Supplements

  • coq10

7 important health benefits of CoQ10

By |June 28th, 2016|

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a substance similar to a vitamin.  It is found in every cell of the body, and in fact, your body actually produces CoQ10 – and your cells use it to produce energy your body […]

  • water

Summer’s officially here … so how much water do I need to drink?

By |June 21st, 2016|

The Down Low on H2O

We human beings are all roughly 66.666% H2O (water).

It makes up about three-quarters of our lean body mass, about 10% of our fat, and in terms of the amount of time we could live without […]

  • phosphorus

What is Phosphorus and why is it important to our bodies?

By |June 17th, 2016|

Phosphorus is a mineral and a nutrient as well.  The health benefits of phosphorous make it an important constituent of any diet.  Phosphorus is an important constituent of human bones, meaning that it would be impossible to one function normally without […]

  • zinc

Zinc and its important health benefits

By |June 14th, 2016|

Background
Zinc, which is a mineral and a nutrient, has serveral important functions in the body.

Zinc boosts the immune system, enables vitamin A to be processed, which is a condition for serveral hormones to be operational
Zinc also […]

  • selenium

Selenium and its importance to your health

By |June 13th, 2016|

Background on Selenium
Selenium is a very important mineral for the body.  It regulates a lot of functions and also works as a powerful antioxidant.  Selenium prevents vitamin E from oxidation.  Selenium is found in a variety of foods, […]

  • water

Fun facts about the importance of water in our daily lives

By |June 6th, 2016|

As we all know, water is a fundamental part for the existence of life.

Without water, you cannot survive after only a few days. But water goes way beyond pleasing our thirst. Modern science has shown that water also acts as […]

  • curcumin

Curcumin study reveals potential in treatment of pancreatic cancer

By |March 1st, 2016|

? ABOUT PANCREATIC CANCER

Pancreatic cancer is becoming one of the leading causes of cancer.  Curcumin has been shown to possibly mitigate the growth of pancreatic cancer cells and to cause their death.  Pancreatic cancer is a disease in which malignant […]

  • vitamin d

Vitamin D effect in Multiple Sclerosis

By |February 17th, 2016|

People with the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) suffer from vitamin D deficiency. Low level of vitamin D is related to development of MS disease. MS patients with low level of vitamin D are prone to more disability and a […]

  • turmeric

Could turmeric based drug prevent Alzheimer’s disease?

By |January 27th, 2016|

Curcumin is a substance extracted from turmeric, which is been used as a spice in Indian and Asian cuisine and also as medication against pain, cancer and blood clot formation. Curcumin has been a candidate to combat Alzheimer’s […]

  • leukemia

Could vitamin D deficiency increase the risk of leukemia?

By |January 21st, 2016|

Leukemia is a cancer of the blood cells. The exact cause is not known although genetic and environmental factors play a role.
Aim
To assess whether there is a relation between leukemia and vitamin D levels.
Results/Conclusion

Individuals living in countries away […]