Resveratrol Boosts Strength and Endurance in Rats

Athletic performance may be gained by reaching for resveratrol, according to the results of a new study. The potent polyphenol found in nuts, grape skins, and red wine improved exercise performance in rats by 21 percent. Already known to better oxygen delivery to the muscles and benefit cardiovascular health (two hallmarks of aerobic activity) when paired with exercise, this new research found that resveratrol supplementation also enhanced strength, metabolism, heart function, and exercise Continue reading →

The Whey to Glutathione

What protects your cells from oxidative damage better than vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, lycopene, or any other antioxidant currently on the market? The answer is glutathione. This slasher of pro-oxidants and quencher of free radicals is actually made by your cells, for your cells. The glutathione redox system is an antioxidant powerhouse within the body, and consuming certain foods such as whey protein boosts your glutathione levels, and in doing so may preserve your health and Continue reading →

Scientists Uncover Why Resveratrol Works

Over the years, resveratrol has garnered much attention because of studies finding that it may have profound health benefits through its effects on aging. Now, researchers from the Laboratory of Obesity and Aging Research at the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute report that they may have found the way in which this natural compound—present in red wine, dark chocolate, and some other fruits and vegetables—works. The study, published this month Continue reading →

Isagenix Presented at World Anti-Aging Medicine Conference

On the final day of the 19th World Anti-Aging Medicine Conference and Aesthetic Medicine in Las Vegas, a roomful of forward-thinking medical professionals gathered to learn about a safe, effective nutritional cleansing system for reducing body fat while preserving muscle. Robert Watine, M.D., of Port Charlotte, Florida, gave the presentation on Dec. 10, sharing his personal experience in incorporating the Isagenix system as an adjunct therapy to standard medical practice in his own patients. Continue reading →

Green Tea May Add to Protection Against UV Rays

Just in time to battle the scorching summer sun, new research shows that drinking or supplementing with green tea may help protect your skin from harmful UV rays. Green tea is rich in antioxidants that scavenge harmful free radicals in the body and, as new research reports, on the skin. Researchers from the University of Witten-Herdecke in Germany found that "consumption of dietary flavonoids from tea may confer photoprotection and improve skin quality." Published in this month's issue Continue reading →