An impressive new study is presenting robust evidence showing the toxic proteins thought to be the cause of Alzheimer’s disease may be produced in the liver and travel through the blood before landing in the brain causing neuron damage.
We know that the brain oversees the body's functions, but how, exactly, it manages this feat of orchestration is still largely a mystery. One of the biggest enigmas is how the brain relates to the body's very composition - and specifically fat.
In New Zealand, the beautiful and lush forests are home to a species of New Zealand pine trees (Pinus radiata) that contain unique health-promoting properties. Today, we know that pine bark is a good source of numerous phytochemicals, natural plant compounds that support better health. The “all-stars” of the group are proanthocyanidins, powerful antioxidant compounds (more potent than Vitamin C and E) that provide a wealth of added health benefits.