Benefits of Polyphenol Compound

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Polyphenols are phytochemicals, meaning compounds found abundantly in natural plant food sources that have antioxidant properties. There are over 8,000 identified polyphenols found in foods such as tea, wine, chocolates, fruits, vegetables, and extra virgin olive oil,1just to name a few. Polyphenols play an important role in maintaining your health and wellness. Antioxidants as a group help protect the cells in …

What is Diabetes

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Diabetes is a chronic disease that happens when your blood glucose  is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from consumed food. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get into your cells to be used for energy. Sometimes your body doesn’t make enough—or any—insulin or doesn’t use insulin well. Glucose …

What is Cancer

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Cancer is the name given to a collection of related diseases. In all types of cancer, some of the body’s cells begin to divide without stopping and spread into surrounding tissues.Cancer can start almost anywhere in the human body, which is made up of trillions of cells. Normally, human cells grow and divide to form new cells as the body …

What Is Gout?

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Gout is a form of inflammatory arthritis that develops in some people who have high levels of uric acid in the blood. The acid can form needle-like crystals in a joint and cause sudden, severe episodes of pain, tenderness, redness, warmth and swelling. What Are The Stages of Gout? There are several stages of gout: Asymptomatic hyperuricemia is the period prior …