Category Archives: red wine

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

8 Nutrients For The Prevention of Heart Disease

MND: Nutrition is always a substantial part of the prevention of disease. Heart disease is no exception. We follow here 8 of these nutrients that have been shown in at least one study to have heart health benefits. Here they are:  Lycopene, Cocoa, Zinc, Soy , vitamin B12, Fish oil, Onions, …Read the Rest

Should we obtain our  antioxidants from food, or from supplements?: Part (I): The Food Antioxidants

Should we obtain our antioxidants from food, or from supplements?: Part (I): The Food Antioxidants

Antioxidant supplements are big business: As of 1999  in the US [1], the vitamin C  market was worth $843 Million; the Vitamin E  market $731 Million. Quoting Nutraceutical World [2]:  “…Overall, for the estimated $25 billion U.S. dietary supplement industry, the prognosis is good, very good…[for expansion]”  That was in 2010. …Read the Rest

Limitations of red wine’s resveratrol restorative capacity against tobacco smoke

Limitations of red wine’s resveratrol restorative capacity against tobacco smoke

MND: The benefits of Resveratrol on the cardiovascular system have been evaluated by a Canadian study on pigs. The pigs were exposed to Environmental Tobacco Smoke ETS for 14-days. (Doesn’t sound that long) MND: Then the following cardiovascular function were evaluated Endothelial function (flow-mediated dilation), The endothelium is the inner …Read the Rest

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