Normal Cholesterol Levels


Before we talk about normal cholesterol levels, we should take about what is cholesterol, and try to understand the differences between total cholesterol, LDL, HDL and triglycerides! What is cholesterol? Cholesterol is a yellowish fatty substance and is one of the essential ingredients of the body. Our bodies make cholesterol in our liver and we […]

80% of Diabetic Patients Will Die of This Event


80% of diabetic patients will die of an atherosclerotic event such as heart attack or a stroke. (According to medical journals (1,2)) That is an amazing statistic. That means that if you are a diabetic, you have an 80% chance that you will die from an event caused by atherosclerosis. So what is atherosclerosis and […]

Benefits of Quercetin


Quercetin belongs to a group of plant pigments called flavonoids that give many fruits, flowers, and vegetables their color. Flavonoids, such as quercetin, are antioxidants — they scavenge damaging particles in the body known as free radicals, which damage cell membranes, tamper with DNA, and even cause cell death. Antioxidants can neutralize free radicals and […]

Carnitine and its Benefits


Carnitine is a natural occurring substance, an amino acid, which helps the body convert fat into energy. Your body makes it in the liver and kidneys and stores it in the skeletal muscles, heart, brain, and sperm. Here’s how it works: After you ingest L-carnitine, it travels to your gut, and intestinal bacteria converts the […]

Lower risk of Leukemia


The journal of Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers & Prevention published an article that reveals a connection between taking garlic, grape and multivitamin supplements and a lower risk of hematologic malignancies, including Hodgkin and non-Hodgkin lymphomas, leukemia and myeloma. In detail, there was a study called the VITamins And Lifestyle (VITAL) study, which was created to evaluate […]

Pleural Effusion


What is Pleural Effusion? Let’s start with some basics so we best understand what is pleural effusion. The pleura is a very thin membrane that surrounds the surface of the lungs and the inside of the chest wall in the lungs area. Under normal conditions a small amount of watery fluid exists in the pleural […]

Probiotic Strains


What are Probiotics? Probiotics are good bacteria! We all need them for good health.   Who should take probiotics? Almost evearyone can benefit from probiotics, but especially those that are: Have taken a lot of antibiotics Those that have infections or are prone to infections Those that have difficulties with digestion Diarrhea Promote vaginal health […]

The Blood Glucose Level You Think is Normal Might Be Killing You


What is Glucose? Our body’s primary source of energy is glucose or sugar. All of our cells use it. The body does not function when there is not enough glucose in our body. Glucose is transported from the intestines or liver to body cells via the bloodstream, and is made available for cell absorption via […]