Researchers suspect that kudzu, a vine that covers millions of acres in the southeastern U.S., contains a compound that may be useful in treating metabolic syndrome, and may therefore become a source of valuable dietary supplements.
Everyone knows testosterone plays a role in the sex life of males, but few understand its effects—in both males and females—in other functions of the body. Proper levels of testosterone help reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease and other degenerative brain afflictions. Read this article to learn more about this important hormone and what the pharmaceutical industry is doing to keep you in the dark about it…
While vitamin C is mainly known as an immunity-enhancing antioxidant, a new study from Denmark has found that babies deficient in the vitamin may be at an elevated risk for mental development and memory problems.
According to the results of a new study, the herb ginseng—which has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for millennia—may be a natural anti-inflammatory agent.
It is widely known that consumption of vegetables has numerous health benefits, and a new study has found a link that may explain why they also appear to contribute to lower blood pressure.
The extract from North American lowbush blueberries biotransformed with bacteria from the skin of the fruit has shown promising results in tests against obesity and high blood sugar, according to new research.
Zinc is among the most important elements that ensure optimal health in humans, and a new sensor may help health practitioners better determine the supplementation needs of those at risk of a deficit.
In response to an earlier study which appeared to find a link between antioxidant supplementation and a higher risk of skin cancer, a team from Kaiser Permanente Northern California conducted new research which found this hypothesis to be untrue.
Alzheimer’s is beta-amyloid accumulations in the brain tissue. Amyloid is a microscopic protein fragment of a larger protein called amyloid precursor, or protein normally found throughout the body. In Alzheimer’s disease, this protein is processed improperly, creating a substance called beta-amyloid, which is toxic to brain cells. Although the medical people are at a loss when it comes to therapy for Alzheimer’s, there are ways to combat it. Check out this article for further facts and treatment suggestions for this mind-altering disease…
Switching from butter and other saturated fat sources to polyunsaturated fats in the diet may help diabetics reduce their body fat, according to a new study.