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Astaxanthin -- The Eyes Have It

Astaxanthin -- The Eyes Have It 0

The average youth spends approximately 7.5 hours each day using entertainment media, but even that seems conservative if you calculate the amount of time youths and adults spend staring at smartphones each day. In addition to the various psychological and social consequences of unbalanced screen time, the electromagnetic radiation from screens has been shown to damage both the cornea and retina of the eye. 
Friendship and Feeling Alone

Friendship and Feeling Alone 0

You’ve got 400 Facebook “friends,” and 500 followers on Twitter. When you post a picture of your dinner, or of you having a drink poolside during your vacation, it’s guaranteed to get plenty of “likes” and shares. Technically, you have a wide social network. Human interaction with friends and strangers all over the world is at your fingertips. Not to mention, you’re surrounded by people at work, at the gym, the supermarket, on mass transit, and more. So why, then, do you sometimes feel completely alone?

Nutrients for Sun-Damaged Skin

Nutrients for Sun-Damaged Skin 0

Throughout the summer, many of us have spent endless hours outdoors, as nearly any favorite summer activity includes enjoying the warm weather and the brilliant sunshine, and there are, most likely, ample sun-filled days left to enjoy. However, summer’s coveted sunshine has a downside. Not only does it inflict more direct ultraviolet rays our way than in colder months, but these rays also cover a much greater surface area as we tend to expose our skin more during this season. The unfortunate result is damaged skin cells in need of nourishment and repair.
Rejuvenating Mitochondria with PQQ

Rejuvenating Mitochondria with PQQ 0

Mitochondrial insufficiency and dysfunction are contributing factors in many of the debilitating health conditions that burden individual families and national healthcare resources alike. Malfunctioning of these energy-producing organelles has been shown to cause or exacerbate the pathology and progression of cancerAlzheimer’s disease,Parkinson’s diseasemultiple sclerosis, and more.
Sleep Position May Influence Brain Health

Sleep Position May Influence Brain Health 0

Whether we hit the snooze button three times before getting out of bed for work, or we catch a quick catnap during the day, or we sleep in on the weekend to try and make up for sleep debt accumulated during the week, there’s no doubt: humans love to sleep. And for good reason. 
Men & Osteoporosis: Women’s World No More

Men & Osteoporosis: Women’s World No More 0

With so much education on bone health focused at older women, you might be surprised to learn that men of a certain age are also at high risk for osteoporosis.