exercise

Joint Research: Glucosamine eases chronic knee pain

If sore, stiff joints are slowing you down, you may be interested in the results of a recent study by Australian researchers. They report that glucosamine supplements can reduce knee pain in people with cartilage damage and may help in cases of osteoarthritis. Their research was published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine. Glucosamine [...]

Joint Research: Glucosamine eases chronic knee pain 2015-09-09T13:51:17+00:00

Prostate Protection: Good diet, exercise can kill cancer cells

UCLA scientists report that 11 days of daily exercise and a low-fat, high-fibre diet cause prostate cancer cells to die. The research is the first to show that diet and exercise can kill prostate cancer cells. "You can make changes in a short period of time that have a dramatic impact on your health - [...]

Prostate Protection: Good diet, exercise can kill cancer cells 2015-09-09T13:51:17+00:00

Calcium plus exercise for top bones

According to researchers at the University of Arizona, exercise combined with calcium citrate supplementation provides a significant improvement in bone mineral density (BMD) for postmenopausal women. Building BMD is important in avoiding osteoporosis, the gradual loss of bone density that often results in fractures of the hip, spine and wrist. Fortunately, osteoporosis often can be [...]

Calcium plus exercise for top bones 2015-09-09T13:51:18+00:00

MSM the answer for pain and injuries

The dietary supplement methyl-sulfonyl-methane (MSM) is a type of sulfur required for the formation of healthy tissues, tendons, ligaments and muscles. MSM helps fluids pass through the cell membrane more easily, which reduces inflammation and helps relieve pain. In addition, harmful substances such as toxins and lactic acid are more easily expelled from the cell. [...]

MSM the answer for pain and injuries 2015-09-09T13:52:18+00:00

Vitamin C eases exercise pain

The pain that results from starting a new exercise program is often enough to make people give it up. According to recent research, vitamin C may help make the transition to regular exercise more less painful. Researchers at the University of Taths in the UK conducted a study into the possible benefits of vitamin C [...]

Vitamin C eases exercise pain 2019-01-09T14:48:36+00:00

Plant sterols up immunity during stress

Plant sterols and sterolins are natural plant fats that have recently gained worldwide attention as natural immune enhancers. The pioneering researcher Dr Patrick Bouic and his team conducted several studies to show how plant sterols affect the human immune system. In one study, it was shown that plant sterols/sterolins cause the body to dramatically increase [...]

Plant sterols up immunity during stress 2015-09-09T13:52:21+00:00

Take vitamin E for post-exercise pain

Vitamin E may be able to counter body damage from exercise, the Tufts University Health and Nutrition Letter has reported. Dr Jennifer Sacheck, an exercise physiologist, studied groups of physically active men and found that older people particularly, including very fit seniors, often suffer after exercise from an increase in free radical activity that damages [...]

Take vitamin E for post-exercise pain 2015-09-09T13:52:21+00:00

Working out? Watch your nutrient levels

Athletes often hear that fluids, carbohydrates and potassium are important to help recovery after vigorous exercise. But what about other vitamins, minerals and antioxidants? Researchers at the University of Aberdeen Medical School in the UK reviewed studies on the role of micronutrients such as iron, calcium, and vitamins C and E in energy metabolism and [...]

Working out? Watch your nutrient levels 2019-01-09T14:48:40+00:00

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