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New Study: Resveratrol Opens Door for Treatments for Depression & Anxiety

New Study: Resveratrol Opens Door for Treatments for Depression & Anxiety

A new study has revealed that resveratrol displays anti-stress effects by blocking the expression of an enzyme related to the control of stress in the brain.

Resveratrol is the Anti-Aging Supplement You’ve Been Looking For

Resveratrol is the Anti-Aging Supplement You’ve Been Looking For

Resveratrol is a phytoalexin, a natural substance that is released by plants to protect them from fungus and other microbes, from extreme temperatures, and from excessive dampness or drought. Resveratrol is found in the skin of red grapes, red wine, and peanuts. As a supplement, […]

The Scientific Link Between Alcohol and Breast Cancer in African American Women

The Scientific Link Between Alcohol and Breast Cancer in African American Women

*Image: Huffington Post The scientific link between alcohol and breast cancer is strong, but most of the research backing it has been done in caucasian women, not diverse groups of women. Now, in a new analysis published in Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention, scientists find […]

Cholesterol Levels: Why They’re More Important Than You Think

Cholesterol Levels: Why They’re More Important Than You Think

You’ve probably heard, “Watch your cholesterol levels!” more than you’d like. But, the fact is, your cholesterol level can determine a lot about your health and other factors you may be at high risk of developing. What is Cholesterol? Cholesterol is a fat-like substance found […]

New Study: Resveratrol for the Adult Diabetic Brain

New Study: Resveratrol for the Adult Diabetic Brain

 What is Resveratrol? Resveratrol is a phytoalexin, a natural substance that is released by plants to protect them from fungus and other microbes, from extreme temperatures and excessive dampness or drought. It is found in small amounts in the following foods: the skin of the […]

Your Cholesterol Problem by Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

Your Cholesterol Problem by Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

Cholesterol is one of the most confusing topics in today’s medical world. Many times, those who ask me for help have questions regarding their cholesterol. They often start by telling me their total cholesterol number. But, unknown to them and many others, that is just one […]