• Fish Oil capsules improve depression and quality of life in elderly women residing in a nursing home

    Jun 06, 2011
    Researchers in Pavia Italy placed 46 older women who were in a nursing home and were depressed on 2.5 grams of omega-3 fatty acids from Fish Oil capsules or on a placebo daily for two-months. Compared to placebo, the women on Fish Oil capsules had a significant reduction in their symptoms and reported improvements in their quality of life and physical and mental scores. The Fish Oil was also very safe.
  • L-Carnitine plus carbohydrate improves muscle function in endurance athletes

    Jun 03, 2011
    After you eat, insulin stores sugar in your muscle in a form known as glycogen. The glycogen is a storage form of fuel readily available for the muscle to use and during exercise glycogen is broken back down into sugar that is used for fuel. Unfortunately we have a limited amount of glycogen stored in our muscle.
  • L-Carnitine improves the health of patients with autism spectrum disorders

    Jun 02, 2011
    Patients with autism have a faulty ability to create energy. This is because the tiny power-plants found in quantity in each cell of the body do not function properly. These power-plants are called mitochondria.
  • Coenzyme Q10 improves dry mouth

    Jun 01, 2011
    Dry mouth is thought to be associated with aging. Researchers from Tsurumi University School of Dental Medicine recruited sixty-six patients with dry mouth and split them into three groups. One group received active Coenzyme Q10 (Ubiquinol) at 100mg per day, one group received traditional CoQ10 at 100mg and the third group received sham treatment (placebo); all for one month.