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How can lutein improve vision?

Lutein is a carotenoid with anti-inflammatory properties. This beneficial vitamin is believed to protect the eyes against cataracts, age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and UV damage. One double-blind study of older adults found that lutein reduced the risk of AMD, the leading cause of reduced vision and blindness in the U.S. So how can lutein improve […]

What foods contain niacinamide riboside?

What is niacinamide riboside? Niacinamide riboside is the precursor of NAD+, and is present in large amounts in cow milk. While this compound is good for the eyes, it can be dangerous for the liver. It became a popular ingredient in anti-aging products in 2013 when Dr. Sinclair published a study that showed that mice […]

Is alpha-lipoic acid an anti inflammatory?

One study showed that Alpha Lipoic Acid improved glucose control in diabetic neuropathy and decreased insulitis in mice. Another study conducted in the same lab found that it could prevent NF-kappaB activation in human T cells. Its effect on a diabetic neuropathy may lead to weight loss and improved glucose control. However, Alpha Lipoic Acid […]

What’s the eurycoma longifolia good for male?

Eurycoma longifolia, also known as Tongkat Ali, is a wild shrub plant that grows in the pristine tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia near the equator. It is highly sought after in Southeast Asia for its magical properties and has been used for centuries as a nourishing tonic to prolong life. Clinical trials conducted by the […]

How the ferulic acid benefits for your skin?

Ferulic acid, with the chemical name known as 4-hydroxy-methoxy cinnamic acid, is a common phenolic acid in plants. Angelica, ligusticum chuanxiong, equisetum, cohosh and other traditional Chinese medicine contain ferulic acid, is one of the cinnamic acid derivatives. Of course, ferulic acid rarely exists in a free state in plants, but mainly exists in the […]

Health benefits of moringa leaf

Moringa(oleifera) is a fast-growing tree of the family Moringa, also refereed as moringa, drumstick tree, horseradish tree, or ben oil tree. The tree is a drought-resistant, fast-growing native of the Indian subcontinent. Moringa tree leaves, flowers, tender pods, seeds can be eaten directly; Moringa root powder is one of the ingredients used to make curry […]

The benefits and side effect of red chinese wolfberry

The red chinese wolfberry, as referred as GOJI or lycium barbarum, lycium chinense, is a fruit grown throughout China. It has been used for thousands of years as a tonic and is now a common addition to Chinese cooking. Its health benefits are based on TCM principles, but modern Chinese cooks often use the berries […]

The uses of marigold(tagetes erecta) extract

Marigold is a 1-year-old herb of genus Marigold, Compositae, originating in Mexico. Its stem is stout and erect, and its head is solitary, yellow to orange. A tender herbaceous annual that produces large flowerheads, Marigold is a popular garden plant. These days, many cultivars are available as triploid F1 hybrids, which combine the large African […]

Benefits of black garlic extract

Black garlic is a kind of food made from fresh garlic, which is fermented in a fermentation box with high temperature and humidity for 60 ~ 90 days and then pasteurized. When fermented, the whole clove turns from white to black or deep brown color, hence the name black garlic. The fermented garlic changes dramatically […]

Which vegetable contains more protein?

A wide range of plant-based foods is high in protein and is an excellent source of complete protein. Some of these sources include nuts, legumes, seeds, grains, and vegetables. Potatoes, for example, are high in protein, and some vegetables, such as kale, broccoli, asparagus, and mushrooms, contain protein. You can also find bread made from […]