CoQ10 May Reduce Muscle Injuries

SubscribeButton-webmuscle injuriesAthletes of all levels may have a new nutritional ally in the fight against muscle fatigue and injury. A double-blind, placebo-controlled study published in the British Journal of Nutrition reported that elite Japanese kendo athletes who consumed coenzyme Q10 during 20 days of rigorous training had significantly lower levels of key markers associated with increased wear and tear of muscles, than those who did not supplement with CoQ10. Continue reading “CoQ10 May Reduce Muscle Injuries”

New Study Shows Pycnogenol Improves Osteoarthritis Symptoms

SubscribeButton-webarthritisMore 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, was shown to reduce all osteoarthritis symptoms by 56 percent. Continue reading “New Study Shows Pycnogenol Improves Osteoarthritis Symptoms”