Nutracon was a great success again this year; I always appreciate the intimate environment (compared to the zoo that Expo West is) and loved learning about the new trends (innovation vs reduction nutrition), new science (probiotics, moving along!), and new challenges facing the industry (making sure R&D and marketing come together – is that a … Read more Report from Nutracon
The art on my website is the creation of one of my favorite artists, Kaoru Mansour. Her work is a beautiful fusion of nature and technology that I am drawn to as it reflects my own personality. I have two of her works from this series, called Iro, and I have also enjoyed watching her … Read more The art on my website is the creation of one of my favorite artists, Kaoru Mansour.
Risa Schulman Risa Schulman, PhD took her lifelong love of science, people and the fulfillment of potential into a polycareer in R&D, business, health and wellness, and empowering individuals. She is currently President of Tap~Root, which consults to the dietary supplements and superfoods industry. Tap-Root’s particular expertise is in the development of products with well-researched health … Read more [Kaneka] An Expert Option on Ubiqionol
So you’ve figured out that you should be taking coenzyme Q10, and have been faithfully on the right regimen for a few months now, but you don’t feel any difference. What may be happening is that your body has a particular genetic mutation that does not allow it to utilize the coenzyme Q10 you ingest. … Read more [Kaneka] Why Isn’t it Working? How Your Genetics May Affect Your Body’s Use of CoenzymeQ10 and Ubiquinol
For many years, there was just coenzyme Q10, also known as ubiquinone. Then there was something new on the market — Ubiquinol. What is this new form? Does it play a different role than coenzyme Q10? What are its unique benefits? Ubiquinol and coenzyme Q10 are in fact very similar molecules. But the small alteration … Read more [Kaneka] What is the Difference Between Coenzyme Q10 and Ubiquinol?
Statin drugs (Lipitor®, Zocor®, Pravachol®, Crestor®, and the like) are prescribed to lower a person’s cholesterol level. They do this by inhibiting the body’s internal production of cholesterol (they do not affect the cholesterol that you eat). But what many people do not know is that at the same time, these drugs inhibit the body’s … Read more [Kaneka] How the Use of Statins Can Affect Your Coenzyme Q10 Levels
The recommended intake level for Ubiquinol can be found on the product packaging. But how are these levels determined? Kaneka uses data from human studies, which point to an intake level of 100-300 mg per day. Let’s understand how that works. The kind of study that is used is called a pharmacokinetic study (it can … Read more [Kaneka] How Do We Know How Much?
Heart health continues to be on everyone’s radar these days. The good news is that there are so many supplements that can help keep your ticker ticking along happily. Keeping the heart healthy involves the entire circulatory system, from the heart tissue itself, to the arteries, to the proper lipid balance and flow of the … Read more [Kaneka] Best Supplements for Your Heart
At a recent conference in Munich, Germany on lutein and eye health, Professor B. Randall Hammond, PhD, discussed the ability to use lutein as a biomarker to correlate its presence in the retina with eye health and therapies for diseased eyes. Lutein is readily measurable in the retina using non-invasive techniques that can validate that what … Read more [EyeDocNews] Leading Researcher Discusses Lutein and Retinal Health
Risa Schulman, PhD took her lifelong love of science, people and the fulfillment of potential into a polycareer in R&D, business, health and wellness, and empowering individuals. She is currently President of Tap~Root, which consults to the dietary supplements and superfoods industry. Tap-Root’s particular expertise is in the development of products with well-researched health benefits, and … Read more [EyeDocNews] An Expert Option on Ubiqionol