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Collagen Peptides, Body Composition and Muscle Strength

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Collagen has been receiving more and more attention over the past couple of years, and rightfully so. Recent studies have shown there are many benefits of taking collagen peptide supplements, especially for premenopausal women.

Resveratrol and Enhanced Muscle in the Elderly

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Sarcopenia is the atrophy of skeletal muscle and is becoming a larger problem with the elderly population, leading to functional decline, and is associated with increased falls and immobility, acute and chronic illnesses, fatigue, and mortality. Find out how resveratrol can enhance the growth of muscle fibers by addressing the metabolic changes that contribute to sarcopenia and prevent the rapid development of the various health challenges associated with it.

Benefits of Collagen Peptides for Osteoarthritis

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I personally put collagen in my morning smoothie for skin, heart and muscular health. Here we learn a little more about the potential benefits of taking a collagen peptides supplement, especially if you have osteoarthritis!

Bacteriophage Supplementation and Your Gut

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Many people are looking to limit the use of antibiotics when possible. One promising alternative you may wish to consider is bacteriophages. Let's dig in and find out more about how they work to help support your gut microbiome!

Vitamin E and Your Eye Health

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Let's look into the Designs for Health vault to find out about two important fractions found in vitamin E - tocopherol and tocotrienol - and how they affect your eye health.

When Should You Take Gastrointestinal Supplements?

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There is a growing appreciation of the role of your gut in your overall health. In light of the fact that sensitivity of your small bowel to carbohydrate load, malabsorption and effects of chronic use of antacids can make your whole body an inflammatory mess, I thought a short review of the factors that most affect the absorption of the gastrointestinal supplements you take was in order.

What You Need to Know about Your Omega 3 Supplement

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Most families can find a bottle of Omega-3 in their medicine cabinet. But did you know that different kinds of Omega-3 offer different health benefits? Find out more about the different kinds of Omega-3 and effective dosing.

What You Need to Know about CoQ10 and Statins

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Many people are taking statins, but few know of its effects on CoQ10 levels and the potential problems that may arise. Find out more about how CoQ10 works, what role it plays in your body and the potential effects of statins on your overall health.

Acetyl L-carnitine and Depression

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Have you heard of acetyl L-carnitine (ALCAR)? ALCAR is commonly connected with weight loss, but it could have a significantly positive effect on patients with depression too. Find out more about optimizing your brain health here.