Vitamin E is one of your most powerful fat-soluble vitamin which relies heavily on fat absorption to get sufficient blood levels. The majority of vitamin E is stored in your fat cells with smaller amounts found in the heart, muscles, reproductive organs, and the adrenal and pituitary glands. D-alpha-tocopherol is the natural form, and the […]
Can selenium help with men’s fertility? Infertility is a major clinical concern, affecting 15% of all reproductive age couples. It is a well-known fact that selenium helps out men with normal spermatogenesis; the production of sperm,* but how does it do this? Male factors, including decreased semen quality, are responsible for 25% of infertility cases. […]
Statistics show that 1.25 million deaths are caused by road traffic accidents per year, 3.5 million are caused by diabetes, and 7 MILLION are the consequence of air pollution. (Reference, 21 Lessons for the 21st Century by Yuval Noah Harari.) Shocked? Environmental pollutants are a global health problem, associated with the development of […]
We all need vitamin D, not only to live but to help prevent a variety of medical conditions and diseases including osteoporosis, depression, brain functioning problems, bowel inflammation and related issues. If people exposed their skin to daily sunlight there would be no need for a dietary or supplementary intake, however as our skin ages, […]
Hops have been known for their calming abilities for centuries. This is thought to be partly due to the xanthohumol it contains, which induces mental and physical wellbeing, and enables sound and healthful sleep*. Menopause, also known as the second puberty, is an important stage of women’s life associated with various complaints and distresses. Vasomotor […]
Aging is associated with a deregulation of biological systems that lead to an increase in oxidative stress, among other effects. Xanthohumol is the main preylated chalcone present in hops, whose antioxidative properties, amongst others, have been shown in recent years. In the most recent study published in the European Journal of Nutrition, the possible protective effects of xanthohumol on liver […]
Green tea may help maintain a healthy gut flora, and support good digestive function.
Curcumin, an extract from the spice turmeric, can help to control the inflammatory responses within the body.
Vitamin D can be absorbed through the diet, or made via sunlight on skin. It is one of the ingredients in Altruvita Happy Tum.
Good gut health is a vital part of your overall wellbeing.