Supplements

BCAA proteins

What are BCAAs: benefits, dosage, and FAQs

Protein supplements including whey protein and branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) can support muscle growth, enhance muscle synthesis, reduce muscle soreness, improve muscle recovery after resistance training and exercise. BCAA is a popular supplement of choice among athletes and sports enthusiasts to recover quickly after strenuous physical activity.  This article describes BCAA’s benefits, dosage, food sources, […]

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Natural supplements for high blood pressure

9 Best Natural Supplements for High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure or hypertension is a major health problem around the world and causes 7.5 million (12.8%) deaths per year (1). High blood pressure is a risk factor for diseases such as chronic heart disease, stroke, and coronary heart disease (2). Hypertension is defined as systolic blood pressure (SBP) of 140 mmHg or higher and

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What Is Lactoferrin: Benefits and Side Effects

What is Lactoferrin? Lactoferrin is an iron-binding glycoprotein from the transferrin protein family.  Lactoferrin can be found in many biological fluids including saliva, tears, reproductive fluids, and gastrointestinal fluids (1). It is also present in polymorphonuclear(PMNs) leukocytes and plays an important role in immune defense (2). High quantities of Lactoferrin are present in mammal colostrum

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