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The Benefits of Ginkgo Extract in Healthy People

April 30, 2011 – 1:30 am | 2,315 views

If asked to name the top 5 or 10 herbs and phytomedicines that are the most clinically tested, most knowledgeable herb researchers would most likely include the standardized extract of ginkgo leaf (Ginkgo biloba) as …

Resveratrol shows anti-diabetes potential

April 26, 2011 – 5:40 pm | 1,936 views

Daily supplements of resveratrol may improve how the human body responds to insulin, the hormone responsible for sugar and fat metabolism, Hungarian researchers report for the first time.
According to …

Açaí – Pulp versus Juice – which is better?

April 25, 2011 – 10:40 am | 2,307 views

Modern Research
Although several in vitro and animal studies have been conducted, few human clinical trials have been performed to support the antioxidant and other claimed properties of the açaí berry.
One recent human study evaluated the pharmacokinetics …

Rooibos Tea: Antioxidant and Antimutagenic Properties

April 21, 2011 – 11:30 am | 2,243 views

Antioxidants are hot topics in the health news these days, and an herbal tea called rooibos (pronounced ROY-boss) is becoming popular partly because it is being marketed as a healthy beverage with high levels of …