Pectin – Are apples an optibiotic?

2018-11-07T21:16:08+00:00

Pectin – Are apples an optibiotic? Apples, in addition to being rich in vitamins, minerals and other phytonutrients, also contain pectin, a soluble dietary fibre. As a functional prebiotic fibre, apple pectin helps to maintain beneficial intestinal microflora and enhance gastrointestinal health as well as reduce constipation. Pectin is proven to control diabetes [...]

Pectin – Are apples an optibiotic?2018-11-07T21:16:08+00:00

Avena sativa – Can glucan guard the body from cholesterol?

2018-11-07T21:16:08+00:00

Avena sativa – Can glucan guard the body from cholesterol? Avena sativa (oats) provides many health benefits including laxative properties, cholesterol reduction and absorption of prime minerals. Consumption of oats can reduce the absorption rate of fats and cholesterol in the small intestine. The possible explanation behind this mechanism is the binding of [...]

Avena sativa – Can glucan guard the body from cholesterol?2018-11-07T21:16:08+00:00

What can a Desert Detox Deliver?

2018-11-07T21:16:08+00:00

What can a Desert Detox Deliver?     Desert grown Cistanche has the reputaion as "desert ginseng"  and has a high medicinal value. Since 1980s, researchers in many countries have done a lot of research on the components of Cistanche. With the rapid advances in extraction, separation and identification of bioactive compounds, many [...]

What can a Desert Detox Deliver?2018-11-07T21:16:08+00:00

Psyllium – Feel free, feel full with fibre

2018-11-07T21:16:08+00:00

Psyllium – Feel free, feel full with fibre Psyllium is a partially soluble dietary fibre (more than 70%) and has become a popular source of fibre in many food and supplement products. In traditional medical therapy, psyllium is used to treat constipation, ulcers and hypertension. The United States Food and Drug Administration has said [...]

Psyllium – Feel free, feel full with fibre2018-11-07T21:16:08+00:00

Chromium ¬– How does a trace element support metabolism?

2018-11-07T21:16:08+00:00

How does a trace element support metabolism? Chromium is a necessary trace element used by the body and trivalent chromium is its most beneficial form. After studying a large number of cases, New York University researcher, Dr Berland pointed out that the lack of chromium in the body is associated with juvenile myopia. [...]

Chromium ¬– How does a trace element support metabolism?2018-11-07T21:16:08+00:00

Chitosan – Can nature’s best fat binder preserve your lean body mass?

2018-11-07T21:16:09+00:00

Chitosan – Can nature’s best fat binder preserve your lean body mass?  Chitin was discovered in 1821 by Henri Braconnot, director of the Botanical gardens in Nancy, France. He found a substance in fungi that is insoluble in sulfuric acid. He called it “Fungine”. It was the French scientist Rouget who first extracted [...]

Chitosan – Can nature’s best fat binder preserve your lean body mass?2018-11-07T21:16:09+00:00

Phaseolin – Can we have a guilt-free carb-loaded meal and still control calories?

2018-11-07T21:16:09+00:00

Can we have a guilt free carb loaded meal and still control calories? Phaseolin is a metabolite extracted from white kidney beans. The extraction retains the active component phaseolin and removes toxic substances. Phaseolin has a variety of pharmacological effects such as inhibition of digestive enzymes and potential anticancer effects. The term carbohydrates [...]

Phaseolin – Can we have a guilt-free carb-loaded meal and still control calories?2018-11-07T21:16:09+00:00

MagnoliaRelieve stress during day and rejuvenate with a restful night

2018-11-07T21:16:09+00:00

Magnolia – How extracts from a flowering tree can help with stress during the day and rejuvenate with a restful night Magnolia is a light-loving tree species in the Magnoliaceae family and grows in many parts of the world. Magnolia bark contains several biologically active compounds such as magnolol, honokiol, 4-o-methylhonokiol, obovatol and [...]

MagnoliaRelieve stress during day and rejuvenate with a restful night2018-11-07T21:16:09+00:00

Green tea-can-it-stimulate-metabolism-and-support-body-shaping

2018-09-07T14:15:23+00:00

Green tea – Can it stimulate metabolism and support body-shaping? Numerous studies in modern science have confirmed that tea contains biochemical components that are highly beneficial to human health. Green tea, scientifically known as Camellia sinensis is picked in spring and is not fermented, so more active ingredients are retained compared to other [...]

Green tea-can-it-stimulate-metabolism-and-support-body-shaping2018-09-07T14:15:23+00:00