Siberian Ginseng Results in Beneficial Effects on Glucose Metabolism in Diabetes Type 2 Patients: A Double Blind Placebo-Controlled Study in Comparison to Panax Ginseng

Although new antidiabetic agents are introduced, alternative medicine with natural compounds such as ginseng offer a potential benefit, as they have a wide margin of safety with no no side-effects. Following informed consent patients with type 2 diabetes (oral medication 80%, insulin therapy 20%) were randomly assigned to receive an extract of Siberian (480 mg/day;[…]


Health Benefits of Annatto

Health Benefits of Annatto Some of the most impressive health benefits of annatto include its ability to promote healthy digestion, strengthen bones, prevent neural tube defects, promote healing, lower fevers, boost eye health, eliminateheadaches, reduce nausea, and protect respiratory distress. The achiote tree is a tropical shrub or small tree that grows in Central and South[…]

Health Benefits of Gamma Oryzanol

Health benefits of Oryzanol are proven worldwide. Lot of research has gone into this subject so all its health benefits are mostly well established and well documented. Some of the health benefits of Gamma Oryzanol are enlisted below with some reference material. 1. Helps in Lowering cholesterol a.) A scientific study conducted by Tufts University, Boston[…]

Inulin Dietary Fiber with Functional and Health Attributes — A Review

Inulin Dietary Fiber: The Benefits Inulin is a term applied to a heterogeneous blend of fructose polymers found widely distributed in nature as plant storage carbohydrates; it is a functional food ingredient that provides unique combination of technological properties. Furthermore, it provides nutritional benefits, which results in better health and attenuation of the risk of[…]

Potassium Citrate

Potassium Citrate benefits. Source: Overview Potassium is an essential dietary mineral and electrolyte that regulates the balance of fluids in the body. Potassium citrate is a potassium salt of citric acid. It is a crystalline powder with a slightly salty taste. It is involved in nerve function, muscle control and blood pressure. Potassium is an[…]

A Scoping Review of Multiple Studies Reveals Various Strategies That Can Potentially Reduce The Intake Of Junk Food In Adults And Children

Nowadays, it is difficult to avoid eating junk food, considering that it is widely accessible and is the subject of highly attractive marketing schemes. It is almost common knowledge that addictions to junk food can lead to obesity and increase your risk of developing health complications. These “discretionary choices” include foods and beverages that are high[…]