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The Clinical Applications of L-Theanine

In today's high-paced society, L-theanine has a crucial role to play in the clinical management of stress, relaxation, cognition and sleep. 

Feb 05, 18
EPA and DHA in Adolescent Depression

Evidence linking omega-3 fatty acid deficiencies to mood disorders was demonstrated in two recent studies, with diminished EPA and DHA levels being suggested as modifiable risk factors or prodromal biomarkers for depressive illness in adolescents.[1,2]

Feb 02, 18
Green tea and periodontal health

The link between gum and oral health and other infectious and inflammatory diseases, such as heart disease, is well documented.[1] So maintaining healthy teeth and gums is integral for general health and wellbeing.

Jan 26, 18
Pomegranate for strep and staph infections

Pomegranate has been used traditionally for infections worldwide, with studies showing the peel extract to have antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral and antioxidant effects.

Jan 19, 18

The two most common varieties are Ceylon or true cinnamon (C. zeylanicum/verum) and Chinese cinnamon (C. cassia). They have similar properties and health benefits, but C. cassia seems to get a bad reputation for its coumarin levels, which is believed to be harmful is high doses.

Jan 16, 18

Honey has been used since ancient times as an antimicrobial for wound healing, but was largely dismissed by mainstream medicine with the discovery of antibiotics, until the current and growing crisis of antibiotic resistance has become a global issue. 

Jan 05, 18

One nutrient that has been proven safe and effective in supporting immunity and microbiota levels, both pre- and postnatally, is lactoferrin.

Dec 29, 17
Protein for appetite and weight control

Protein is an important factor in a weight-loss diet. 

Dec 28, 17