Better Fitness, More Strength: Tips For Your Muscles

Fitness and proper weight management are at the top of most healthy living lists. In these studies, researchers looked at how pycnogenol, tart cherry and walnuts might effect athletic performance. Find out what they discovered: Pycnogenol® improved muscle mass and fitness  Nutrient reduced symptoms of fatigue After age 50, the body begins to lose muscle mass…

These Nutrients May Lower Chances for Heart Problems

Healthy eating habits, regular exercise and controlling one’s stress go a long way in promoting better heart health. In two recent studies, NAC showed promise for normal blood pressure support in one study, and another looked at the impact of CoQ10 on muscle pain in those who take statin therapy for heart health. NAC, inflammation, and…

Ahead of the Curve: Early Discoveries Lead to More Studies

Studies in the lab using smaller mammals or test tubes can be the precursor to further studies on human subjects. In these examples, good results in the lab may lead to larger, human trials. Here are some of the most promising recent findings: Curcumin and ALA boost DHA The omega-3 DHA is essential for healthy…

These Nutrients Will Move You

Creatine has long been touted among athletes. Two studies look at how creatine supports circulation and bone health. In the same studies, glucosamine and chondroitin and soy isoflavones supported a healthy inflammation response and bone health, respectively. Find out more about just how these nutrients may help you keep moving. Nutrients improved circulation and reduced…

These Healthy Fats Offer Many Healthy Benefits

If you hadn’t already heard, the right kinds of fats are an absolute must to a healthy diet.  Below are three studies looking at various benefits healthy fats provide.  See how these nutrients promote better lipid profiles, lower blood pressure, sugar, and inflammation. Pycnogenol Doctors are beginning to link three factors to heart disease: inflammation,…

Nutrients ease pain in cancer treatment, lower chronic inflammation

As we celebrate Dad this Sunday, this article from Natural Insights for Well Being on two recent studies involving prostate health and improving inflammatory responses in the body may be just the kind of good news Dad is looking for. Cranberry capsules ease pain Men taking radiation treatment for prostate cancer often have an inflamed…

Progress And Comfort In Diabetes

    According to the CDC’s National Diabetes Statistics Report, 2014, “29.1 million people or 9.3% of  the U.S. population have diabetes.”  Also, almost 30% of people with diabetes are undiagnosed!  These stats make the following information from the Natural Insights for Well Being even more timely.* ~~~ Nutrients reduce chances of, and inflammation in, type 2 diabetes…

Magnetic Reasons to Love Magnesium

  Magnesium is responsible for nearly 300 chemical reactions in the body, which means your body is constantly using this important mineral.  Unfortunately, our active, stress-filled Western lifestyle and diet has many elements that deplete our body of this very important mineral. Here are three articles on magnesium (and a few other interesting nutrients) that…

Support a Healthy Inflammation Response

Believe it or not, inflammation can actually be a good thing.  As we all learned in biology class: Inflammation is a process by which the body’s white blood cells and chemicals protect us from infection with foreign substances, such as bacteria and viruses.  –WebMD.com However, too much of any good thing can also become a…