Archive for 2011

 

Is Astaxanthin the World’s Strongest Antioxidant?

Posted on February 11th, 2011 by admin  |  35 Comments »

Astaxanthin is a little-known carotenoid. Carotenoids are compounds that give food bright color and have antioxidant properties. It is produced by the microalgae Haematoccous pluvialis whenever its water supply dries up to protect itself from lack of nutrition and intense sunlight. Natural astaxanthin is found in only two sources: microalgae and the sea animals that […]

 
 

How the iPad and Artificial Light Can Cause Sleep Disturbances

Posted on January 28th, 2011 by admin  |  12 Comments »

The iPad is currently breaking consumer electronics records, with Apple selling 3 million units in less than three months after its release. The popular tablet computer has easily surpassed the DVD player, the largest-selling non-phone electronic product with 350,000 units sold in the U.S. in its first year. But natural health expert Dr. Joseph Mercola […]

 
 

Can Coconut Oil Help Fight Alzheimer’s Disease and Protect Your Brain?

Posted on January 14th, 2011 by admin  |  15 Comments »

Ketone bodies, substances found in the medium chain triglycerides (MCT) in coconut oil, appear to be the preferred source of brain fuel for diabetes or Alzheimer’s disease patients. A study by Dr. Richard Veech, senior scientist at the National Institutes of Health, found that ketones can help protect brain cells from both Alzheimer’s disease and […]

 
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