Category Archives: Antioxidant

Is Fasting Neuroprotective?

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Nutrition to Slow The Ageing Process?

There has been a substantial amount of research surrounding the ability of nutritional adjustment to slow the ageing process. Whilst many companies offer pills and potions that claim to have an anti-ageing effect, the basic research in this area falls … Continue reading

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Antioxidants: Too Much Of A Good Thing?

Antioxidants have been shown to have a number of beneficial effects. In general antioxidants appear to be protective of major lifestyle diseases including cardiovascular disease and cancer. Since evidence shows that antioxidants are beneficial to health, it could be assumed … Continue reading

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Vitamin C and Vitamin E

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Antioxidants and Exercise Stress

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Tea As An Anti-Stress Drink

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Chlorophytum borivilianum: Anti-Stress and Antioxidant Effects

Chlorophytum borivilianum is a herb that is native to parts of India and belongs to the Liliaceae or lily family of plants. In India, the plant is sometimes called safed musli or musli. The plant is grown as a vegetable … Continue reading

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Huperzine: A Neuroprotective Agent?

Huperzine A is an alkaloid isolated from the plant Huperzia serrata. The plant is commonly called the toothed clubmoss, and is native to India and Southeast Asia. Evidence suggests that huperzine A is an acetylcholinesterase inhibitor. A number of studies … Continue reading

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Synergism In Nutrition

An often overlooked part of nutrition is synergism. Synergism is the principle that the sum of the parts is greater than the whole. In other words, combining two nutrients that have health effects, produces a greater improvement in health than … Continue reading

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Age-Related Greying of Hair

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