Scientific Research Confirms the Importance of Nutritional Supplements for the Elderly

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN) found that the daily use of multivitamins with minerals and other nutrients provides significant immune and other benefits in elderly persons. Multivitamins, antioxidants, calcium, omega fatty acids, folic acid and Vitamins B, C, D and E are among some of the most researched and reviewed nutrients. The 100-plus page Read More

Can Omega Fatty Acids Significantly Lower a Woman’s Risk of Developing Heart Disease

Research suggests that eating fish rich in Omega-3 can lower a woman’s risk of developing heart disease, including; hypertension, stroke and heart disease. A recent study conducted on women of childbearing age found that those who never ate fish had 50% more cardiovascular problems than women who did and a 90% higher risk when compared Read More

Arthritis Affects More Than 50 Million Americans

May is Arthritis Awareness Month There are over 100 different kinds of arthritis that affect all different parts of the body and can cause a variety of health issues. Three well- known types are Rheumatoid Arthritis, Osteoarthritis and Juvenile Arthritis and each can cause pain, fatigue and inflammation.  There are many diseases that do not Read More

Help Your Health and Restore Energy Levels

Propax Gold with NT Factor is a complete food based nutritional system that contains; vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, healthy bacteria and glycophospholipids.  Vitamins and minerals support your overall health and function of your body systems, antioxidants neutralize the damaging chemical reactions produced by free radicals and the unique blend of glycophospholipids repair the damage to your Read More

What’s The Bottom Line on Joint Pain?

60-70% of people over the age of 70 have some degree of Osteoarthritis (OA).  So learning what starts the process and the inflammation that comes with it are important. The bottom line may be your cells; in particular, your mitochondria.  So what are these little things, and how do they relate to you.  The mitochondria Read More

Arthritis and Related Diseases, Mitochondrial Dysfunction and Lipid Replacement Therapy

By Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, California (www.immed.org) Professor Nicolson is on the Board of Scientific Directors of the Road Back Foundation (www.roadback.org), a nonprofit educational organization that provides information on rheumatic diseases, such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, and their treatments.  He also serves on the editorial Read More

Alzheimer’s Disease, Can Nutrition Be A Key?

The risk of dementia is more overshadowing the older we get.  Alzheimer’s disease becomes the leading cause of dementia the older you are. Among the known risk factors for Alzheimer’s are age and nutrition.  Once you look beyond the genetic factors, age, nutrition, smoking, alcohol, head injury, and depression are the most related factors to Read More

Alzheimer Q & A with Prof. Garth Nicolson

Alzheimer’s Q & A with Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, CA Q. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Professor Nicolson: Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive brain disorder that damages and eventually destroys brain cells, leading to loss of memory, thinking and other brain functions. Alzheimer’s is not a Read More

Lipid Replacement Therapy and Mitochondrial Damage in Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

By Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, CA The following is taken, in part, from an invited symposium presentation entitled “Chronic Bacterial and Viral Infections in Neurodegenerative and Neurobehavioral Diseases” presented at the 18nd International Symposium on Functional Medicine held on April 28-30, 2011 in Seattle, Washington. Read More

Supplements that Offer Patients Real Therapeutic Benefits

Questions for Prof. Garth Nicolson Department of Molecular Pathology, The Institute for Molecular Medicine, Huntington Beach, California I’m a major advocate of Grapeseed Extract and Pycnogenol and have used both since 1995. My allergies/sinus/headache issues are just about history. I have a lot of info on these antioxidants and trust that they do slow down Read More