Vitamin D may benefit Crohn’s sufferers

The results of a study carried out by researchers at St James’s Hospital in Dublin have shown that vitamin D could improve intestinal barrier dysfunctions associated with Crohn’s disease (CD), a gastrointestinal condition characterized by inflammation. The researchers gave 27 subjects with CD in remission either 2,000iu of vitamin D daily for three months, or […]

July 10, 2015 Continue Reading

Green-lipped mussel extract may protect against muscle damage post-exercise

New research conducted by researchers from the University of Indiana-Bloomington and published in the Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition, has found that green-lipped mussel extract can suppress certain markers of muscle damage and inflammation that usually increase during exercise. The study set out to evaluate the effects of PCSO-524, a marine oil […]

March 13, 2015 Continue Reading

CRP levels reduced by glucosamine-chondroitin combo

A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found that levels of C-reaction protein (CRP) can be significantly reduced by a combination of glucosamine hydrochloride and chondroitin sulphate. The research, led by Dr Sandi Navarro PhD, studied 18 healthy but overweight subjects for 28 days, randomly assigning them a placebo or […]

March 13, 2015 Continue Reading