Quercetin: Moving beyond immune support

For centuries, plants have been used for their therapeutic properties. Quercetin is one of many powerful plant-based bioflavonoids known for immune support, but its benefits extend far beyond that. What is quercetin? Quercetin is a flavonol, one of six subclasses of plant pigments called flavonoids which give many fruits, vegetables [...]

2021-05-20T16:53:34+00:00May 14th, 2021|Aging, Allergies, CanPrev, Health, Heart Health, Mind & Memory|0 Comments

Differences and Benefits of Vitamin K1 vs. K2

In Nutrient Spotlight: The Science Behind Vitamin K2, we covered the discovery of the Vitamin K family, its overall function in the body, and brief differences between MK-4 and MK-7. Now, let's dive deeper into how vitamin K1 differs from K2, why deficiency is hard to detect, and why this nutrient [...]

Cholesterol and Women’s Heart Health: What you need to know

As a woman, are you committed to living a heart-healthy lifestyle? While we might think of older men when we hear “heart problems”, research tells us it's time for women to look after their hearts, too. According to the Heart Research Institute, heart disease is the number one cause of [...]

Magnesium and Cardiovascular Conditions

Blood clotting (intravascular thrombosis, heart attacks and strokes) Clotting is a normal response to blood vessel damage. When a blood vessel wall is damaged, tiny blood cells called platelets activate. These platelets adhere to a damaged surface and release sealing agents like fibrin. Magnesium regulates the activation of these platelets [...]

2020-01-06T16:47:51+00:00November 2nd, 2017|Aging, CanPrev, Health, Heart Health, Supplements|0 Comments