Nutritional Supplements Information
The Colloidal Silver Controversy
Colloidal Silver might just be a wonderful thing and here's
why: Prokaryotic, a.k.a bacterial cells and viruses cannot
live in it's presence. That means that whether you have a
cold caused by a virus or a bacterial infection, colloidal
silver could be used to fight the infection.
Researching Glyconutritionals (a.k.a. Glyconutrients)?
The Greek word "Glyco" means, "Sugar". Most people think of sugar as being bad for you. However, there are actually TWO kinds of sugars. One is the refined or "extracellular" sugars which have been long associated with human disease. The other sugars are "intracellular" which can be found in fruits and vegetables and provide the body with nutrition it needs. These sugars, also known as complex carbohydrates, have been studied for years. However, only recently have we begun discovering their purpose in the body.
The History And Usefulness Of Coenzyme Q10
Throughout my childhood I was aware of the importance of eating well and taking my vitamins. But the science of dietary supplements has come a long way since those days. And one of the stars in this scientific progression is Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). CoQ10 is not a drug. It is a vitamin-like substance that is found in small amounts in a variety of foods and is synthesized within our body tissues.
Omega-3 And Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Sudden Cardiac Death (SCD) is responsible for numerous deaths in the U.S. and other countries around the world. It is not the same as a heart attack. A heart attack normally occurs when advanced atherosclerosis (clogging of the arteries) slowly starves the heart causing irreversible damage. The heart finally cannot function properly and stops. Sudden cardiac death occurs when the electrical impulses that control heart function become erratic resulting in an irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia). When the arrhythmia is severe enough the heart suddenly stops, starving the brain of needed blood. Death often follows quickly unless emergency care is administered immediately. Often sudden cardiac death occurs when no other heart disease is detected.
Omega 3 and Reduced Risk of Myocardial Infarction
Myocardial infarction is a technical term used to describe an irreversible injury to heart muscle. It is normally used as a synonym for a heart attack and will be so used in this essay. Myocardial infarction is normally related to progressive atherosclerosis (blockage of the arteries.) Essentially the heart is slowly starved of oxygen and stops functioning properly causing irreparable damage and even death.
Fish Oils And A Plethora of Chronic Health Problems
I recently heard of an older couple that eats salmon every day for breakfast. To my finicky palate that does not sound as appetizing as waffles. Why do they do it? They argue that salmon is the most perfect food on the planet, full of protein and omega-3 fatty acids. They do it because they plan on living a long time.
Congestive Heart Failure And CoQ10
Since the 1960â??s there have been numerous controlled clinical trials concerning the relationship between congestive heart failure and Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). As its name implies CoQ10 is a coenzyme that is necessary for the proper functioning of other substances, one of the most important of which is ATP (adenosine triphosphate). ATP is necessary for the production of cellular energy. By proxy CoQ10 is likewise essential for this process.
Treatment of Heart Disease with Coenzyme Q10
Since its discovery in the late 1950â??s Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) has received much attention as a necessary compound for proper cellular function. It is the essential coenzyme necessary for the production of ATP (adenosine triphosphate) upon which all cellular functions depend. Without ATP our bodies cannot function properly. Without CoQ10, ATP cannot function. This connection has made CoQ10 a very important object of study in relation to chronic disease.
Multivitamins: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
Ideally, humans would eat wholly nutritious diets rich in protein, vitamins and minerals. The fact is, most people do not meet all their nutritional needs through their food. As a result, many of us rely on multivitamins and supplements to achieve more complete nutrition.
The Benefits of Protein Powders
I know protein is good for me, but do I need a supplement? Whey, egg, casein and soy ? which one protein is right for me and what does each one do?
Revealed! The Secrets of Mangosteen
Do you spend at least some time in your day thinking about your
health or that of a loved one? Do you also find the subject is
frustrating, mainly because there is a lot of confusing and
sometimes contradictory information out there?
Supplements, Diet and Exercise for Healthy Aging
Recently a television health expert was discussing the topic, ?How to stay young looking? for the post-50 set. It was pretty much the standard ?take good care of your skin, eat right and exercise? list until the last item. He stated, ?Take your drugs every day. One of the best ways to look younger is to stay healthy?. Wait a minute! When did the use of prescription drugs become a mainstay of a healthy lifestyle in this country?
Will Your Vitamins Be Banned?
Imagine this scenario by the end of next August...
Build Health: Cut Through The Calcium Hype
The initial success of penicillin generated an assumption which has stuck with us as a cultural belief in the Quick Technological Fix. That assumption is:
Alzheimer Disease and Antioxidants
At the present time, one out of ten adults have some form of Alzheimer disease. According to Dr. Greengard, Director of the Fisher Center for Alzheimer's Research at the Rockefeller University, that number is expected to strike up to three times as many in the coming decades. Alzheimer's is considered a disease of the elderly and with the average lifespan of the US population rising to 74, a solution to the medical problem is being sought.
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How To Choose A Good Quality Vitamin Supplement For You And Your Family Without Getting Ripped Off
As you may have already experienced, figuring out how to choose a good quality vitamin and mineral supplement can be a confusing and time consuming task.
Easing Arthritis Pain with Glucosamine & Chondroitin Supplements
If you suffer from arthritis pain, chances are you've heard of a relatively new over-the-counter remedy called Glucosamine. But what is Glucosamine, and how does it work to relieve arthritis? In this article, I'll introduce you to this new treatment and provide you with the pros and cons of its use. By the time you've finished reading this article, you'll be able to make an informed decision on whether or not Glucosamine is right for you.
Increase Your Production Of Nitric Oxide
What Is Nitric Oxide (NO)?
Do You Need Glyconutrients?
With all of the exciting things people are seeing in their lives as a result of adding glyconutrients to their diet, the question has been raised "Are glyconutrients a miracle cure or are the results people have seen a placebo effect?"
Probiotics and Friendly Flora
You Need Probiotics For Better Digestion and Overall Health
The Immune-Boosting Power of Colostrum
Bovine Colostrum is the form of "milk" taken from dairy cows, within 24 hours of giving birth to a calf. The liquid is known for its high protein immunoglobulin and antibody contents, and numerous immune and growth factors that can be highly beneficial to humans.
Looking For Health Care Supplements ? The Easy Way To Order
When looking for health care supplements Texas residents can enjoy an easy way of finding a selection of health and fitness products. The Internet has made it easy to get great quality products, and when looking for health care supplements Texas residents can enjoy both choice and convenience online. You can get all sorts of supplements, from mens health and fitness products and women's products to a range of natural supplements suitable for a variety of purposes.
Definitve Proof - Supplements Heal
No Money in Prevention
The Fountain Of Youth
Aging, a steady decline
At the rate it's going, Saw Palmetto will soon be known as the "Robert DeNiro of supplements."
Amended Bitter Orange - Ephedra in Disguise? So Why Do People Still Take It ?
If you read my last article about bitter orange, it was pretty clear how I felt about the herb. I'd read the available research concerning bitter orange, and while there was some evidence supporting bitter orange, the overall picture did not look good.
What L Glutamine Powder Can Do For You
L glutamine is an amino acid occurring abundantly within the human body. This acid L glutamine is important for overall well-being and bodily health. Also available in supplement form, l glutamine powder is readily absorbed by the body. When extreme muscular stress occurs, the need for l glutamine can exceed the systems ability to synthesize and produce enough l glutamine. This lack of readily available l glutamine can cause mental sluggishness, physical exhaustion and mood swings.
Nutritional Supplements: The Amazing Vitamin C
The real facts about Vitamin C may surprise you. First of all what is Vitamin C? Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin. Unlike the oil soluble vitamins such as A and E, Vitamin C cannot be stored by your body. Since Vitamin C is not stored by your body, we need to get it from our diet or from supplements.
Health Benefits of Taking Spirulina Daily - Real Health Part 5
As I mentioned in Part 4 of my Real Health diet series, I believe that taking green foods, particularly spirulina and chlorella, is very important to your health. This article will focus on why you should take spirulina.
What Everyone Should Know About Supplements
For years now we have heard that supplementing our diets with vitamins and minerals will help us to be healthier by supplying our bodies with nutrients that are not received by the foods we eat. The media has documented the many studies that have been performed to conclude vitamin and mineral supplements are beneficial to our health. As most of us have been led to believe, the supplements that are sold over the counter can be beneficial to our health if taken as prescribed.
Colostrum May Help Prevent Upper Respiratory Tract Infections
A 2003 study by the Health Sciences Department of the University of South Australia suggests that taking concentrated bovine colostrum supplements could reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infections.
Beyond Macronutrients and the Importance of Vitamin Supplements
Most healthy eaters are familiar with the three macronutrients that garner the most media attention within the diet world: proteins, carbohydrates, and fats. Indeed, some highly regarded eating programs, such as the Isometric Diet®, are designed to deliver an optimal balance of these three macronutrients.
The Most Researched Performance Enhancing Nutritional Supplement
Creatine ? The most researched performance enhancing nutritional supplement
Supplements ? How To Take Them
It's unfortunate but many people have digestive systems that find it hard to break down food and absorb nutrients ? this can be caused by poor levels of stomach acid, toxic substances in the gut, insufficient production of digestive enzymes among other reasons.
Vitamin C May Improve Smokers Blood Circulation
A dose of vitamin C may give a quick boost to the poorer-than-average blood circulation seen in healthy young smokers, a study suggests.
The study of 25 healthy men found that although smokers initially showed poorer results on a test of blood flow to the heart that changed after they took a large dose - 2 grams - of vitamin C.