Articles that give you the facts about nutrition, not a sales pitch. We research the information from published articles, break it down, and present the facts in a simplified no nonsense way that can benefit your health.
As most of you know, I am very skeptical and hesitant when it comes to recommending supplements without proven efficacy or sound clinical need. However, I stumbled upon a few research articles surrounding a form of vitamin B3 called nicotinamide riboside (NR) that intrigued me to a point where I have added it to my […]
This everyday food packs a bigger punch than you might realize. Research shows that garlic can help lower cholesterol, triglycerides, and blood pressure. There are many other therapeutic properties of garlic, but for this article, I will focus on the lipid lowering benefits of garlic. Garlic has been shown to lower cholesterol in both healthy […]
Continuing our cholesterol reducing topic, pantethine is the active form of Vitamin B5 and has significant lipid-lowering activity also. 900 mg of pharmaceutical grade pantethine has been shown to reduce LDL (bad cholesterol) by 21%, triglycerides by 32%, and raise HDL (good cholesterol) by 23%.1 Pantethine is especially good for patients with diabetes. The benefits […]