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    October 23, 2019 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Study Finds Nitrosigine Increases Nitric Oxide Production

    Nitric oxide is a compound in the body that causes blood vessels to widen and stimulates the release of certain hormones, such as insulin and human growth hormone. Previous studies have found that citrulline malate may help increase nitric oxide...

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  • May 5, 2016 Emma McGowan

    Curcumin Linked With Improved Vascular Health

    Endothelial dysfunction may increase the risk of cardiovascular disease. A recent study suggests that taking an enhanced curcumin supplement may help improve vascular health in healthy people, as measured by flow-mediated dilation. Flow-mediated dilation (FMD) measures the ability of an...

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  • May 1, 2016 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Magnesium May Help Reduce Arterial Stiffness

    Magnesium is an essential mineral that is necessary for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body, and is needed for blood sugar management and healthy blood pressure. Now a new study has found that taking a magnesium citrate complex...

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  • June 17, 2013 Sarah McGowan-Freije

    Omega-3s Shown to Improve Heart Health of Smokers

    Among many other serious health issues, smoking cigarettes can cause heart problems. A recent study suggests that smokers can improve their endothelial cell functioning – and thereby reduce their risk of heart problems - by taking supplements of omega-3 essential...

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