1. Mauritio

    Cyanidin-3-O-glucoside (C3G), the next polyphenolic StAR ?

    Through reading about polyphenols I discovered this interesting compound that possibly has some interesting effects. It seems to boost Progesterone,Pregnenolone and Testosterone and various steroidogenic enzymes, especially the rate limiting enzyme StAR (hence the title). It also increases the...
  2. Mauritio

    The pro-metabolic effects of apple polyphenols

    These last weeks I had a rather positive experience with apple polyphenols, mostly in terms of hair health (Procyanidin B-2 Extracted from Apples Grows Hair in Clinical Trials of Male Pattern Baldness), but also general metabolic health. Unfortunately, you cannot get the same polyphenols from...
  3. cs3000

    Acute use of Cistus tea is effective for faster recovery from flu - anti-viral

    The benefits of cistus for recovery from flu "Cistus incanus (CYSTUS052) for treating patients with infection of the upper respiratory tract" https://pdfslide.net/documents/cistus-incanus-cystus052-for-treating-patients-with-infection-of-the-upper.html?page=2 shows cistus significantly helped...
  4. Sefton10

    Citrus peel powder has a preventive effect on NAFLD, which can be related to the regulation of intestinal flora

    The Regulatory Effects of Citrus Peel Powder on Liver Metabolites and Gut Flora in Mice with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) https://www.mdpi.com/2304-8158/10/12/3022/htm
  5. Twohandsondeck

    A gut repair equation - Amino acids > polyphenols > fiber

    Credit to Joel Greene. His brief Q&A on the Ben Greenfield podcast found here: Crohn's Disease & Carnivore, Raw Beans, Lectin Myths, & More. The basic explanation I gathered was: Protein (namely glutamine and glycine) and niacin are responsible for repairing the upper/small intestine. This...
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