Astaxanthin Reported to Increase Immune Response!!!

Astaxanthin belongs to a group of compounds called carotenoids. While b-carotene is a vitamin A precursor, astaxanthin cannot be converted to vitamin A. In laboratory studies, ...
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Team Jordan Moves to Advanced Base Camp!!!

Note From Team Jordan: We are on a 48 hour countdown.  This means leaving Base Camp for the big trek to the foothill, then it’s on.  All in ...
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Children with Autism and Food Selectivity!!!

Autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) are a group of developmental disabilities that can cause significant social, communication and behavioral challenges with symptoms typically present before age 3 ...
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Hibiscus Tea Lowers Blood Pressure in Hypertensive Adults!!!

Hypertension is a type of cardiovascular disease characterized by elevation of blood pressure above the level considered normal for people of similar racial and environmental backgrounds. ...
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High Intake of Sodium and Kidney Function Decline!!!

The kidneys are two vital organs that keep the blood clean and chemically balanced.  Kidney disease can be detected through a spot check for protein or ...
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Interview With Jordan and Paul Romero As They Make Their Way To Everest Basecamp!!!

For those that are not aware of yet, Jordan Romero, along with his father Paul and Karen Lundgren departed last week to begin their journey to summit ...
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Omega-3 Effective in Weight Loss and Reducing Blood Pressure!!!

Omega-3 is an essential fatty acid that is deficient in the diets of many Americans. In the late 1970s, scientists learned that the native Inuits in ...
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Sodium Intake in Hypertensive Participants!!!

Sodium is one of the body's three major electrolytes (the other two being potassium and chloride). They exist as fully dissociated ions and are the main ...
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Good Luck Mark Fretta!!!

Mark Fretta is a client and really good personal friend.  He is racing in the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series in Seoul, Korea this Saturday ...
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Calcium and Vitamin D Supplementation Reduces Risk of Osteoporosis!!!

Osteoporosis is characterized by abnormally low bone mass, micro-architectural deterioration of bone tissue leading to increased bone fragility, and a consequent increase in fracture risk. The ...
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