Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS.A grape seed extract, when applied to the face of 110 healthy men, significantly decreased skin pigmentation and oily skin by 10% and 21% respectively while significantly improving skin elasticity by 5% compared to control. (more…)
Written by Tatjana Djakovic, Staff Writer. In a placebo controlled experiment on rats, grape seed extract showed a 55% decrease in the inflammation marker (MPO enzyme) compared to subjects treated with the cancer drug flurouracil. (more…)
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. In this study of 50 college-aged healthy men, those who took 1.5 g or 3 g of arginine plus 300 mg of grape seed extract significantly increased their physical working capacity by 22.4% and 18.8% respectively while there was no change for the placebo group (-1.6%). (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Supplementing with grape seed extract in combination with lifestyle modifications show significant decreases in systolic blood pressure, diastolic blood pressure and heart rate with the high dose grape seed group providing the most significant result of 93% normalized blood pressure. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Research demonstrates that grape seed extract, a powerful antioxidant, decreased oxidized LDL cholesterol, helped regulate heart rhythm,and decreased plaque buildup in blood vessels. (more…)
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PH.D. Grapeseed extract may be a potential anti-cancer agent. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Research suggests that grapeseed extract may be an effective alternative treatment to help with menopausal symptoms. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Drinking fruit juice with added grapeseed extract for 6 weeks significantly improved systolic blood pressure in participating subjects compared to the control group. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Two weeks of supplementation with VISCODERM, a commercial product containing collagen, pycnogenol, and CoQ10, significantly improved skin photoaging in healthy participating subjects in several measures of skin health including, tone, hydration, sebum, and hyaluronic acid.
Written by Joyce Smith, Staff Writer. Milk Thistle, a strong liver detoxifier that protects against obesity, fatty liver disease, hepatitis and cancer.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. In a mouse study those taking niacin did 33% better in a mental test. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Rats fed the equivalent of 3430 mg human dose increased memory over a control group and reached the goal 7.5% faster than the control group. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. In a study with 521 patients, blood levels of vitamin E were 20% higher in the normal patients than those with Alzheimer’s disease. (more…)
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By Marcia Zimmerman, CN. Lists many natural treatments for stress, cardiovascular, immunity, and malabsorption problems. (more…)