Recent Scientific American publication on dangers of taking antioxidant supplements is discouraging yet questionable. The publication is written around free radical damage theory of aging and voices concerns regarding opposite effects of antioxidants on health. While it was an interesting read for me, especially because I do take some supplements and even wrote . . . → Read More: Antioxidants Controversy.
Lipoic Acid or Alpha Lipoic Acid (ALA) is a sulphur-containing, vitamin-like substance which plays a two-fold role in our body. It is involved in metabolism and plays a key role in the production of energy molecule – ATP. It also acts as a powerful antioxidant. Alpha Lipoic Acid has been extensively studied in . . . → Read More: Benefits of Alpha Lipoic Acid.
Astaxanthin (pronounced /æstəˈzænθɨn/) is a super-nutrient from carotenoid family. Research suggests that is it several times more powerful than vitamin E and is one of the best nutrients to help protect the skin against free-radical damage and oxidative stress. Astaxanthin is an anti-ageing nutrient that helps to delay the visible signs of premature . . . → Read More: Astaxanthin – Timeless Beauty From Within
You’ve probably heard about the “French Paradox” – the fact that French have a high intake of fatty food, yet in general have a good cardiovascular health. A possible explanation could be the red wine consumption. More specifically the compound found in red wine called Resveratrol.
Resveratrol is a naturally occurring compound (phenol) found in . . . → Read More: Resveratrol