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Re-evaluation of the traditional diet-heart hypothesis: analysis of recovered data from Minnesota Coronary Experiment (1968-73)

Authors: Christopher E Ramsden, Daisy Zamora, Sharon Majchrzak-Hong, Keturah R Faurot, Steven K Broste, Robert P Frantz,  John M Davis, , Amit Ringel, Chirayath M Suchindran, Joseph R Hibbeln. BMJ 2016;353:i1246 Conclusion: Available evidence from randomized controlled trials (conducted by … Continue reading

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Curcumin (Turmeric) Supresses Inflammation and Pain

Research shows curcumin acts as a scavenger of nitric oxide and inhibits COX-2, a pro-inflammatory substance. Also a potent scavenger of superoxide, the anti-inflammatory activity and superoxide scavenging property of curcumin are proven correlated. Clinically, curcumin has worked as well … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil vs. MCT Oil vs. Lauric Acid: What Is MCT Oil Really?

Read Full Article If you’ve been drinking Bulletproof Coffee made with XCT Oil or Brain Octane, you’ve already felt the powerful impact some types of MCT oil have on your energy. However, there are a bunch of forms of MCTs … Continue reading

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This Is A Must Read Before Ever Using Turmeric Again

Turmeric is gaining in popularity and for good reason! From: Daily Health Post – January 1, 2016 The yellow pigment found in turmeric, which is also responsible for the majority of its medicinal properties is called “curcumin.” Study abstracts from the … Continue reading

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TURMERIC Found More Effective Than Phenylbutazone

Diet & Nutrition, Equine Healthcare Curcumin reduces acute pain and inflammation better than NSAID phenylbutazone (5)The anti-inflammatory activity of curcumin was evaluated in a group of patients who underwent surgery or suffered from trauma. A double-blind controlled-trial in which three … Continue reading

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Ways to increase dopamine levels to boost brain productivity

Dopamine is involved in different functions including motivation, movement, reward and even addiction. Increased dopamine levels help people to stay focused and productive. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter generated by the brain which produces enough energy to run the body. It … Continue reading

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Obesity, Diabetes, and Gut Microbiota

Giovanni Musso, MD1, Roberto Gambino, PHD2 and Maurizio Cassader, PHD Diabetes Care October 2010 vol. 33 no. 10 2277-2284 The connection between gut microbiota and energy homeostasis and inflammation and its role in the pathogenesis of obesity-related disorders are increasingly … Continue reading

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Turmeric

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) has been used for 4,000 years to treat a variety of conditions. Studies show that turmeric may help fight infections and some cancers, reduce inflammation, and treat digestive problems. Many studies have taken place in test tubes … Continue reading

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Octacosanol supplementation increases running endurance time and improves biochemical parameters after exhaustion in trained rats.

Octacosanol supplementation increases running endurance time and improves biochemical parameters after exhaustion in trained rats. Kim H, Park S, Han DS, Park T. J Med Food. 2003 Winter;6(4):345-51 Abstract This study evaluated the effects of octacosanol on running performance and … Continue reading

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Red blood cells in sports: effects of exercise and training on oxygen supply by red blood cells

Heimo Mairbäurl Front. Physiol., 12 November 2013 During exercise the cardiovascular system has to warrant substrate supply to working muscle. The main function of red blood cells in exercise is the transport of O2 from the lungs to the tissues … Continue reading

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Endothelial nitric oxide synthase in red blood cells: Key to a new erythrocrine function?

Miriam M. Cortese-Krott and Malte Kelm Redox Biology Volume 2, 2014, Pages 251–258 Highlights We define erythrocrine function the ability of RBC to secret signaling entities or transmitter molecules. Erythrocrine function include scavenging, transporting and producing NO metabolites and ATP. … Continue reading

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Xanthorrhizol: a review of its pharmacological activities and anticancer properties

Xanthorrhizol: a review of its pharmacological activities and anticancer properties Oon SF1, Nallappan M1, Tee TT2, Shohaimi S1, Kassim NK3, Sa’ariwijaya MS4, Cheah YH2. Cancer Cell Int. 2015 Oct 21;15:100 Abstract Xanthorrhizol (XNT) is a bisabolane-type sesquiterpenoid compound extracted from … Continue reading

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In vitro sun protection factor determination of herbal oils used in cosmetics

In vitro sun protection factor determination of herbal oils used in cosmetics Chanchal Deep Kaur and Swarnlata Saraf Pharmacognosy Res. 2010 Jan-Feb; 2(1): 22–25. Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate ultraviolet (UV) absorption ability of volatile and … Continue reading

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Red blood cells in sports: effects of exercise and training on oxygen supply by red blood cells

Red blood cells in sports: effects of exercise and training on oxygen supply by red blood cells Heimo Mairbäurl Front Physiol. 2013; 4: 332. During exercise the cardiovascular system has to warrant substrate supply to working muscle. The main function … Continue reading

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ATP increases endothelial nitrous oxide production

Endothelium-derived nitric oxide production is increased by ATP released from red blood cells incubated with hydroxyurea. Nitric Oxide. 2014 Apr 30;38:1-7 Lockwood SY, Erkal JL, Spence DM. Abstract Red blood cells (RBCs) release adenosine triphosphate (ATP) in response to a … Continue reading

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Oxidative stability of virgin olive oils

Abstract An investigation was carried out on virgin olive oils of the Gentile (Larino), Gentile (Colletorto), Coratina, and Leccino varieties, harvested at different times, to assess their oxidation stability. The olive oils were analyzed by means of peroxide, K232′ and … Continue reading

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Myth Buster: Olive Oil is One of the Safest Oils for Frying and Cooking

by John P. Thomas Health Impact News One of the most common myths perpetrated on the Internet is that while olive oil is healthy, it should not be used for cooking or frying. The belief is that somehow the high … Continue reading

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Oxidative stability of olive oil after food processing and comparison with other vegetable oils

Abstract The use of olive oil showed an important protection of meat and potatoes when compared with other vegetable oils, with sunflower oil samples being oxidised after 60 min of processing at 180 °C. Olive oil samples were not oxidised, … Continue reading

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Science of bio available curcumin

Scientific support Full article Turmeric has a long history of traditional medicinal use in India to address many conditions. Modern cellular studies on curcumin have validated most of its traditional uses and the potential to address natural life conditions typical … Continue reading

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Branch chain amino acids and equine endurance

Equine endurance exercise alters serum branched-chain amino acid and alanine concentrations N. L. TROTTIER*, B. D. NIELSEN , K. J. LANG, P. K. KU and H. C. SCHOTT†  EQUINE EXERCISE PHYSIOLOGY 6 Equine vet. J., Suppl. 34 (2002) 168-172 Six … Continue reading

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Antioxidative curcuminoids from rhizomes of Curcuma Xanthorrrhiza

Antooxidative curcuminoids from rhizoms of curcuma xanthorrhiza

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Xanthorrhizol and lung metastasis model in mice

Xanthorrhizol in lung metastasis model in mice

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Effect of Curcumin xanthorrhiza on lipid metabolism in rats

Effect of Curcumin Xanthorrhiza on lipid metabolism in rats

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Anti-proliferative and immunomodulatory activities of compounds isolated from Curcuma longa

Anti-proliferative and immunomodulatory activities of Curcuma Longa compounds

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