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Kira Surtherland, Sports Nutritionist discusses the use of BODYBALANCE Collagen Peptide in clinical practice - Learn how these highly specialized collagen peptides can benefit your patients....

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1649643588536{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] Curcumin Supports Antioxidant Status through the Nrf2 Pathway   [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="31734" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1649804422425{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Curcumin, a polyphenol found in turmeric, has a long culinary and medicinal use history. Recent research has investigated its potential to help various chronic conditions, such as Alzheimer’s disease, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune disorders, and depression. These conditions have also been linked to chronic inflammation and...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Beneficial Effects of Curcumin Supplementation on Sports Performance  [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="31732" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1649804340598{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Only a few natural products have demonstrated extensive protective properties, such as Curcumin derived from the turmeric root. Turmeric has three main bioactive components: Curcumin, desmethoxycurcumin, and bisdemethoxycurcumin. These curcuminoids have many biological effects, including anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, anti-tumour, antimicrobial, and antiviral properties. Effects of Curcumin supplementation for humans on Sports...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1649640669513{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] The Role of Curcumin on Vitamin D Levels in Dysmenorrhea  [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="31730" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1649804257410{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Dysmenorrhea is characterized by the painful pelvic cramping associated with menstruation. It is one of the most common causes of pelvic pain and the most prevalent gynecological problem. The pathophysiology of dysmenorrhea is not fully understood. However, recent research has explored the role of nutritional status in the...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1649638317437{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] Does PEA Support a Normal Pain Response?  [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="31728" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1649804123929{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Palmitoylethanolamide (PEA) is an endogenous endocannabinoid receptor agonist and naturally occurring fatty acid amide in the N-acylethanolamines family. As an autocoid local injury antagonist amide, it plays a role in lipid metabolism, nociceptor inhibition, and downregulation of inflammation. These actions have led to researchers looking into its potential...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1646967088612{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] New Study Finds Link Between Sarcopenia and Type 2 Diabetes[/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="30575" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1646967132625{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Sarcopenia is the atrophy of skeletal muscle that increases with advancing age. Older adults, especially the elderly, are at a much higher risk of sarcopenia, as muscle mass and strength begin to decline in our 30s steadily. Nearly 50% of an individual’s...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1631256396556{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] Vitamin E Tocotrienols: the next generation antioxidant and anti-inflammatory nutrient - Dr Bradley McEwen [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="27007" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1632180130047{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text]Chronic diseases are the leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide, accounting for approximately 60% of all deaths.¹ Optimum nutrition is fundamental for the management and prevention of chronic disease. Vitamin E has been prescribed for various health conditions,...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column][vc_column_text css=".vc_custom_1629533822022{padding-bottom: 15% !important;}"] Not just a healthy brain, but also a healthy body - Dr Ross Walker  [/vc_column_text][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="26347" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1629531466536{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="20px"][vc_column_text] Over the past two decades, there has been increasing research into the causes, prevention and potential treatments for the variety of forms of dementia & milder cognitive decline. There is, however, increasing effort and research into not only...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1534244545881{margin-bottom: 80px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Deciphering Symptoms: Cold, Flu, or Allergy [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="150"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="24388" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1621220815333{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="36px"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#707070" transparency="0.5" up="40" down="40"][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][vc_column_text] Do you have a stuffy or runny nose, a cough, or a sore throat? These upper respiratory symptoms may be the first sign of an allergy, a cold, or the flu. Although more severe cases of respiratory illnesses may be...

[vc_row css_animation="element_from_fade" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="grid" angled_section="no" text_align="center" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" padding_bottom="0" z_index="" css=".vc_custom_1533794039349{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}"][vc_column css=".vc_custom_1534244545881{margin-bottom: 80px !important;}"][vc_column_text] Lung Function and the Inflammatory Response [/vc_column_text][vc_empty_space height="150"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="grid" text_align="left" css_animation="" background_color="#ffffff" css=".vc_custom_1534244134279{margin-bottom: 0px !important;border-bottom-width: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 60px !important;}"][vc_column_inner css=".vc_custom_1534244647194{margin-top: -10% !important;padding-right: 50px !important;padding-left: 50px !important;}"][vc_single_image image="24387" img_size="full" alignment="center" qode_css_animation="" qode_hover_animation="zoom_in" css=".vc_custom_1621220567143{padding-right: 10% !important;padding-left: 10% !important;}"][vc_empty_space height="36px"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#707070" transparency="0.5" up="40" down="40"][vc_column_text] Even before our current global situation, respiratory infections such as the flu and pneumonia were a leading cause of worldwide morbidity and mortality. Based on 2016 data, lower respiratory infections ranked sixth for the leading cause of mortality for all...

Numerous factors impact sleep quality, including food choices, stress levels, activity levels, and sleep timing. Deficiencies of certain nutrients, such as magnesium, may also play a role in sleep quality....

What are some of the safe and effective natural alternatives to pain-relievers and anti-inflammatory medications?...

Vitamin E is a complex nutrient with 8 sub-fractions including tocotrienols that has been shown to have cholesterol and triglyceride reducing properties....

Inulin, not to be confused with the hormone Insulin, is a naturally occurring fibre which may contain several health-beneficial properties make it attractive for inclusion in a variety of foods....

Dietary fibre appears to have been left behind by the carb-versus-fat wars. What if people focused on their fibre intake too?...

A lack of Vitamin D can be due to many factors including limitation of sun exposure, hormonal issues or even the process of ageing. Without sufficient Vitamin D, the ability of calcium to be adequately metabolised and absorbed can be compromised....

Involuntary spasms can be quite painful and debilitating and whilst they commonly occur in the calf or as menstrual cramps, lower back cramps and leg cramps can also occur....

Commonly thought of as the loss of calcium in the bones, the situation can be much more complex. Whilst women can be more prone to calcium due to declining levels of estrogen, men are also at risk due to lifestyle and diet factors....

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