Monthly Archives: November 2016

Gluthathione benefits: One woman, female hiker hiking alone on mountain, sunny autumn day.

Glutathione benefits: advantages of the master antioxidant

Glutathione is a potent antioxidant found in both animals and plants. Often known as the “master antioxidant”, the benefits of glutathione include the ability to recycle other antioxidants such as vitamins C and E, alpha lipoic acid and CoQ10. The most abundant free radical scavenger synthesized in humans, there is a wealth of evidence which demonstrates glutathione’s status to be significant in a number of acute and chronic diseases.

In this blog, we take a brief look at the biosynthesis and function of glutathione and its specific roles in a plethora of different areas of health and health conditions. We will also examine facts that influence glutathione depletion and ways to increase our levels and benefit our health.

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Last updated on 2nd February 2023 by cytoffice

In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

In this week’s article we provide our usual monthly roundup of some of the most recent health and nutrition related articles to be in the news, five items comprising:

  • Vitamin D3 supplements shown to significantly improve autism symptoms
  • Imaging technique measures toxicity of Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s proteins
  • Early life nutrition builds brain resilience to extreme stress
  • Weight gain driven by gut bacteria’s ‘memory’ of obesity, says study
  • Scientists study link between unhealthy pregnancy diet and ADHD

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Last updated on 16th March 2017 by cytoffice

Nutrients required for female fertility

To follow on from last week’s blog ‘male fertility and mitochondrial function’, this blog is focusing on female fertility. Low fertility, which is thought to effect one in six couples trying to conceive, can be a heart breaking and very stressful situation. Often there is no decisive causative factor leading to infertility or subfertility.

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Last updated on 1st June 2018 by cytoffice

Mitochondrial function and male fertility

Mitochondria are organelles inside every cell which are responsible for energy production, they are essential for all living processes. In this week’s article, we are discussing the importance of mitochondria for male fertility. It is thought that infertility, or subfertility, affects 6% of men aged between 16 and 50. This blog will explore the factors which contribute to low fertility and how you can support mitochondrial function to promote sperm production.

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Last updated on 10th November 2016 by cytoffice

In the News – Health and Nutrition Research

In this week’s article we provide our usual monthly roundup of some of the most recent health and nutrition related articles to be in the news, four items comprising:

  • Kids with vitamin D deficiency more likely to develop asthma: 10 year study
  • Landmark chronic fatigue trial could treat two-thirds
  • Test cholesterol of one-year-olds to prevent early heart attacks, study suggests
  • High resting heart rate and blood pressure linked to later mental health disorders

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Last updated on 2nd November 2016 by cytoffice