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Botanicals, Healthy Aging

Turmeric: A Golden Remedy for Musculoskeletal Health

Curcuminoids, the famous active compounds from turmeric, deliver benefits for joint health and exercise recovery Liquid gold. Golden milk. That brilliant saffron-hued spice. We hear a lot about turmeric these days—also known as Curcuma longa—a member of the ginger family, and native of Southeast Asia.[1] Valued for its brilliant hue and distinctive spicy-bitter flavor,…

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Botanicals, Healthy Aging

The Science Behind Some Liver-Loving Herbs: Milk Thistle and Berberine to the Rescue!

Protecting the body against excesses and toxins associated with daily living There are many herbs with a history of use for supporting liver function and metabolic regulation with exposure to toxins or excessive consumption of alcohol or food. Modern analytical techniques and clinical studies have helped us to further understand the potential health benefits…

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Botanicals, Immune Support

Fucoidan: A Potent Seaweed Extract with Immune-Supportive Benefits

PhD chemist Helen Fitton discusses the health benefits of complex seaweed-derived compounds known as fucoidans Nutrition In Focus recently had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Helen Fitton, PhD. She is chief scientist for Marinova Pty Ltd, a biotechnology company in Tasmania, Australia, which is dedicated to the development and manufacture of active biological…

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