• More research shows that green tea may lower therisk of stomach cancer

    Sep 30, 2009
    Researchers at the National Cancer Center in Tokyo in conjunction with several University research centers are developing anticancer strategies. They evaluated the evidence from six existing studies regarding Green Teas ability to fight off stomach cancer. The total study population included 219,080 men and women over the age of 40 who were followed for 7 to 11 years.
  • CoQ10 May Slow Parkinson’s; Phase 3clinical trial taking place in the US and Canada

    Sep 29, 2009
    The mitochondria is the part of each of your cells that functions as a power plant. Mitochondria are present by the hundreds to thousands in every one of our trillions of cells. These mitochondria generate about 90% of the energy needed by our body for its daily needs.
  • Fractures related to thinning of the bone up dramatically

    Sep 28, 2009
    Osteoporosis refers to thinning and weakening of the bone; this raises the risk for serious and life threatening fractures of the hip and spine. According to a recently published US government report the number of Americans hospitalized for fractures related to thinning bones has jumped substantially with a 55% increase over a ten-year period. In 2006, 254,000 Americans were hospitalized because they had a serious fracture related to the bone thinning condition osteoporosis – with fractures of the spine and hip ranking high up among the most common.
  • Highintake of Lycopene linked to healthy blood vessels in women

    Sep 25, 2009
    Korean researchers have found that women with the highest level of the tomato carotenoid Lycopene in their blood had less stiffness in their arteries and there was a lower level of oxidized (rancid) LDL-cholesterol. When LDL-cholesterol becomes rancid it contributes significantly to hardening of the arteries. The women who ranged in age from 31 to 75 also had LDL-particle size was also larger decreasing its ability to fit snugly into the walls of arteries and causing damage in the first place.
  • SOD antioxidant from melon extract may ease stress, fatigue

    Sep 24, 2009
    Daily consumption of a melon extract rich in the antioxidant enzyme Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) may relieve stress and fatigue, suggest findings from a French study. A daily supplement containing 140 international units of SOD was associated with improvements in sleep, concentration levels, and reduced irritability, compared to the placebo, according to findings from a randomized, double blind, placebo controlled clinical study. The melon-extract is a rich source of the antioxidant enzyme Superoxide Dismutase (SOD).