CoQ10 study shows protective muscle benefit for pro athletes

The antioxidant nutrient CoQ10 is probably most recognized as a supplement for middle-aged and elderly people. This is because its best known health benefits include cardiovascular, neurological and infertility support. However, new research is highlighting the fact...

Vitamin C shown to increase critical muscle mass as we age

Most people think of Vitamin C as the go-to nutrient for immune support. Consumers are less aware of the importance of Vitamin C for building and maintaining muscle. Though it has been a popular tool for body builders and other athletes for a number of years, it is...

Is supplementary magnesium necessary? Dismal statistics say yes

Is it necessary to include the mineral magnesium to your daily supplement regimen? Many nutrient guidelines state that megnesium is one mineral we don’t need to supplement because we get more than enough from our diet; however, many nutritional experts today...

Muscle nutrient creatine also shown to support immune cells

Millions of health consumers use creatine for its muscle support properties; however, most are unaware that creatine’s circulation-promoting properties also benefit the immune system. Now a new study conducted at University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) is...

Vitamin C protects body’s gut-to-liver vitamin transfer function

A new study has revealed that low vitamin C levels impair the “gut to liver” transfer of vitamin E. This biological function is crucial when the body is experiencing times of inflammation. The research was conducted at Oregon State University and published...