Glutathione: The ‘Master Antioxidant’ That Your Body Needs

What Is Glutathione?

Glutathione is a small tripeptide molecule that’s made up of three amino acids: glutamate (aka glutamic acid), cysteine and glycine. It’s often labeled as the “master antioxidant” or “mother of all antioxidants,” as it helps recycle and maximize the function of other antioxidants, such as vitamin C, vitamin E, coenzyme Q10 and alpha-lipoic acid.4,5

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¿Qué funciones tiene la dopamina en mi cuerpo y cómo puedo aumentarla?

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Muchas veces se habla de la serotonina, de los beneficios sobre el estado de ánimo, de su función como antidepresivo, etc… Pero casi siempre se deja de lado a su “hermana”, la dopamina (decimos hermana porque la serotonina participa en la modulación de la función de la dopamina). Hoy vamos a contaros que funciones y beneficios tiene la dopamina y cómo podéis aumentar sus niveles.

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Five Natural Blood Thinners That Could Replace Warfarin

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If you’re on a blood thinner, it’s important to know that pharmaceuticals aren’t the only option. There are effective natural blood thinners as well. That said, it is extremely important that you consult your medical professional before deciding to stop taking any medication — or before taking natural blood thinners while also taking a blood thinning medication. Blood thinners like warfarin are prescribed to thin the blood and prevent blood clots that could lead to a stroke or heart attack, so whether or not it is wise to stop the medication entirely is a question for your doctor. Leer Más



Maior oxidação do cérebro e disfunção cognitiva associadas à deficiência de vitamina E

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Um artigo publicado no Journal of Nutritional Science and Vitaminology (2015) relata o resultado de um estudo realizado no Instituto de Tecnologia de Shibaura, Japão, sobre um aumento da disfunção cognitiva em camundongos com deficiência de vitamina E. Os animais que experimentaram deficiência de longo prazo exibiram um aumento na peroxidação lipídica do cérebro, indicando que uma falta contínua de vitamina E – um conhecido antioxidante – pode acelerar a oxidação do cérebro. Leer Más