New Study Shows Pycnogenol Improves Osteoarthritis Symptoms

More than 20 million Americans suffer from osteoarthritis, with half a million Americans having a total joint replacement each year. A new study published in the April 2008 edition (Volume 22, issue No 4) of the Journal of Phytotherapy Research shows Pycnogenol®, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, … Continue reading New Study Shows Pycnogenol Improves Osteoarthritis Symptoms

Have You Had This Talk With Your Doctor?

By Vice Chairman and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Carl Hastings If your doctor knew you had a health condition that puts you at increased risk for diabetes, cardiovascular disease, cancer, and many other chronic health conditions, would you expect him or her to discuss it with you? Would you ask questions about how to treat … Continue reading Have You Had This Talk With Your Doctor?

Science & Health Today: Blood Sugar Management

Seven Years of Blood Sugar Management with GlucAffect This November marks the 7th anniversary of Reliv’s GlucAffect® nutritional supplement launch. GlucAffect was developed to support healthy blood sugar levels and weight loss, indicators of metabolic syndrome which can lead to chronic diseases, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Research supports the effectiveness of the GlucAffect … Continue reading Science & Health Today: Blood Sugar Management

Fighting Chronic Inflammation: The Key to Prevention

What is Inflammation? We’ve all experienced acute inflammation — a cut, a bug bite, a burn, a sprained ankle, an allergic reaction, an infection. It’s the body’s way of protecting itself. Blood vessels near the damaged area constrict and then dilate to bring more blood to the area, making it redden and heat up. The … Continue reading Fighting Chronic Inflammation: The Key to Prevention

A Happy, Healthy Holiday in 5 Steps

Doesn’t it seem a cruel irony that the holiday season corresponds with cold and flu season? As the weather gets colder and the twinkle lights come out, we’re all hoping our immune systems are ready to fight the airborne assault of germs headed our way. Compounding the problem is all our indoor time without fresh … Continue reading A Happy, Healthy Holiday in 5 Steps

Inflammation and the Changing Face of Sports Nutrition

by Tina Van Horn, Research and Business Development Coordinator at SL Technology, Inc., a Reliv Company Redefining Sports Nutrition The term “sports nutrition” invokes images of buff gym rats lugging around kegs of protein powder, as well as lithe distance runners throwing back concoctions of carbs and electrolytes en route to the finish line. Yes, these … Continue reading Inflammation and the Changing Face of Sports Nutrition

Healthy Skin through a Healthy Lifestyle

    Staying out of the sun to prevent skin damage is a no-brainer, but there are many other common skin ailments that can occur during our lifetimes. Poor nutrition, lack of sleep and stress wreak havoc on the internal systems that present themselves externally via our skin health. These issues can lead to acne, … Continue reading Healthy Skin through a Healthy Lifestyle

Reliv Launches LunaRich Super Pack

    Proven Effective A University of Missouri study of pigs supplemented daily with Reliv Now® and LunaRich X™ for eight weeks showed significant improvement in biomarkers associated with cardiovascular and metabolic health. Circulating free fatty acids, linked to obesity and metabolic syndrome, decreased by 65%. The hormones leptin and adiponectin, which play a key … Continue reading Reliv Launches LunaRich Super Pack

Is Your Skin Ready for More Time Outdoors?

    As we look forward to warmer weather and enjoying more time outside, it is wise to first consider what that means for our health, especially our skin. While sunlight, or more specifically its ultraviolet B rays, is important for boosting our skin cells’ ability to produce vitamin D, it is only needed in … Continue reading Is Your Skin Ready for More Time Outdoors?