Friday, July 18, 2014
Peer-reviewed journals continue to publish a number of studies that discuss vascular endothelial grrowth factor (VEGF), a glycoprotein that acts as a growth factor specific to endothelial cells that line the entire circulatory system from the heart to the smallest capillary in the eye and brain.
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Biosyntrx’s Bold Move Speaks to Full Range of Product BenefitsColorado Springs, CO- July 11, 2014-- Biosyntrx, a privately held nutrition science company with major emphases on ocular and body health, as well as nutrition science and lifestyle education, has announced Macula Complete is being reintroduced as Eye & Body Complete so that both the eye care professional and their patients better understand the multiple benefits of this formulation.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Proteins are the building blocks of the human body. They are about 80 percent of the dry weight of muscle, 70 percent of the dry weight of skin, and 90 percent of blood. They are responsible for transporting all molecules into and out of cells.
Friday, June 20, 2014
A study published in the International Journal of Tryptophan Research by Drs. Adrian Williams and Robin Dunbar of the Institute for Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, suggests that meat eating was a game changer for human evolution, including brain development. They also suggest that lack of meat can cause deficiencies of nicotinamide (NAD), which is also know as niacin (vitamin B3) and tryptophan, necessary for brain health and energy.
Friday, June 13, 2014
This week's member correspondence from the Washington DC-based Council for Responsible Nutrition suggests that just because National Osteoporosis Month has come to an end doesn’t mean we can disregard the importance of bone health and strategies for keeping our bones at their strongest. We need to do things year-round, such as participating in weight-bearing exercises, eating nutrient-rich foods and adding appropriate supplements when our diet falls short.
Friday, June 06, 2014
Vitamin B12 deficiency is a common condition in the elderly, as well as in many of us over the age of 50. It is repeatedly overlooked in spite of multiple clinical manifestations that affect the blood, neurological, gastrointestinal, and cardiovascular systems, as well as skin and mucous membranes.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
While Biosyntrx supports a limited amount of omega-3 fatty acid EPA and DHA intake from fish oil, we believe it’s important to discuss the growing amount of science that questions excessive fish oil intake.
Friday, May 23, 2014
Winter is officially over, spring is here and your nose, eyes and heart probably know without being told. Love and pollen are in the air! The birds are chirping, bees are buzzing, and spring flowers and spring fever romances are bursting forth in full bloom.
Friday, May 16, 2014
The Scientists is one of my most favorite life-exploring cyber journals devoted to inspiring innovation. It got my attention last week with a report on ocular microbiome research presented at the recent Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) annual meeting.
Friday, May 09, 2014
The Fish Oil Fad - Given that omega-3 fatty acids are now being used to fortify a vast amount of processed foods and given that excessive fish oil supplementation is being recommended by so many health care providers, it seems most appropriate to feature this recently published review article from the prestigious peer-reviewed Journal of Lipids.