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Anthocyanidins can act as antiallergic
Anthocyanidins inhibit the release of histamine and proinflammatory prostaglandins, substances that mediate the inflammatory and allergic process.
Influence of lutein supplementation on the macular pigment
The macular pigment (PM) could protect against age-related macular degeneration. In a study involving 8 people, an attempt was made to determine the magnitude of changes in macular pigment density after oral supplementation with lutein.
Industrialized agriculture decreases nutrients in vegetables
Industrial methods of agricultural production have caused vegetables to contain less nutrients than before. This decrease, in some cases, is really important, according to a study from the University of Texas.
Green tea, more than tea
Standardized green tea is one of the most versatile supplements in orthomolecular medicine therapy. Apart from its antioxidant effect, especially against peroxides, studies highlight its anticancer action.
Affected by asthma: More Vitamin C = Less Medication
People with asthma need less inhaled medication if they also take vitamin C, according to the journal Respiratory Medicine (2006:100:174-9).
L-Theanine for the return vacation
The return to daily life after the holidays can cause stress, nervousness, insomnia and lack of concentration among other symptoms.
The effectiveness of Zinc in flu and infections
It has been known for years that zinc has a very important role in the immune system and that people with deficit are more susceptible to a large number of pathogens.
Fructo-oligosaccharides (FOS) belong to a group of compounds known collectively as prebiotics. Prebiotics are not digested by the human body, but they are considered to improve health due to the stimulating effect they have on the beneficial gut bacteria. The average diet provides as little as 2 to 3 grams of FOS a day through […]
Optimizing Inmune Health
The immune system is responsible for protecting the body against infection and illness. A healthy immune system is associated with an increased resistance to disease and a reduced tendency towards infections such as colds and the flu. Conversely, a weakened immune system results in increased susceptibility to illness. Unlike other bodily systems, the immune system […]