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IN BRIEF: CoEnzyme Q10 Shown To Decrease Fibromyalgia Pain

IN BRIEF: CoEnzyme Q10 Shown To Decrease Fibromyalgia Pain

The journals “Nutrition” [1] and Anti Oxidant Redox [2] recently published articles on the benefits of CoEnzyme Q10 (CoQ10) against Fibromyalgia (FM). The team of researchers is essentially the same in both articles: Cordero MD et al.  What is CoQ10? CoQ10 is a quinone organic compound that  transfers electrons through Reduction/Oxidation …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

Antioxidants Tied to Lower Stroke Risk

Antioxidants Tied to Lower Stroke Risk

MND: Medpage has posted an article discussing the benefits of antioxidants for stroke prevention. The main points of this post , itself  based on an article of the Journal of Nutrition are as follows: Vitamin C : “.. Participants consuming the highest amounts of vitamin C had a reduced risk of ischemic stroke..”,but other  …Read the Rest

On the kidnapping of Rosemary (foodnavigator)

On the kidnapping of Rosemary (foodnavigator)

MediNewsDigest: Pretty Rosemary has been given the “antioxidant” blessing by the EU.  Before you organic goodness foodies rejoice, read the corrolary:  Then  food chemical company FenChem: Quoting FoodNavigator: “…The antioxidant approval is only for extracts that meet the purity standards drawn up by the European Rosemary Extract Manufacturers Group (Naturex, …Read the Rest

The molecular basis of working mechanism of natural polyphenolic antioxidants (ScienceDirect)

The molecular basis of working mechanism of natural polyphenolic antioxidants (ScienceDirect)

MediNewsDigest:  The ultimate so far in studies about understanding nutrition and the effects of antioxidants. From an Italian University in Sicily. Click here for link.     Will this get anywhere? Not sure, but so thrilling!.   Note this does not come from a medical research department, but from physical chemistry… Do the …Read the Rest

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