Right now there is a toxic red algal bloom occuring where I live. It is common to have this type of bloom during this kind of weather, especially in Florida, but the presence of this on the east coast is pretty rare.
According the Miami Herald, the start of the bloom occurred during the weekend of September 2018. R
Today were going to talk about red tides, how they happen and some of the main neurotoxins effects on human biology. Read More
Sophoraflavanone G (SG) is a flavonoid and phytoncide with powerful effects on quenching inflammation and fighting microbes. Read More
Protein deglycase DJ-1 (DJ-1), also known as Parkinson disease protein 7 (PARK7) is a master regulator of redox status.
In this post, we will discuss how DJ-1 increases dopamine, enhances mitochondria, and combats most oxidative-stress related diseases. Read More
Although it may have had an important role in scientific history, mercury has been found over the years to cause significant damage to the brain and body.
In this post, we will discuss the different types of mercury, how they affect the body, and what you can do to effectively remove them. Read More
Have you ever wondered what gave beer its bitter, "hoppy" taste and aroma?
Well the answer is hops. 😋
In this post, we'll be discussing the benefits of hops, how it works on the body, and some non-alcoholic benefits of beer. Read More
In western society, cadmium (Cd) is found in our everyday environment.
It causes toxic effects to the whole body, including the cells and mitochondria.
In this post, we will discuss how cadmium affects the body and what you can do to protect yourself. Read More
Recent cancer research has helped us understand how the body detoxes.
By studying upregulated genes in tumorous cells, we were able to find the Nuclear Erythroid 2–Related Factor 2 (NRF2) pathway.
NRF2 is a major transcription factor in detoxing the body and keeping it healthy.
In this post, we will discuss the benefits/downsides of NRF2 activation, as well as why NRF2 may be hurting you more than helping you (and what you can do about it). Read More