Evolving Health

Who knew that when Procter and Gamble accidentally created Olestra by attaching up to eight fatty acids to regular table sugar, they had also created a monster? While the molecule tastes...

Once you’ve finished gorging yourself on turkey and pie and have decided to burn off that extra “fuel” by shopping non-stop (as an aerobic workout) on Black Friday morning, remember that...

Orange juice delivers a potent dose of what is roughly half glucose and half fructose [1]. Glucose, we know, is the simple sugar that serves as the primary source of fuel...

Your brain, blood and muscles depend almost entirely on dietary glucose as a fuel source so your body must store the sugar for continual supply [1p733]. If you go without eating...

B vitamins play a major role in producing energy in the cells, but they certainly aren’t top gun. They are converted in the body to act as coenzymes. As coenzymes they...

Need to lower the electric bill? You could learn a thing or two about conservation from your body’s own cells. Each one possesses a highly evolved system of energy efficiency that...

It was the hottest of times, it was the coldest of times, and it was billions of years before the French revolution when one bacterial strain became two and possibly a...

Lecithin provides choline, which is a precursor for the neurotransmitter acetylcholine in the brain.(1) Choline is also necessary to remove fat from the liver.(2) Thus, supplementation could be extremely beneficial for...

Lecithin’s talent comes from its amphipathic nature.(1) The compound’s hydrophilic polar head dissolves in water while its hydrophobic polar tail dissolves in the triglycerides, thus, acting in a way of suspending...

There might be a Darwinian explanation. According to Meninger clinic researchers, lower blood LDL cholesterol may be a signal for famine, which led to an adaptation of a response of more...