Creatine supplementation has the ability to function in a manner similar to antidepressant

Recent work shows that creatine supplementation has the ability to function in a manner similar to antidepressant drugs and can offset negative consequences of stress. Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Mol Neurobiol. 2011 Oct;44(2):136-41. Epub 2011 Mar 12. A potential role for creatine in drug abuse? D'Anci KE, Allen PJ, Kanarek RB. Source Department of Psychology, Tufts … Continue reading Creatine supplementation has the ability to function in a manner similar to antidepressant

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Study provides evidence of the neuroprotective capacity of creatine in the hypoxic perinatal brain

Study provides evidence of the neuroprotective capacity of creatine in the hypoxic perinatal brainAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govNeuroscience. 2011 Oct 27;194:372-9. Epub 2011 Jun 1.A maternal diet supplemented with creatine from mid-pregnancy protects the newborn spiny mouse brain from birth hypoxia.Ireland Z, Castillo-Melendez M, Dickinson H, Snow R, Walker DW.SourceRitchie Centre for Baby Health Research, Monash Institute … Continue reading Study provides evidence of the neuroprotective capacity of creatine in the hypoxic perinatal brain

Orlistat Helpful in Fat and Metabolic Disease?

These findings suggest that over-the-counter 60 mg orlistat, in combination with the type of advice a subject could expect to be given when obtaining 60 mg orlistat in a community setting, does indeed result in potentially clinically beneficial changes in body composition and risk factors for metabolic diseases.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govEur J Clin Nutr. 2011 Jun 22. doi: … Continue reading Orlistat Helpful in Fat and Metabolic Disease?

New study Lap band => DECREASE in PYY => May drive patients to try to eat more!!!

The satiety hormone peptide YY as a regulator of appetite. More PYY => Less Food Eaten New study Lap band => DECREASE in PYY => May drive patients to try to eat more!!! PYY reduction in obese subjects is associated with decreased satiety and increased food intake. Obese subjects have a PYY deficiency that reduces … Continue reading New study Lap band => DECREASE in PYY => May drive patients to try to eat more!!!

Citrulline improves protein synthesis

The effects of Citrulline were tested in feeding malnourished rats and in healthy volunteers fed a low-protein diet. ** Citrulline improves protein synthesis ** Citrulline is very efficiently transported into enterocytes and escapes hepatic uptake.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govClin Nutr. 2010 Oct;29(5):545-51. Epub 2010 Aug 16.The 2009 ESPEN Sir David Cuthbertson. Citrulline: a new major signaling molecule … Continue reading Citrulline improves protein synthesis

Therapeutic role of creatine

Therapeutic role of creatine Recent findings have indicated that Cr supplementation has a therapeutic role in several diseases characterized by atrophic conditions, weakness, and metabolic disturbances (i.e., in the muscle, bone, lung, and brain). Accordingly, there has been an evidence indicating that Cr supplementation is capable of attenuating the degenerative state in some muscle disorders … Continue reading Therapeutic role of creatine

Yikes, Seriously? New Fecal Replacement?

Yikes, Seriously? New Fecal Replacement?Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govMucosal Immunol. 2011 Jan;4(1):4-7. Epub 2010 Dec 8.Therapeutic transplantation of the distal gut microbiota.Khoruts A, Sadowsky MJ.Department of Medicine, Center for Immunology, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. khoru001@umn.eduAbstractAlthough it is generally accepted that the distal gut microbiota are relatively stable in healthy adult individuals, a collapse of the … Continue reading Yikes, Seriously? New Fecal Replacement?

The Bacteria in Your Gut; Good/Bad

The Bacteria in Your Gut; Good/Bad Keys to both Health and Many DiseasesAmplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govPhysiol Rev. 2010 Jul;90(3):859-904.Gut microbiota in health and disease.Sekirov I, Russell SL, Antunes LC, Finlay BB.Michael Smith Laboratories, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, The University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.AbstractGut microbiota is an assortment of microorganisms inhabiting the length … Continue reading The Bacteria in Your Gut; Good/Bad

Ally / Orlistat LowersWweight, BP and LDL Cholesterol

Ally / Orlistat LowersWweight, BP and LDL Cholesterol blocks absorption of ~25% of ingested fat and has ~85% of the efficacy of the 120-mg dose for weight loss.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govExpert Opin Pharmacother. 2007 Aug;8(11):1733-42.Orlistat for the management of overweight individuals and obesity: a review of potential for the 60-mg, over-the-counter dosage.Anderson JW.Endocrine Division, Department of … Continue reading Ally / Orlistat LowersWweight, BP and LDL Cholesterol

CoQ10 improves endurance and has an antifatigue effect.

CoQ10 improves swimming endurance and has an antifatigue effect.Amplify’d from http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.govJ Med Food. 2010 Feb;13(1):211-5.Antifatigue effect of coenzyme Q10 in mice.Fu X, Ji R, Dam J.Department of Women's and Children's Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden. goodchina@yahoo.comAbstractThe aim of this study was to investigate whether coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) has an antifatigue effect in … Continue reading CoQ10 improves endurance and has an antifatigue effect.