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2014-10-27

Zeaxanthin (and Lutein) for Cognitive Enhancement

We should all know by now the value of lutein and zeaxanthin for improving eye health. Recently, new evidence has been suggesting that it's great for cognitive health as well. This newly published study shows lutein and zeaxanthin may boost visual processing speed even in young people at their peak in cognition.

2014-10-24

Probiotics for Liver Health

Hey, why not... I'll finish this week with a probiotics/microbiome theme. According to this newly published scientific review, probiotics may have beneficial effects on the prevention--and treatment--of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and related conditions.

2014-10-22

Dietary Modulation of the Microbiome and Autoinflammatory Diseases

Since the only show I watch is the Bachelor/Bachelorette... :)
...I didn't know about David Garibaldi (was a contestant on America's Got Talent) until my partner showed me some videos. If you don't know who I'm talking about, you got to check him out. There are many portraits he's done, but for this post, I chose a person famously known for one of my favourite subjects.

Check out some of his other videos too. Incredible! Now back to the program...

Just like the last study I posted discussed how the food we eat can alter the intestinal microbiome, here is another one that showed one's diet may alter susceptibility to autoinflammatory bone disease by changing the intestinal bacteria balance.

2014-10-20

An Apple a Day, Will Make the Doctors Go Broke.

OMG... almost 2 months of travel for presentations and tradeshows, and now finally back to getting some new studies on this blog!

...and since the last study posted, I got my new iPhone 6. But this post isn't about Apple and my new phone. No. It's about the real apples--the kind you can eat.