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Author: Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

Sitting Harms Your Brain Health, Not Just Your Weight

Sitting Harms Your Brain Health, Not Just Your Weight

Researchers from the University of California (UCLA) have discovered that adults that spend more time sitting in the day had greater thinning of the medial temporal lobe, the area of the brain that is important for making new memories. The Study The small study included […]

Superfood Spotlight: Benefits of Beetroot

Superfood Spotlight: Benefits of Beetroot

📸: @culturekitty Beets are a powerful superfood. Its reddish-brown betalains are powerful antioxidants that protect the walls of arteries. Trimethylglycine detoxifies homocysteine; elevated homocysteine is implicated in clogged arteries. The natural nitrates create nitric oxide, responsible for healthy blood flow, heart and circulatory health, and […]

Boost your Immunity and Energy with NAC

Boost your Immunity and Energy with NAC

NAC, N-Acetyl Cysteine, is an amino acid that has powerful antioxidant properties. Clinical studies have proved its benefit for a variety of health purposes including the support of the liver and kidneys, respiratory health, and immune system function. However, many are unfamiliar with this amino […]

Why are you so tired? Here’s what you need to know about Nucleotides

Why are you so tired? Here’s what you need to know about Nucleotides

Why are you so tired? Because the power-plants inside your cells are old and wrinkly! Within each of your trillions of cells (with a few exceptions) there are tiny power plants called mitochondria. Some cells have a few hundred of these dynamos and some have […]

Flu Spotlight: What Jerry Hickey, R.Ph Wants You to Know

Flu Spotlight: What Jerry Hickey, R.Ph Wants You to Know

As the weather starts to get colder and the days start to feel shorter, cold and flu season slowly begins to creep up on us. Here are some tips and information on cold and flu season by Jerry Hickey, R. Ph. How is the virus […]

New Study: ALCAR Found Very Effective for Depression

New Study: ALCAR Found Very Effective for Depression

What is ALCAR? Acetyl L-Carnitine (ALCAR) is an absorbable form of the amino acid L-Carnitine, a naturally occurring amino acid that is synthesized in the liver and kidney. Like L-Carnitine, ALCAR produces energy in the mitochondria of the cell. Because it participates in energy metabolism, […]