L-ARGININE FOR MEN’S HEALTH

In the body, L-arginine stimulates the production of human growth hormones and insulin, fights inflammation, lowers the risk for heart attack and arteriosclerosis, repairs blood vessels, fights coronary artery disease, lowers high blood pressure, increases immune function, reduces muscle pains, improves kidneys function, mental capacity, fights dementia, corrects impotence, erectile dysfunction and male infertility. The…

ADAPTOGENS AS HEALING PLANTS

Adaptogens are a unique class of healing plants, including some foods and herbs. Today they are most commonly consumed as supplements and herbal products, as capsules, powders or tinctures. It has been observed in animal studies that various adaptogens have the ability to create a generally increased tolerance to stress and this is one of the reasons…

WHEY PROTEIN AS A SUPERFOOD

Whey protein is an amazing source of nutrients in far more absorbable source than ANY type of food (steaks included) or supplement actually, being much easier to digest. Whey protein is one of the 2 types of protein found in milk, the other one being casein. Whey IS THE LIQUID PART OF MILK THAT REMAINS…

COQ10’S ROLE AND SOURCES

Coenzyme 10 is naturally produced by the body and works as an antioxidant. Its active form is called ubiquinol and appears to be most abundant in the heart, liver, kidneys and pancreas. It’s stored in the mitochondria (see previous posts for more information on mitochondria and their extremely important roles) that are involved in pretty…

COQ10 AND FERTILITY

We’ve talked before how our bodies start increasing oxidative stress as we age and how we can stop that by adhering to certain nutritional and lifestyle choices. The oxidative stress is known to damage the energy source in our body’s cells (aka mitochondria). When mitochondria is damaged – it provokes even a higher release of…

COLLAGEN TYPES AND USAGE

There are at least 16 types of collagen in the human body, including type 1,2,3,5 and 10. Nonetheless, 80-90% of collagen is of type 1,2 and 3. There are also different type of collagen found in foods and supplements. Type 1: The most abundant and strongest in the human body, its fibers form tendons, ligaments,…