Coenzyme Q10 Reduces Oxidative Stress and Inflammation Factors in Hepatocellular Carcinoma Patients – Director’s Choice

Written by James C. Morton Jr., Staff Writer. In a randomized placebo-controlled, single-blinded, parallel, clinical research study, Coenzyme Q10 significantly decreases oxidative stress (17.6%) and inflammation factors (42.5%) compared to baseline and placebo group.  (more…)

Popular Flu Drug may Pose Danger to Liver Health

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. This study demonstrated that Tamiflu, when administered to rats, significantly increased ALT (liver enzyme) by 67.6% compared to control, and GGT by 71.9% in male rats and 49.8% in female rats compared to their respective controls. Researchers concluded that “using this drug [for flu prevention] would require a serious risk-to-benefit analysis, especially for high-risk patients.” (more…)

Rapeseed/Canola Oil Improves Liver Health and Inflammation Levels in Obese Men

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Of the 18 moderately obese participants in this study, those who took 50 grams of rape seed/canola oil per day for 4 weeks saw significant improvements in blood sugar control and inflammation. Canola oil significantly increased insulin (24.5%) as well as significantly reduced omega 6/omega 3 ratios by 15.3% and  increased  omega 3 blood levels by 16.1%. (more…)

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