Supporting a healthy cardiovascular system with grape seed extract

Even with a growing body of knowledge on how diet and exercise impacts heart health, many people still struggle to maintain a healthy cardiovascular system and heart disease and high blood pressure are still common health issues. For those who need an extra measure of support to keep these systems operating at their health best, grape seed extract is a clinically validated supplement option that contains proanthocyanidins, which has been shown to have 20 times higher antioxidant power than Vitamin D and as much as 50 times greater than Vitamin C. Read more here …

 

Curcumin – An Important Antiviral For Your Supplement Routine

Current concerns have prompted growing interest in medicinal plants for immune support. But there is also merit in looking to plants for preventive and therapeutic treatments for viral infections. One herb with intriguing potential is curcumin, the key compound in the Indian spice turmeric (Curcuma longa). While it has been used ancient traditions for a variety of ailments, new research suggests that curcumin may a role in targeting various cellular pathways to inhibit growth and replication of viruses. Read more here …

Understanding Chronic Inflammation

With the term inflammation getting a lot of buzz these days, it’s important to understand the difference between normal inflammatory response and chronic inflammation– a harmful process that is linked to many health issues.  There is a lot you can do to address chronic inflammation, such as eating dark green leafy vegetables, fatty fish and turmeric, a common spice used in Indian cooking. Turmeric is full of antioxidant compounds called curcuminoids, there is growing evidence that one, curcumin, provides powerfully anti-inflammatory effects. Read more here …

diabetes-type-2-blood-sugarKeeping Blood Sugar at a Healthy Level

Over the last 50 years, our lifestyle has become more sedentary and our diet has shifted toward processed foods high in calories, carbohydrates and saturated fat. The number of people with impaired glucose tolerance has skyrocketed. This trend has led to a worldwide epidemic of diabetes, with an estimated 387 million people dealing with the disease. Read more here …