Fasting

Is Fasting Right for Everyone?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Guest blog by Designs for Sport Pick up any popular magazine or click on a health headline and you’re more likely than not to find something about fasting. Fasting is all the rage right now, being touted as having anti-aging effects, facilitating fat loss, boosting mood and providing mental clarity and sharp cognition. Research even supports the use of intermittent […]

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Resveratrol

Resveratrol and Insulin Sensitivity

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guest blog from Designs For Health   Resveratrol is a polyphenol with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. It has been widely publicized for its cardiovascular, anti-carcinogenic, and anti-aging benefits.  Resveratrol activates sirtuins, which can increase insulin sensitivity and protect against oxidative damage. Previous research with resveratrol has demonstrated improvements in dysglycemia and insulin sensitivity; however,

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Led bulbs

LED Lights – Energy Savers Aren’t Always Health Savers

Reading Time: 3 minutes A guest Blog from Designs for Health Incandescent lighting has served to illuminate the spaces of mankind since Thomas Edison first patented the lightbulb in the late 19th century. After nearly 130 years of service, this faithful lighting technology has suddenly been forced into retirement to make way for the newer, energy-efficient light-emitting diodes (LED) lights.

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Healthy Fats

Study Finds No Link Between High Fat Diets And Cardiovascular Disease

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guest blog by Designs for Health Study demonstrates fat intake is associated with an overall lower mortality and a lower risk of cardiovascular disease The association between different macronutrients and their correlation with overall mortality and cardiovascular disease is controversial. Fat often gets a bad reputation in traditional medicine, although integrative functional medicine doctors and

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Curcumin

Curcumin Improves Lipid Profile In T2 Diabetics

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guest Blog by Designs For Health Study demonstrates curcuminoids increase HDL and lower lipoprotein(a) in type 2 diabetes patients There are only a few natural products that have demonstrated such a wide range of protective properties as curcumin. Turmeric has three main bioactive components, namely curcumin, desmethoxycurcumin and bisdemethoxycurcumin. These curcuminoids have many biological effects

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Omega 3

Can Omega-3 Save You From Brain Damage?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guest blog by Designs for Health Study demonstrates omega-3 supplementation attenuates microglial activation and inflammatory response from traumatic brain injury   The treatment of concussions and traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a clinical challenge. Medical treatments for post-concussion symptoms have consisted mainly of opiates for headaches, anti-depressants, anti-nauseas, anti-vertigo, stimulants, and other medications to increase

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Resveratrol

Resveratrol & Its Many Health Benefits

Reading Time: 2 minutes Guest blog by Designs for Health Resveratrol helps to improve arterial stiffness and reduce oxidative damage in diabetics   Resveratrol is a polyphenol with powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.  It has been widely publicized for its cardiovascular health benefits; however, there are few human studies in patients with atherosclerogenic diseases. Resveratrol activates sirtuins, which are

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Fish Oil

Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Blood Flow and Cognition

Reading Time: 2 minutes A recent study demonstrates omega-3 fatty acids increase blood flow to regions of the brain associated with cognition Guest Blog by Designs For Health   According to a recent study published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, by using neuroimaging, researchers were able to demonstrate increased blood flow in regions of the brain associated with

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