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A cup of tea is often associated with a sense of calm. L-theanine, a unique free amino acid naturally present in tea (Camellia sinensis), is likely the compound contributing most significantly to this.

Sep 15, 15

In 2014, Volkan Sayin and other Swedish researchers claimed that vitamin E and N-acetyl-cysteine supplements could increase lung cancer in smokers.

Sep 10, 15

N-acetyl-cysteine, commonly abbreviated to NAC, is a precursor of the amino acid L-cysteine and the antioxidant glutathione (GSH).

Sep 08, 15

Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) is a lipid-soluble molecule distributed in all cellular membranes of the human body. It is generally referred to as ubiquinone, due to its ubiquitous, omnipresent nature, and has been used as a therapeutic supplement for more than 30 years.

Sep 03, 15

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) has a long history of use in traditional Indian (Ayurvedic) and Chinese medicine.

Sep 01, 15

D-glucaric acid is a natural, non-toxic compound produced by the body in small amounts, in addition to being found in fruits and vegetables: the richest sources include oranges, apples, grapefruits and cruciferous vegetables.

Aug 24, 15

A recent review on intestinal microbiota and probiotics in coeliac disease (CD) revealed that research into CD and the effect of gluten on the intestinal-immune health in adults has only been studied since 2012; prior to that children were the cohort subjects.

Aug 14, 15

Probiotics modulate the immune response in children suffering from coeliac disease by reducing the pro- inflammatory cytokines according to a recent double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.

Aug 14, 15