• Coenzyme Q10 reduces the frequency of migraine headaches and their length, as well as the number of days with nausea

    Apr 30, 2007
    Scientists at the Department of neurology, University Hospital, Zurich gave Coenzyme Q10 100mg 3 times a day or inactive placebo to migraine patients in a double-blind, randomized, trial. By the third month Coenzyme Q10 truly kicked in significantly reducing the frequency of migraine attacks, days with headache, and days with nausea compared to placebo. Almost 50% of the patients had a significant drop in the frequency of headaches with Coenzyme Q10 supplementation.
  • Fish oils help preserve cognitive function and verbal ability in the elederly

    Apr 26, 2007
    Having a high level of the Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish helps preserve brain function and thinking ability in the elderly; and the results are especially striking in those with high cholesterol or high blood pressure. Accumulating evidence indicates that the fish oil constituents EPA and DHA protect against developing dementia and Alzheimer?s disease. This new research looks in a slightly different direction; maintaining cognitive function and thinking ability.
  • Accumulating evidence shows that Curcumin may prevent colon cancer

    Apr 25, 2007
    Using chemopreventive agents (any agent, whether natural or made in a lab that helps prevent cancer) to delay or prevent cancer is the most practical way to reduce morbidity and mortality (disease and death). This necessitates that safer compounds, especially those derived from natural sources must be examined. In preclinical studies in a variety of cancer cell lines including cancers of the breast, cervix, colon, stomach, liver, leukemia, the mouth, ovaries, pancreatic, and prostate have consistently shown that Curcumin (from Turmeric) possesses anti-cancer activity in vitro and in pre-clinical animal studies.
  • Combining Acetyl-L-Carnitine with Alpha-Lipoic Acid improves high blood pressure

    Apr 24, 2007
    The mitochondria are the power plants of your cells; this is where energy is created. When the mitochondria create energy they produce free radicals (unstable-cell damaging substances) that contribute to blood vessel dysfunction. Acetyl-L-Carnitine (ALCAR) and Alpha-Lipoic Acid (ALA) soak up these free radicals and improve mitochondrial function.
  • Blueberry Extract has potent anti-inflammatory and pain relieving activity

    Apr 20, 2007
    Rats were fed a crude extract of mushed up Blueberries preserved in alcohol. They then had different chemicals injected into their paw that cause pain, inflammation, and swelling. Feeding the rats the highest serving size of Blueberries decreased swelling in their paw by up to 82%.