The Benefits of Vegetable Nitrates for Cardiovascular and Brain Health

In 2009, Michigan State researchers published a curious finding in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition – that people who had a diet high in leafy green vegetables consumed up to 5+ times (550 percent) more dietary nitrates than the average daily intake (1). Prior to the study, there was controversy over the role of nitrates inContinue reading “The Benefits of Vegetable Nitrates for Cardiovascular and Brain Health”

Why Do We Need Collagen Supplements As We Age?

Collagen is the most abundant protein in your body and accounts for about 1 third of its protein composition. It’s one of the major building blocks of bones, skin, muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Collagen is also found in many other body parts, including blood vessels, cornea, and teeth! You can think of it as theContinue reading “Why Do We Need Collagen Supplements As We Age?”