Can fish oil and curcumin prevent muscle atrophy?

It’s no secret that turmeric is one of the healthiest spices on the planet, thanks to curcumin, its primary active ingredient. While the spice is a key addition to many curries, most people find the taste to be a little too strong. Fish oil, on the other hand, is often linked to improved heart health. People … Continue reading Can fish oil and curcumin prevent muscle atrophy?

How can quercetin benefit muscle health?

Quercetin is one of the most abundant flavonoids found in food. It is extensively studied due to its various biological activities that are beneficial to human health. These activities include anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and antihistamine. Recently, studies have emerged demonstrating the ability of quercetin to attenuate indicators of muscle damage. To determine how quercetin can affect smooth muscles, researchers from … Continue reading How can quercetin benefit muscle health?

Natural treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: Research shows yoga can relieve physical and psychological symptoms

People around the globe practice yoga to enjoy its many health benefits. According to a study in the journal Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, the practice can also benefit those who have active rheumatoid arthritis (RA). In the eight-week study, the researchers observed that intensive yoga practice significantly reduced the severity of the physical and psychological symptoms experienced by … Continue reading Natural treatment for rheumatoid arthritis: Research shows yoga can relieve physical and psychological symptoms

The effects of quercetin on intestinal and vascular smooth muscle

In this study, researchers from the University of Alberta in Canada investigated quercetin and its effect on gallbladder smooth muscle, in particular, if it could relax gallbladder smooth muscles. The results of their study were published in the journal Nutrition Research. Quercetin is a phytoestrogen and a flavonoid that can relax intestinal and vascular smooth muscle.The researchers used an … Continue reading The effects of quercetin on intestinal and vascular smooth muscle

Yoga can increase blood flow, aiding in repair and regeneration of tissue

Research has found out that yoga improves the way our organs function. In particular, yoga stimulates bone marrow stem cells trafficking to the blood surrounding it. This, in turn, helps reduce inflammation, reduce apoptosis, revive lost cells and delay the aging process. The results of this study were published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. In … Continue reading Yoga can increase blood flow, aiding in repair and regeneration of tissue