COQ10 SUPPLEMENTATION MAY IMPROVE EJECTION FRACTION

CoQ10 (ubiquinone) is an antioxidant that has been used to help improve functional status during congestive heart failure (CHF). Congestive heart failure is a condition in which the heart’s pumping power is weaker than normal. As a result, the...

FEW MEET THE DEFINITION OF OPTIMAL HEART HEALTH

A study published in the American Heart Association (AHA) journal Circulation demonstrates that very few Americans may be meeting the American Heart Association’s criteria for good heart health. Data was gathered from 1,933 men and women aged 45 to 75...

WHOLE FRUIT VERSUS FRUIT JUICE: YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT (AND DRINK)

That’s an old adage. But what does it really mean? Basically, everything that makes up your physical body came in through your mouth. You are literally made-up of the things you consume—the good, the bad, and the ugly. So the...

AN INTRODUCTION TO INCELLIGENCE TECHNOLOGY®

USANA InCelligence Technology® is intelligent supplement design. It’s a nutritional technology—not a single product or a product line. InCelligence is a platform for creating products that support optimal cellular health through a natural process called cell signaling.* This technology utilizes molecular...

CAN FITNESS BANDS IMPROVE MY HEALTH?

The very first activity tracker was created hundreds of years ago. It was based on a mechanical watch of the time and was used to count steps. Fast forward to today and there are hundreds of different options that...

FISH OIL SUPPLEMENTATION INCREASES JOINT RANGE OF MOTION AND DIMINISHES MUSCLE SORENESS AND STRENGTH...

A double-blind placebo controlled study included 24 young health men who consumed either a fish oil supplement (600 mg EPA and 260 mg DHA) or a placebo for eight weeks prior to the exercise. After 8 weeks of supplementation, the...

REGULAR EXERCISE IS ASSOCIATED WITH A REDUCED OCCURRENCE OF THE COMMON COLD

Upper Respiratory Tract Infections (URTI) can be caused by more than 200 different viruses, and it is estimated that the U.S. population suffers more than one billion colds a year (2-4 per average adult, 6-10 per average child). A...

WHAT IS CELL SIGNALING?

Cells are smart. Cells receive and process signals that originate outside their borders in order to respond to changes in their environment. Cells aren’t just targets, they send messages as well as receive them. What kind of signals do cells...

Vitamin D Deficiency: The Truth Revealed

So this one time I wrote a super cool blog post about vitamin D. It was a pretty thorough explanation of this important micronutrient, but looking back, I think it might be more beneficial to talk about those with a vitamin...

Hidilyn Diaz – Weightlifter – Finds a Worthy partner in Olympic Dream

World-class weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz recently was the blessed rain that ended the Olympics medal drought the Philippines has suffered for 20 years. She made history when she brought home the silver in the women's 53-kg weightlifting division of the...