Consistent excessive alcohol consumption is known lead to a number of serious health issues, however according to a 2011 epidemiological study of eight Western European countries even consistent moderate consumption of alcohol may lead to an increased risk of developing cancer. Researchers believe that the increased risk may be due …
The liver is the body’s primary detoxifier and also performs over 300 critical metabolic functions. It is the metabolic processor for virtually all internal and external substances such as protein and cholesterol as well as external substances such as drugs, alcohol and environmental toxins. Its central role in transforming or …
Silibinin, also known as silybin, is the major extract of milk thistle and has been shown in studies to be effective in protecting against UV-induced skin cancer. Silibinin protects skin cells from UVB radiation and also helps to destroy precancerous skin cells that have been mutated from UVA radiation exposure.
Milk thistle (or silymarin) has been shown to protect liver function, prevent liver damage, and normalize elevated liver enzyme levels. Until now the bioavailability of silybin, the healing component of silymarin, has not been very high because it doesn’t dissolve well in water. Now researchers have found a way to …
There are a number of natural substances that may be effective in preventing or reducing the impact of heart irregularities such as ventricular fibrillation and ventricular tachycardia.
Some of the more common substances are shown below:
– grape seed extract
– green and white tea …