Xanthohumol has shown to lowers cholesterol, blood sugar and weight gain in lab tests


Oregon State University conducted a study that identified specific intake levels of xanthohumol, which is a natural flavonoid that is found in hops, significantly improve some markers of metabolic syndrome in lab animals, while also reducing weight gain. A special issue of Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics published these findings, which focus on “Polyphenols and … Read more

Fun In The Sun


Preventing overexposure and sunburn Late last year, Time magazine released its annual list of top inventions. You may not need the number one pick, a retail DNA test (on which you can learn more here), and you may not have the funds for its runner-up, the $100,000 sporty electric  Tesla Roadster, but chances are, number 44, … Read more