Alternative Joint-Health Ingredients Are on the Rise | Nutritional Outlook By now, the notion that glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate sales are declining in the U.S., or at least leveling off, should not come as a big surprise. There are many options, and research is expanding around these ingredients. Vegetarian Alternatives If there’s one bright spot for glucosamine and chondroitin right now, it may just be vegetarian versions of these ingredients.
Can a Sulfur Compound Speed Recovery After Exercise? – WSJ The Ache: A hard workout can result in days of stiffness, pain and fatigue. The Claim: A bitter-tasting sulfur compound used as a treatment for knee arthritis can also speed recovery of muscles and lessen fatigue after exercise in elite athletes and weekend warriors, say companies that sell it.
Antioxidants, Calcium, Protein, Fiber … These 15 Sweets and Treats Made With Cacao Have Them All! | One Green Planet Even the most avid health nuts like to indulge in a treat every once in a while. And most know that having a piece of chocolate is much better than downing a bag of white sugar-encrusted gummies. But is all chocolate made equal? Not quite. Dark chocolate is healthier than milk chocolate because the latter has less of the actual cocoa bean in it and is diluted with milk solids, sugar, and cream. Dark chocolate is not the healthiest chocolate there is, though – cacao is. Cacao is the purest form of chocolate you can consume, it is far less processed than typical chocolate bars you’ll find in stores (even dark chocolate) and is thought to be the highest source of antioxidants of all foods and the highest source of magnesium of all foods. Cacao also protein, calcium, fiber, carotene, thiamin, riboflavin, magnesium, sulfur, flavonoids, and essentially fatty acids. Considering cacao’s impressive nutrition, it’s no surprise that we’ve been seeing this superfood pop up in all sorts of forms like bars, butter, truffles, powder, cereal, and so on. Check out these 15 products made with cacao and see for yourself!
Five Detox Supplements You’ve Probably Never Heard Of | Observer Spring has officially sprung, which means that, in addition to clearing out our closets, scrubbing the hardwood floors and giving the car a good detail, many of us are also embarking on spring our bodies. From environmental pollutants to pesticides on our food, GMO ingredients, chemicals in home cleaning and personal care products, we are constantly bombarded by vast amounts of toxins. And, when those toxins are not cleared out, they can trigger various ailments—from symptoms as simple as gas and bloating, to more serious diseases like cancer.
MSM Oral Supplement Has Skin Benefits | WholeFoods Magazine As opposed to the outside-in approach of anti-aging creams or serums, this ingredient “influences skin on a genetic level…regulating a select number of genes responsible for inflammation, skin barrier and moisturization,” according the news release. In the randomized, double-blind study, 20 female participants received either 3 g of OptiMSM (in three 1,000-mg capsules) or a placebo (three capsules of rice flour, matched for appearance), daily over 16 weeks. For participants taking OptiMSM, evaluations (taken from expert analysis) at weeks eight and 16 showed statistically significant improvements from the start of the study in reduced crow’s feet lines/wrinkles and improved skin firmness, tone and texture.
The Best Supplements For Arthritis – Natural Cures For Joint Pain – The Gazette Review When you are looking for supplements which would help you to manage your arthritis, you have to understand a few facts. Nathan Wei, a prominent rheumatologist, states that if you take these supplements regularly it will greatly alleviate arthritic pain. However, you should take the opinion of your medical practitioner before you start taking these supplements. This simple decision should stop you from suffering from any side effects which might occur. The best option here would be to do in-depth research over the internet and then discuss the supplement with your doctor. It is essential that you understand that these supplements are not regulated under the United States FDA.
Onions for Hair Fall: An Inexpensive Way to Promote Hair Growth – NDTV Food Who doesn’t want long, lustrous, and voluminous hair? Everyone has different set of issues to deal with when it comes to hair health. If you are growing your hair, care should also be taken so that it is strong and healthy, avoiding any kind of damage and dull appearance.
10 natural solutions to the bodys biomarkers | Breakfast Television Toronto BT Toronto | posted Monday, Mar 28th, 2016 Our bodies offer an array of physical changes (also known as biomarkers) that can signal our health is at risk. Studies have shown people with legs that are less than 29 inches long (femur and tibia), have a tendency to have higher levels of enzymes that indicate liver disease. If you have an itchy, flaking rash on the inner surface of elbows and knees, the backs of the upper arms, wrists, cheeks, scalp, or eyelids, or if you have eczema or psoriasis, it could be correlated to an imbalanced immune system.
Are You Deficient in Magnesium?
Are You Deficient in Magnesium? Typically wherever calcium is needed in the body, magnesium is also required. It is necessary for healthy artery, blood, bone, heart, muscle and nerve function, yet by some estimates, show up to 80 percent of Americans are not getting enough magnesium and may be deficient. Other research shows only about 25 percent of U.S. adults are getting the recommended daily amount of 310 to 320 milligrams (mg) for women and 400 to 420 for men.
Sulfur deficiencies can cut yields, protein content – AgriNews
“Sulfur is critical in a number of plant metabolic functions, including a component of amino acids, vitamins and enzymes, as well as part of photosynthesis and seed formation,” Wesley Haun, agronomist with H.J. “We know from research that sulfur deficiencies will result in yield reductions and also reduce grain quality.” Factors that influence sulfur availability include low organic matter; coarse-textured sandy soils, well-drained soils and low soil pH. Any one or a combination of these factors tends to lead to a sulfur deficiency.