Tag: antioxidants

What we can learn from the Chinese and their ancient herbs for nearly every ailment!

Chinese medicine is based on a system called yin and yang. That is, every process in the body, every symptom, and every disease has a strategy and a specific herbal medication that complements it [...]

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The best way to kick off your kidney protection plan

Some of the studies looked at more than one of these at one time. For instance, a 2005 study found that treatment with both vitamins C and E can improve renal dysfunction, lessen renal injury, [...]

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Put the brakes on ageing… and jump-start your body’s natural healing process… with the world’s simplest antioxidant

They say that the best answers are sometimes the simplest ones – and that couldn’t be more true when it comes to antioxidants. You’ve heard plenty about antioxidants over the years, and how [...]

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Herbs and phytochemicals with the power to prime – A new insight into herbal antioxidants: Part 2

What are the key herbs/ phytochemicals with Nrf2/ARE priming activity? The research has focused on just a few key ones: sulforaphane from broccoli (especially the sprouts), curcumin from [...]

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Antioxidants – have we had it wrong all along? A new insight into herbal antioxidants: Part 1

We all know about antioxidants. They are the good things in our diet that protect us against the evils of damage caused by free radicals. However, recently in both scientific circles and consumer [...]

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