Saffron (Crocus sativus L.) is a spice that has been cultivated for over 3,500 years for cooking, fragrance, dying cloth, and medicinal purposes.1 While saffron is a native plant of Southeast Asia, it was first cultivated by the Greeks. Recently, there has been a flurry of research that has validated its potential to lower the [...]
White Kidney Bean Extract (Phaseolus vulgaris) is a strange ingredient that is now commonly used in supplements for weight loss. Weight loss supplements that contain this ingredient act as a carbohydrate or starch blocker. They help block alpha-amylase enzymes, the enzymes that digest the starches into more simple sugars from breaking down the starches or [...]
How to Lose Over 12 Pounds in 28 Days…. African Mango has long been a staple of the Cameroon rain-forest tribes diet. It was the remarkable health and lean physiques of these people that brought the African Mango to the attention of the scientific community. The results of the studies performed on the extract showed [...]
The importance of highly concentrated purified Omega-3 for pregnant women and their unborn babies.
The advantages of taking omega 3 during pregnancy are numerous with important effects being noted in the health of both the mother and the developing child. Omega-3 supplementation has been shown to reduce the risk of asthma in children, pre-term labor [...]
There has been is much debate over the years about the true benefits of the Omega Oils. The possible dangers of Omega-6 have led to increased recommendation for Omega-3 supplementation and dietary changes to improve the 3:6 ratio in your body. Recent research suggests that Omega-6 may have detrimental effects on heart health and inflammation, [...]