• How Resveratrol protects you from aging and disease

    Apr 04, 2007
    A great deal of exciting information has been coming out of prestigious research institutions concerning the possibility of extending the maximal human lifespan and certainly the healthspan. The research is based on successfully extending the lifespan of primates via restricting their daily calorie intake while still ensuring good nutrition. The excitement concerns the ability of Resveratrol, and to a lesser degree other phytochemicals, ability to mimic this activity; all of the benefits of caloric restriction without the pain of lifelong extreme dieting.
  • High dose Vitamin K1 and K2 (as Menaquinone 4) may reverse calcification in the arteries

    Apr 03, 2007
    Vitamin K1 (also known as Phylloquinone and Phytonadione) is found in green leafy vegetables such as broccoli, lettuce and spinach; K1 makes up about 90% of the vitamin K in our diet. Most forms of Vitamin K2 are formed by healthy bacteria in our intestines. Different versions of Vitamin K2 are referred to as Menaquinone with various numbers after it; they make up about 10% of our Vitamin K intake.
  • Pomegranate Fruit Extract merits research for preventing human lung cancer

    Apr 02, 2007
    Researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison show that Pomegranate Fruit Extract has anti-lung cancer benefits. In two separate groups of mice, two different noxious chemicals were used to induce cancerous lung tumors. Then Pomegranate Fruit Extract (PFE) was given to groups of these mice in their drinking water.