Friday, August 22, 2014
Just as eyelids, jowls, breasts, bellies and chins sag with the aging process, apparently so does our ocular surface tissue.The somewhat intimidating term used to describe yet another aging event is called conjunctivochalasis.
Friday, August 15, 2014
Flavonoids, also called bioflavonoids and classified as phytochemicals, were once called vitamin P, based on the clinically suggested effect they have on the permeability of capillaries. Unfortunately, that name fell out of favor a number of years ago.
Friday, August 08, 2014
Biosyntrx walks our talk about the role dietary intake, daily exercise and passion for something plays in full body health, disease prevention and doing whatever we can to help lower the cost of health care.
Friday, July 25, 2014
The chemicals of life act in balanced concert with one another. Only after the baseline of essential nutrients is met on a daily basis is it considered completely safe to add individual nutrients in higher amounts for therapeutic purposes.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Peer-reviewed journals continue to publish a number of studies that discuss vascular endothelial grrowth factor (VEGF), a glycoprotein that acts as a growth factor specific to endothelial cells that line the entire circulatory system from the heart to the smallest capillary in the eye and brain.
Friday, June 27, 2014
Proteins are the building blocks of the human body. They are about 80 percent of the dry weight of muscle, 70 percent of the dry weight of skin, and 90 percent of blood. They are responsible for transporting all molecules into and out of cells.
Friday, June 20, 2014
A study published in the International Journal of Tryptophan Research by Drs. Adrian Williams and Robin Dunbar of the Institute for Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK, suggests that meat eating was a game changer for human evolution, including brain development. They also suggest that lack of meat can cause deficiencies of nicotinamide (NAD), which is also know as niacin (vitamin B3) and tryptophan, necessary for brain health and energy.
Friday, June 13, 2014
This week's member correspondence from the Washington DC-based Council for Responsible Nutrition suggests that just because National Osteoporosis Month has come to an end doesn’t mean we can disregard the importance of bone health and strategies for keeping our bones at their strongest. We need to do things year-round, such as participating in weight-bearing exercises, eating nutrient-rich foods and adding appropriate supplements when our diet falls short.
Friday, June 06, 2014
Vitamin B12 deficiency is a common condition in the elderly, as well as in many of us over the age of 50. It is repeatedly overlooked in spite of multiple clinical manifestations that affect the blood, neurological, gastrointestinal, and cardiovascular systems, as well as skin and mucous membranes.
Thursday, May 29, 2014
While Biosyntrx supports a limited amount of omega-3 fatty acid EPA and DHA intake from fish oil, we believe it’s important to discuss the growing amount of science that questions excessive fish oil intake.