Want A Super Spice Equipped With A Unique Flavor Profile?
Jun04

Want A Super Spice Equipped With A Unique Flavor Profile?

If you’re looking for a spice with some wonderful compounds, have a look at the spice that makes Indian foods and curries bright yellow—turmeric. Not only is it tasty, several studies have shown that it may be effective in treating certain health conditions. Let’s take a look at what we know about the Super Spice.   To start, Tumeric may be effective in helping reduce inflammation, as well as reducing the growth of...

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Melatonin: So Much More Than A Sleep Aid
Nov18

Melatonin: So Much More Than A Sleep Aid

Here’s a riddle for you: Why do blind women get breast cancer at about half the rate that sighted women do? We think it has to do with two things: light, and a hormone called melatonin. Most people who have heard of melatonin know it as a supplement that can help with sleep (which it definitely can). And it’s great for jet lag. But the melatonin story is a lot more interesting– and complicated– than its ability...

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The Science Alkaline Water Companies Don’t Want You To Know About
Feb14

The Science Alkaline Water Companies Don’t Want You To Know About

This is a guest blog by my friend, fitness expert and strength coach Jiini Cicero, BS, CSCS.  I have a reputation at my gym for being a myth-buster. Not a week goes by that a client doesn’t ask me whether a particular “muscle-enhancing” supplement is legit (usually not) or how many studies support creatine’s efficacy (a good many, actually). I admit: sometimes I have to research these queries. Such was the case when a long-time client...

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Video: The Great Cholesterol Myth

There’s Much More Where This Came From Get all the nitty gritty details in my book The Great Cholesterol Myth » The Supplements Mentioned in this Video Omega-3s » Magnesium » CoQ10 » Citrus bergamont » D-ribose » Curcumin » Resvertarol » Vitamin D » Vitamin C...

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Why I’m Not Thrilled About That New Antioxidant Study

A recent study on antioxidants in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers and Preventionhad positive things to say about vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, beta carotene and selenium. According to the study which examined over 14 years of data from over 16,000 participants in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, there was a “dose-response decrease in cancer and overall mortality risks with higher vitamin C levels”. Cancer...

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