SUPPLEMENTATION

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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Zinc and Immune System

Zinc Deficiency, Immune Response & Inflammation

Reading Time: 2 minutes A guest Blog by Designs for Health Zinc is where it’s at! Zinc has a long history known as the mineral of the immune system. New research from Oregon State University demonstrated that it appears to affect how the immune system responds to inflammation. A zinc deficiency may play a role in chronic diseases that involve …

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Serotonin

Vitamin D and Fish Oil Control Brain Serotonin

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Guest Blog by Designs for Health Fish Oil and Vitamin D – The Serotonin Power Team Many studies have demonstrated that fish oils and vitamin D help improve cognitive function, but what exactly is the mechanism of action? In an article just published in FASEB Journal, serotonin is described as the possible missing link, explaining …

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HCl, stomach acid, digest, absorb

HCl: You Are Not What You Eat, But What You Absorb!

Reading Time: 8 minutes We’ve always been told that we are what we eat. But if you go a bit further, you’ll understand that we are actually what we absorb. Nowadays we have much less nutrients inside our cells than our grandparents. Modern agricultural systems and lower stomach acid levels (HCl) are two of the main reasons.   The …

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