Friday Pearls

Friday Pearls

The Medicinal Power of the Grape

Friday, June 15, 2018

Grape seeds are powerhouse antibacterial and anti-inflammatory nutrient that are rich in antioxidants. Unfortunately, too many people still spit them out (they are intensely bitter when chewed), or they only purchase almost nutrient-empty seedless green grapes.

Cognition & Xanthophyll Carotenoids

Friday, June 08, 2018

According to credentialed cognition experts and an extensive body of research, cognitive function related to decision-making, planning, and reasoning develops over time with some cognitive aspects improving, while others are known to deteriorate.

Planet or Plastic? A Pressing Question

Friday, June 01, 2018

Biosyntrx went strawless last September to help protect the oceans, and we found it easy. We are now even more passionately committed to the sustainability of life on a healthy planet. We are not just anti plastic straw, we are anti all single-use plastics.

Memorial Day Weekend Note to Self

Friday, May 25, 2018

Memorial Day and its long weekend is now set aside to thoughtfully honor those who gave their lives to prevent oppression, including the forgotten tens of thousands of non-citizen immigrates who have given their lives serving in the U.S. military.

The Public Health Cost of Dirty Air

Friday, May 18, 2018

A new study published in the May 2018 issue of Environmental Health used high-resolution mapping of traffic-related air pollution (TRAP) with Google street-view cars and incidence of cardiovascular events within neighborhoods in Oakland, CA. The study conclusions clearly suggest that street-level differences in long-term exposure to TRAP are associated with higher risk of cardiovascular events among the elderly, indicating that within-neighborhood differences in TRAP are important to cardiovascular health.

Gut Microbes: Eye, Brain and Body Health

Friday, May 11, 2018

A few years ago, one of our favorite life-exploring journals, The Scientist, reported on far-reaching ocular microbiome research presented at an Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting.

Taurine: Healthy Aging & Athletic Performance Support

Friday, May 04, 2018

Taurine is a favorite nutrition team player.  It's considered to be one of the most important conditionally essential amino acids in the body. It increases the action of insulin, improves glucose tolerance, acts as a super antioxidant, helps maintain hydration, and it's vital for the proper electrolytic function of sodium,  potassium, calcium, magnesium, chloride, and bicarbonate.

Methylated Folate vs. Synthetic Folic Acid

Friday, April 27, 2018

My vision for ideal Medicare is a partnership between the physician, patient, and expanded healthcare team that tackles the root causes of chronic disease and tries to reverse and prevent these problems.   —Christopher Bray, MD, PhD   

Hemp and the 2018 Farm Act

Friday, April 20, 2018

According to Nutritional Outlook, a new bipartisan Hemp Farming Bill of 2018 officially debuted on the Senate floor on April 12. If passed, industrial hemp will be regulated as an agricultural crop and will finally be removed from Schedule 1 of the Controlled Substances Act.

Tocotrienols: Too Long The Red-Headed Stepchild

Friday, April 13, 2018

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. —GoetheVitamin E was recognized as an essential vitamin in 1922. It’s a family of compounds consisting of two categories: tocopherols and tocotrienols.

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