Collagen Peptides & Joint Health

According to a review in the journal Amino Acids, collagen peptide supplementation (COL) in conjunction with exercise, has been shown to help support healthy joint functionality for people with degenerative bone and joint problems. Collagen peptides are a critical element of extracellular connective tissue, making up one-third of the total proteins in the human body.Read

Collagen Peptide Supplementation Effective in Boosting Muscle Strength in Elderly Sarcopenic Males

A recent study explored the effect of collagen peptide supplementation and resistance training on body composition and muscle strength in elderly sarcopenic males and achieved positive results when compared with placebo. Studies have shown the benefits of protein supplementation in combination with resistance training for elderly subjects. However, this researchRead

Breakthrough Research On Indian Barberry

Indian Barberry, also known as “Berberis aristata,” “Chutro,” “Daruharidra,” or “tree turmeric” has recently been under scientific scrutiny for its promotion of healthy microbial balance. The rise in resistant microbial strains and highly infectious agents around the globe has led to a search for compounds exhibiting antagonistic activity towards pathogens, but fromRead

The Gout & Insulin Connection

Word is starting to spread that even in people whose blood glucose is within a healthy range, chronically elevated insulin can be a major factor in cardiometabolic disease. Metabolic syndrome and PCOS are the most obvious manifestations of hyperinsulinemia, but a growing number and a widening range of diverse conditions can be added toRead

Environmental Pollutants & the Microbiome

In a recently published Frontiers in Medicine review, the bidirectional interactions between environmental toxicants and the gut microbiota were examined, highlighting the complex relationship between the composition of the microbiota and xenobiotic metabolism. Given that for most people the greatest source of exposure to pollutants is via diet and waterRead