Thursday, September 24, 2015

Pure Forskolin Review

Forskolin is comes from the root of the Coleus Forskolii plant which is part of the mint family and it grows in India, Nepal, and Thailand. It has been used as a Ayuverdic Medicine to treat Asthma, Heart Disease, Eczema, Psoriasis and other ailments for centuries.

In the early 2000's Forskolin was introduced to the supplement world as a fat burner and with Guggulsterones which is a resin that comes from Myrrh and also helps the thyroid gland to produce more hormones to burn fat. A small study was done with obese and over weight men with 250 mgs or 10% forskolin extract twice a day. After 12 weeks the men lost more body fat and had a huge increase in testosterone in men than the placebo group.

Men & Women who have taken Forskolin have noticed a huge difference in weight loss than any other product out on the market. What makes Forskolin so special, Forskolin raises the levels in cAMP. What is cAMP? Cyclic Adenosine Monophosphate which is important to many biological process. What does this mean? Well, it helps the body become hotter by increasing the hormone in the thyroid to burn fat.

Forskolin does have side effects, people have reported heart burn, loose stool, and low blood pressure. Please consult your Doctor before using.

Saturday, August 2, 2014

Mulberry Leaf Benefits

BIOGANIX steps to the forefront of new products with this release of White Mulberry Leaf Extract. Though the controversy is present ( and thank goodness people care enough about their health to

`Traditional Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda Medicine have generally played the role of the underdogs in relation to Modern Medicine, until recently. After many years of using drugs and treatments loaded with synthetic chemicals, most of which had terrifying side effects, people have now began to seek more natural and safer alternatives. In their search for natural substitutes people have gone back and tapped in to the knowledge provided by Ancient Chinese Medicine and Ayurveda Medicine. White Mulberry Leaf Extract has been used in Ayurvedic Hindu medicine and traditional Chinese medicine for centuries to treat a wide range of health problems. Mulberry white is a plant native to China and it is popularly known as the food of choice of silk worms. Both the leaves and the fruit of the plant are edible and used for different purposes including medicinal uses, cooking and eating raw. White Mulberry leaf extract is derived from dried leaves of the Mulberry plant.

White Mulberry leaf extract pure has proven to be beneficial in the treatment of many health problems and diseases; some of which include high cholesterol levels, high blood pressure, the common cold and its symptoms, muscle and joint pain such as from arthritis, constipation, dizziness, ringing in the ears, hair loss, and premature graying. Supplements containing White Mulberry leaf extract pure such as BioGanix White Mulberry Leaf Extract Premium 1000 are now available making the extract easy to find and easy to use. The White Mulberry leaf extract supplements have also appeared on the popular health show by a celebrity doctor. BioGanix White Mulberry Leaf Extract Premium 1000 contains many antioxidants, vitamins and even compounds that inhibit sugar digestion, to lower calorie intake and promotes weight loss. Generally Mulberry Leaf Extract is available in the form of Tea, Syrup or Powder, but BioGanix Mulberry Leaves are in convenient Vegetable Capsules. BioGanix White Mulberry Leaf Extract Premium 1000 lists the potential health benefits as Maintaining Blood Sugar Levels & may increase energy, Lowers High Blood Pressure & Cholesterol, Supports WEIGHT LOSS & and reduces food cravings, Promotes Cardiovascular Health & reduces Cancer Causing Free Radicals FIBER = healthy digestion" The supplement contains no fillers, binders or stimulants. Each pill contains pure white mulberry leaf extract; the supplement has been made under the highest standard of manufacturing to ensure high quality and effectiveness.'

As always, the proof is in the effects the user notices, and while weight loss takes some time to notice, the increased energy level, decreased appetite for foods that we really don't need, and the improved digestion/diminished flatulence, and bowel regularity are all rather immediately apparent. So far this product looks to be well worth adding to the supplement regiment.
investigate all new products!) the following information may help some with a history of why this product is wroth attention.

Friday, June 13, 2014

Banana Pineapple Sage Smoothie

Pineapple Sage

Banana Pineapple Sage Smoothie

3/4 cup fruit flavored nonfat yogurt
1 teaspoon honey
1 small banana
1/3 cup skim milk
1 tablespoon chopped pineapple sage
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Combine all ingredients in blender container and process until smooth. Serve in attractive glasses, garnishing with a light dusting of cinnamon, if desired.

Lemon Sage Chicken

Lemon-Sage Chicken Cutlets
Total Time:
30 min
20 min
10 min
Yield:4 servings
2 large skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 pounds)
Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
All-purpose flour, for dredging
2 large eggs
Juice of 1 lemon, plus lemon wedges for serving
3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
4 sprigs sage, leaves only
1/2 cup dry white wine
3/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
1 to 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
Warm Farro Salad or other grains, for serving (optional)
Slice each chicken breast in half horizontally to make 2 thin cutlets. Sprinkle lightly with water, place between two sheets of plastic wrap and pound until 1/4 inch thick. Season with salt and pepper.

Pour some flour into a shallow dish and season with salt. Lightly beat the eggs with the lemon juice in another shallow dish.

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Dredge the cutlets in the flour, shaking off any excess; dip in the lemon-egg mixture, coating both sides. Add the cutlets to the skillet and cook until golden on the bottom, about 2 minutes. Add the sage leaves to the skillet, then turn the cutlets and cook until golden on the other side, about 2 more minutes. Transfer the cutlets and sage to a paper towel-lined plate.

Pour out any remaining oil from the skillet. Add the wine and chicken broth and cook over medium-high heat until reduced by half, about 5 minutes. Add the butter and swirl until melted.

Transfer the chicken to a platter. Top with the fried sage and drizzle with the pan sauce. Serve with lemon wedges and grains on the side.

Per serving: Calories 430; Fat 17 g (Saturated 4 g); Cholesterol 175 mg; Sodium 142 mg; Carbohydrate 23 g; Fiber 1 g; Protein 39 g

Lower Blood sugar with Sage

Lower Blood Sugar NaturallyPeople who are diabetic or pre-diabetic must closely monitor their blood glucose levels to avoid serious complications of the disease. While many people take medication to control their glucose levels, a study shows that Salvia Officinalis, also know as the spice sage, is effective in reducing blood sugar levels. The following discusses the study results and gives instructions on using sage in a tea form to control glucose levels in the blood.
Recent Study on Using Salvia Officinalis to Lower Blood Sugar
Cristovao F. Lima and colleagues performed a study on pre-diabetic patients, in which the participants replaced the water in their diet with sage tea. The researchers concluded that sage tea works similarly to the diabetes drug, metformin. It should be noted that the effects of sage tea are not considered effective enough to be used as the sole blood glucose reducing agent in people who have actually been diagnosed with diabetes. The study, entitled "Metformin-Like Effect of Salvia Officinalis (Common Sage): Is it Useful in Diabetes Prevention?" was published in a 2006 issue of British Journal of Nutrition.

How to Make Sage Tea to Lower Blood Glucose
For the best results, use two tablespoons of fresh sage mixed with 20 ounces of hot water. Allow the solution to steep for at least five minutes. Fresh sage can also be substituted with an equal amount of dried sage for this recipe. After steeping the tea, remove the tea ball or bag, or strain the sage leaves from the solution in order to drink it. This can be accomplished by using a coffee filter or strainer.

Sweetener can also be added to enhance the flavor. However, remember that sugar and honey will cause the blood glucose level to rise, so use it sparingly. Sage tea can also be a refreshing drink by making it in large batches and pouring it over ice.

Considerations When Using Salvia Officinalis to Reduce Blood Glucose
Remember, while it is effective in pre-diabetics, sage tea should not be used as the sole treatment for reducing blood sugar in diabetic patients. Always discuss any change in diabetes and exercise regimen with your healthcare team. Failure to do so can cause serious diabetes complications.

It’s important to be sure that you perform regular checks of your blood sugar level whenever incorporating sage tea into your diet. If you experience low blood sugar levels frequently, discontinue the use of this regimen until you have a chance to discuss your symptoms with a medical professional. Despite many considerations before using sage tea to lower blood sugar levels, when properly implemented, the regimen can help to maintain lower blood glucose levels.

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Health Benefits of Ginkgo Biloba

In this Ginkgo Biloba review I will consider how useful this natural substance is for improving memory and maintaining brain health.
Ginkgo biloba is a tree which is native to China. For thousands of years the seeds, gametophyte and leaves been cultivated, both for culinary and medicinal uses. While Ginkgo is for most people associated for its aphrodisiac qualities, what this ginkgo biloba review will focus on are the medicinal uses: specifically for enhancing memory function, and as treatment for dementia, Alzheimer’s and multiple sclerosis.

Ginkgo Biloba Review: Brain Supplement

Ginkgo Biloba leaves contain active ingredients called flavanoids. In this case, ginkgolides and bilobalides. Although quite weak in their natural form, when made into a strong extract these two flavanoids are medicinally useful. These uses include anti-depression and anti-anxiety effects, anti-vertigo effects – and of relevance for us, nootropic effects.
The leaf is where the goodness is stored:
ginkgo biloba review
A 2006 UCLA study into age-related memory impairment involved giving the participants ginkgo biloba extract for six months. Those taking the ginkgo experienced improved memory recall abilities, and improved verbal cognition. However, these significant changes were not reflected in any changes to the brain metabolism. Thus, full understanding of what the ginkgo was doing to improve memory function is not yet understood. The UCLA researchers concluded that ginkgo was likely not only useful as a cognitive enhancer but might prevent (or at least delay) the onset of Alzheimer’s disease.
The National Institutes of Health’s assessment of ginkgo biloba concluded that most of the memory improvements the substance brought about can be attributed to circulatory enhancements. Ginkgo dilates blood vessels, and as a result increases blood flow to the extremities. By increasing blood flow around the body, it can not only be useful at treating conditions caused by poor blood flow, but can specifically increase blood flow to the brain, and thus aid cognitive function. This specific effect of ginkgo can prove useful to the healthy brain, but also to the brain of one afflicted with dementia and Alzheimer’s.
While the National Institutes of Health focused largely on the blood flow aspect of ginkgo, it should be noted they also mentioned the antioxidant effects of the substance, which can aid cognition (as well as dozens of other functions within the body). Unfortunately this was posited as a theory, rather than corroborated with meaningful evidence.
One condition it was once thought ginkgo could help was multiple sclerosis. Sadly a 2012 study concluded it does not help cognitive function of MS sufferers. 120 patients were included in the study; half were given ginkgo, the other half placebo. No significant, conclusive enhancement was shown in the half who were given ginkgo.
The study of ginkgo for Alzheimer’s has also not been wholly successful. There have been multiple studies over the last ten years. Frustratingly, different studies have offered radically different conclusions. Thus, it is difficult to assess where we stand in relation to the usefulness of ginkgo. Generally, however, the findings seem to show that there is a small improvement. Sometimes that improvement is so small it is discounted as placebo, other times it is noted as meaningful.

Ginkgo Biloba Side Effects

Due to the increased blood flow, there are potential side effects for people with blood flow disorders. There have also been problems reported for people taking anti-depression medication. In rare cases people have also reported gastrointestinal pain, and even vomiting (emphasis here is on the word rare).
However, for most people there will be no side effects. Remember that ginkgo has been consumed for thousands of years in China. This is a substance with a great deal of history on its side, and very few reports of serious side effects in all that time.

Ginkgo Biloba Review: Wrapping Things Up

The issue with ginkgo is not the aforementioned side effects, but whether it significantly improves cognition and memory function. The two main benefits which support the claim are: it is an antioxidant, and it increases blood flow. These two are undeniably true. However, while being an antioxidant is obviously a great thing, there is precious little to say that the antioxidants in ginkgo specifically help the brain. As for blood circulation, this will definitely help the brain. Memory and attention span will be improved through the increased blood flow ginkgo provides. However, it is a short-term improvement – something like two to three hours after taking the extract.
This isn’t to say ginkgo is not worth taking – for many people it has been a great asset. However, it is unlikely to make a huge difference to your speed of thought or memory.
It is a nootropic. It does work… for some people. Others (and the mixed findings of scientific studies bears this out) get nothing out of it. Are you one of those who will be helped by ginkgo? Of course, there is only one way to be sure.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Healthy Eating: Diabetic Diet Recipes

Are you always asking yourself "What Should I eat?" It's Time to stop worrying! Living with diabetes doesn't you have to take the taste away. This Recipe eBook will show you 500 ways to cook healthy. I am a third generation diabetic and I know it is hard to stay away from all those delicious goodies we all use to enjoy.

We have to watch our sugar, carbohydrate, and salt intake in order for our blood glucose to stay within  80 to 120 when not eating and under 200 when we've ate a meal. It's stressful, you test yourself before eating and your sugar is at 150 or 256. How do we eat and not lose the flavor without raising our sugar.

Times have changed, this is no longer your grandparents or your parents disease anymore. We can still eat those goodies we enjoyed before...

The 500 Delicious Diabetic Recipe eBook (Electronic Version of a printed book Download) includes several delicious recipes that will make your taste buds dance again with the taste we all used to love. Millions of people around the world have diabetes and have to maintain a special diet in order to keep their blood sugar under control. But this doesn't mean eat bread & water but we have to improvise the way we prepare our meals.

You will find recipes for the things the doctor told you to stay away from, like fudge, cakes, & cookies. This is Great NEWS, we can all still enjoy eating sweets where it won't raise our blood sugar to the extreme and cut back that sweet tooth cravings.

The best news is you don't have to be a diabetic to enjoy these great recipes. Your family and friends can enjoy a great meal with sweets and they won't even know it's healthy for them. Want to cut back in calories and lose weight try this cook book and see the improvements. Remember cooking healthy helps so does portion serving. Watch the calories, sugar intake, and portion sizes and within days you will notice a great difference in weight loss and lowering your blood glucose levels.