Regular glucosamine use was associated with a 22% lower risk of cardiovascular death.
Cistanche Activates Immune Function
Research suggests the herb Cistanche promotes youthful immune function and decreases inflammatory cytokines.
Milk Thistle Reduces Elevated Glucose
Milk thistle, often taken for liver support, has been shown to reduce fasting blood glucose by 11% and insulin by 14%.
In the News: Pea’s Promise as a Glaucoma Treatment
A clinical study shows the fatty acid PEA lowered eye pressure in glaucoma patients and improved retinal function. A human study found a 43% improvement in eye health.
Zinc’s Role in Bone Health
Studies show that zinc stimulates new bone formation.
Don’t Die Trying to Boost Brain Dopamine
People engage in deadly habits like abusing alcohol and smoking to boost dopamine. Safer approaches to restore dopamine brain levels are discussed.
Vision Loss in Mice Reversed with Epigenetic Reprogramming
Epigenetic reprogramming may reverse vision loss; L-carnitine improves metabolic syndrome; lower vitamin D linked to more severe hair loss in young men; flavonols associated with lower Alzheimer’s risk.
The End of Mental Illness
In The End of Mental Illness, Dr. Daniel Amen shows the link between mental health and brain health. In this interview, he provides advice on how to heal the brain and improve its function.
Super Foods: Pistachios
Protein-packed pistachios boast higher levels of potassium, tocopherol, vitamin K, phytosterols, and xanthophyll carotenoids than any other nut. They protect the heart and control blood sugar.