Why glutathione is essential for detoxification and chronic stress

Twenty-four hours a day, we are bombarded with man-made environmental chemicals.  These include herbicides and insecticides, vehicle and factory emissions, heavy metals in our food and cosmetics, and cleaning products laden with chemicals such as benzene and chlorine. Given this heavy toxic burden, it is not surprising that the incidence of toxicity-induced diseases is currently skyrocketing. The … Continue reading Why glutathione is essential for detoxification and chronic stress

Researchers identify 3 antioxidants that help minimize inflammation in heart failure patients

Antioxidants protect your cells from damage caused by harmful molecules called free radicals. According to a study, three antioxidants, namely vitamins C and E and alpha-lipoic acid, help reduce inflammation in patients with heart failure. The findings of this double-blind, crossover study were presented at Experimental Biology 2019 in Orlando. Free radicals and heart health When free radicals accumulate in your body, they cause oxidative … Continue reading Researchers identify 3 antioxidants that help minimize inflammation in heart failure patients

Pterostilbene Benefits: How Can It Improve Your Health?

Source: Pterostilbene Benefits: How Can It Improve Your Health? by Dr. Edward Group We've all heard about the much-touted health benefits of blueberries, grapes, and other berries, but you may not have heard of the unique compound they contain — pterostilbene. What are the benefits of pterostilbene for your health? As an emerging antioxidant that's getting … Continue reading Pterostilbene Benefits: How Can It Improve Your Health?

10 Resveratrol Benefits for Heart, Mind, & the Fountain of Youth

Source: 10 Resveratrol Benefits for Heart, Mind, & the Fountain of Youth by Dr. Edward Group Propelled to fame from a multitude of studies on the phytochemical properties of plants, resveratrol more than lives up to its reputation. Experts have called this unique antioxidant a fountain of youth for its effectiveness against a variety of age-related … Continue reading 10 Resveratrol Benefits for Heart, Mind, & the Fountain of Youth

Glutathione: the master antioxidant

Health researchers have long recognized the biological importance of antioxidants. Due to their ability to inhibit oxidation and peroxidation, these important substances -- which are found in most whole foods -- provide us with numerous health benefits. They guard us from cellular damage and degenerative diseases, minimize wrinkles and preserve skin texture, reduce the incidence … Continue reading Glutathione: the master antioxidant

Glutathione is the body’s most important antioxidant

Antioxidants help to protect us from disease, and the most important one in our body is glutathione. It protects our cells from damage, boosts our immune system, and helps with DNA repair. It can also shift metabolism from producing fat to growing muscle. Unfortunately, many of us have very low levels of glutathione – and … Continue reading Glutathione is the body’s most important antioxidant

Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects

Source: Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects by Dr. Edward Group Antioxidants are nutrients that counteract the natural deterioration of cells. Raw, organic fruits and vegetables provide a wide array of antioxidants. Antioxidants are also present in herbs like astragalus root and Tibetan Rhodiola. In recent years, antioxidant supplements like CoQ10 and alpha lipoic … Continue reading Alpha Lipoic Acid: Top 10 Benefits & Possible Side Effects

The Health Benefits of the Osage Tree

Source: The Health Benefits of the Osage Tree by Dr. Edward Group   Highly revered in Native American cultures, the Osage tree is has admired for centuries. The bark, fruits, and leaves all contain phytonutrients that are responsible for the tree’s proposed health benefits. Its volatile oils make it a strong, natural insecticide, and many of its compounds have … Continue reading The Health Benefits of the Osage Tree

What is Glutathione?

Source: What is Glutathione? by Dr. Edward Group Although no one has quite discovered an answer to the aging process, the quest for the fountain of youth continues to be pursued by many. The rise of nutritional supplements on the market directly reflects the increasing desire of consumers to appear and feel younger. Many of these supplements … Continue reading What is Glutathione?

What are Carotenoids? – 5 Health Benefits

Source: What are Carotenoids? – 5 Health Benefits by Dr. Edward Group Distinguished by their orange, yellow, and red pigments, carotenoids are found in many plants, algae, and bacteria. Carotenoids act as antioxidants within the body, protecting against cellular damage, the effects of aging, and even some chronic diseases. These beneficial compounds cannot be synthesized by humans … Continue reading What are Carotenoids? – 5 Health Benefits