

    Jan 04, 2007
    This randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blinded study looked at the benefit of nutrient supplementation in 106 patients clinically diagnosed with early-stage macular degeneration; the leading cause of blindness in the US. 48 patients were supplemented with Acetyl-L-Carnitine, Coenzyme Q10, and Fish Oil fatty acids and 53 were given placebo for 12 months. The results were spectacular; in the patients on supplements only one person given the supplements had clinically significant worsening of their vision while 17% of those on placebo suffered with clinically significant vision loss.
  • L-Carnitine significantly improves both physical and mental fatigue in the elderly

    Jan 03, 2007
    The elderly frequently suffer from chronic fatigue. It hurts their daily life and treatment often results in a sense of failure and frustration. Patients diagnosed with fatigue are often disappointed when advised to merely, ?get more rest?.
  • Combination of nutrients burns calories even while sitting

    Jan 02, 2007
    In this study overweight-sedentary men were given either placebo or a combination of bitter orange for its Synephrine, Green Tea Catechins, and Guarana for its caffeine contents. One group remained inactive the other was placed on a treadmill exercise. Giving the herbal combination increased the rate of burning of carbohydrates by 30% even at rest.