Health Tips

 How Cinnamon Controls Blood Sugar

We're not talking about sticky, sugar-laden, insulin-inducing cinnamon rolls here. This much-loved spice has actually shown evidence of lowering blood sugar.

While long used as a flavoring, current research is beginning to confirm health benefits of cinnamon, whose traditional therapeutic use included treatment of chronic bronchitis.1


5 Health Benefits of Chlorophyllin

Chlorophyll is the pigment synthesized with the use of sunlight by plants, and which gives them their green color. Anytime you eat green vegetables, you're consuming chlorophyll.

A similar compound, chlorophyllin is a water-soluble derivative of chlorophyll that is often included in nutritional supplements due to its greater stability in comparison with naturally occurring chlorophyll.

A review published in 2015 noted, "Chlorophyllin has been shown to exhibit potent antigenotoxic, anti-oxidant, and anticancer effects."1


The Special Benefits of Vitamin K

Because vitamin K is made by the human body, experts had long believed there was no need to supplement with it.

However, we now know that the amount we manufacture, while in some cases sufficient, is at other times less than optimal.


Skin Nutrition: 6 Skin Care Ingredients from Food and Vitamins - Life Extension Blog

Nature has provided us with everything we need to nourish our body, and scientists discover which nutrients are best for specific purposes.

We’ve done our research to find out exactly which nutrients have been researched and shown to work for common skin health concerns.


9 Simple Tips for Effective Exercise

When your doctor tells you to exercise, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? If it’s a negative thought or bad memory, you’re pretty much setting yourself up to fail.

If this sounds familiar, you may need to do a complete 180 on how you think about exercise, or simply just tweak a few things.

To help you set a new course, here are some helpful tips to get you moving, grooving and re-inspired.


The Top Four Foods for a Healthy Heart

A healthy heart is characterized by the following four physiological states:

  • Healthy Endothelial Cells
  • Low Vascular Inflammation
  • Healthy Blood Pressure
  • Healthy Heart Cell Energy

5 Packaged Foods that are Actually Healthy

Sure, ideally everyone would be eating fresh, non-processed foods all of the time, but we get it. We know that it can be expensive to eat this way and that sometimes convenience and simple economics guide our decisions. So, here’s the question that begs answering: are there any healthy packaged foods? The answer is yes.


The Top Foods for Healthy Skin

Is your skin losing its once youthful appearance? Have you noticed deeper and deeper wrinkles and more and more dark colored age-spots? We actually find this interesting.

Despite the cosmetic industry’s promises of youthful skin, aging men and women seem to be spending more money on serums and creams, yet remain unsatisfied with the results.


 


What do I eat for joint health?
Do you know that people of all ages, genders and races can have arthritis due to a certain type of lifestyle habits or family history of the disease? The symptoms of pain, swelling and stiffness would cause you sufferings and inability to do daily activities. The condition may progress over time and cause permanent joint changes. There are more than 100 different forms of arthritis and the most common types being gout, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.   1) Gout Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that brings about sudden burning pain, stiffness and swelling in the jo..

High Blood Pressure - The "Silent Killer"

According to the Singapore National Survey, about 1 in 4 Singapore residents aged 30 to 69 years have high blood pressure. For those aged 60 to 69, more than 1 in 2 persons have high blood pressure. This condition has been labelled the ‘silent killer’ because it may not give rise to any symptoms even when it is severe.

 


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