Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ), a nutrient discovered in 1974, may be destined to become the next supplement superstar, as research in recent years suggests it has a broad range of health benefits. Much of the buzz centers on its key action of boosting mitochondrial function, which had been compared to improving the performance of a...
Scientific tests show that high-antioxidant foods can bolster resistance to damage from the ultraviolet light that promotes sunburn, wrinkles and skin cancer.
Various studies have linked certain types of tea with potential cancer-preventative effects, improved heart and metabolic health, and more
If you’re achieving all four characteristics of a healthy lifestyle, you’re in the minority. A new study shows that only 2.7 percent of the population meets the four general barometers that define healthy behavior. These include a good diet, moderate exercise, a recommended percentage of body fat and being a non-smoker. The results are...
Do you tend to experience daytime sleepiness or require afternoon naps? If so, you may be at a higher risk of developing metabolic syndrome. Metabolic syndrome is characterized by increased blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels. And it greatly increases your risk of...
Aging, diseases, an unhealthful lifestyle and exposure to environmental agents can harm eye health. Here are ways to help protect yourself from vision loss.
Hungry all the time? It turns out certain foods, beverages and practices can trigger your body’s hunger hormone, even if you're not technically hungry.
A study has discovered how green tea may help fight obesity – it reduces the amount of starch absorbed from food. While the body of research on the beverage’s weight loss effect is mixed, a certain method of using it is almost guarantees to take off the pounds.
Here are seven complementary nutrient combinations that work together to boost your health.