Health Benefits of Phytosterols

Phytosterols (referred to as plant sterol and stanol esters) are a group of naturally occurring compounds found in plant cell membranes. Because phytosterols are structurally similar to the body’s cholesterol, when they are consumed they compete with cholesterol for absorption in the digestive system. As a result, cholesterol absorption is blocked, and blood cholesterol levels […]

Why Men Collapse Suddenly and Die of Heart Disease

Tests show that there are several kinds of vitamins that can contribute to your heart health. At Intelligent Vitamins, we are committed to making high quality vitamin supplements available for our customers. Shop here! Many people don’t know that you can get a calcium build-up in your arteries along with cholesterol.Calcium deposits in your arteries […]

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Health Benefits Of Black Pepper And Turmeric

Health benefits of any food or herb are based on its key active ingredients. Piperine is the key chemical in black pepper. It is similar to capsaicin, a chemical in chili and offers many health benefits. Curcumin, which is a polyphenol, plays the same role in turmeric. Both these compounds have been studied to examine […]