URIC ACID

Many of us have either experienced or know of someone who has experienced the notoriously painful strike in the bunion joint of the big toe by gout, usually at night.   Gout results from excess uric acid, which forms sharp, needle-like mineral crystals in...

CANCER RISK FOR SENIORS CAN BE REDUCED

People 70 years of age and older is the segment of the population that has the highest risk for developing cancer.  While there is no wonder cure for cancer, the findings of a recent study bring hope for this age group.  By taking two specific supplements,...

FRUCTOSE

Invisible to the eye, sugar is a disaccharide consisting of two molecules in equal amounts, namely glucose, and fructose.  They get separated early in the digestive process and both get absorbed into the bloodstream but are processed quite differently. ...

TABLE SUGAR EQUALS GLUCOSE AND FRUCTOSE

Too much sugar in the diet has been referred to as “white death” and on closer inspection it boils down to the two ingredients in sugar.  A single molecule of sugar consists of equal amounts of glucose and fructose, which gets separated early during the digestive...

DOPAMINE

The smell of freshly baked bread lingering in the kitchen adds to the delight from the first bite.  The delight does not only come from our tastebuds, but mainly from a pleasure and reward function in the brain, which helps us to feel happy and even euphoric at...

COLLAGEN

In search of a magic bullet that would slow down the signs and effects of aging, collagen supplementation has in recent years been being promoted in a variety of products, from skin filler to muscle-building fiber to easing arthritis symptoms.   Endorsements...
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