Sugar and Vitamin Depletion

Sugar and Vitamin Depletion

Excess sugar depletes some vitamins and nutrients. We’re not talking about the occasional dessert added to a healthy, whole foods-based diet. Some sugar is just fine. The problems of sugar and nutrient depletion come with chronic excess sugar consumption due to over...
Stress and Aging

Stress and Aging

Chronic and severe acute psychological stress have been linked to biomarkers of premature aging. Researchers have found that stress can lead to oxidative stress, which damages and ages cells. Learn why you can control your response to stress to mitigate the oxidative...
Oxidized Cholesterol

Oxidized Cholesterol

What’s the difference between cholesterol and oxidized cholesterol? For the past few decades, scientists have been investigating the flaws in the long-held belief that total cholesterol is a major health problem. Doctors and researchers are (mostly) in consensus...
What Is Oxidative Stress?

What Is Oxidative Stress?

Oxidative stress is the condition that occurs when pro-oxidants (a.k.a., oxidants) outnumber antioxidants. Left unresolved, oxidative stress can lead to severe health problems with more familiar names. This complicated cascade of cellular damage has numerous players,...