Archive for the ‘Inflammation’ Category

 

Astaxanthin: Why It’s Not Your Ordinary Antioxidant

Posted on May 27th, 2012 by author  |  7 Comments »

Did you know that creatures such as shrimp, crabs, lobsters, salmon, and flamingos are not naturally red or pink? They get their pink hue from a carotenoid called astaxanthin – often found in the microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis. Apart from being a pigment, astaxanthin is also becoming known as one of the world’s most powerful antioxidants […]

 
 

8 Ways to Avoid Chronic Inflammation

Posted on September 11th, 2009 by admin  |  10 Comments »

Inflammation is a normal and beneficial process which occurs when your body’s white blood cells and chemicals protect you from foreign invaders like bacteria and viruses. You need a certain level of inflammation in order to stay healthy, natural health expert Joseph Mercola explains. However, inflammation can get out of hand and spell trouble for […]