Protecting Your Heart with Olivamine® and HeartHealth

Cardiovascular disease is common in adults over 55 years of age and encompasses a large range of disease forms including hypertension and cardiotoxicity. Chronic inflammation and endothelial dysfunction are important processes involved in cardiovascular diseases. Chronic inflammation is also associated with obesity and diabetes that are linked with cardiovascular disease and oxidative stress. Olivamine® and … Read more

Vitamins B3 and B6 and Their Importance in Immune Protection

B vitamins are important cofactors and coenzymes in many metabolic pathways and they play critical roles in the maintenance of immune homeostasis (tendency toward balance). Deficiencies in vitamin B3 and B6 have been found under inflammatory conditions and both vitamins have anti-inflammatory properties. In fact, deficiencies in these vitamins have been associated with diseases or … Read more

The Amazing Properties of Melatonin and How it Helps with Sleep

Melatonin has many amazing properties, including regulating the circadian rhythm that is important for normal sleep patterns. Disruption of circadian control can result in many health problems, including metabolic dysfunction and cognitive impairment. Melatonin is produced naturally at night, but is inhibited by light, certain medical conditions, and aging. Many Americans report having insomnia that … Read more

Fiber for a Healthy Mind

The complexity of the gut microbiome (community of microorganisms) has been estimated to be greater than that of the human brain. A healthy gut microbiome is critical for the health of the brain and mind. High fiber diets can improve mental health and decrease depression. Olivamine® found in Pinnaclife® DigestiveHealth includes ingredients that can pass … Read more

Protecting Against Cartilage Degradation

Cartilage protects bones where joints are located. It contains dense extracellular matrix (ECM) that gives cartilage the ability to withstand stress. Matrix enzymes known as metalloproteinases (MMPs) can contribute to the degradation of cartilage that is associated with inflammation and arthritis including rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA). Pinnaclife® JointHealth with Olivamine® contains ingredients that … Read more

Reducing Cardiovascular Disease with Olive Polyphenols

Cardiovascular disease is a common and complex health problem with many forms and processes involved, including inflammation and endothelial dysfunction that are associated with oxidative stress. Pinnaclife® HeartHealth with Olivamine® includes several ingredients that decrease inflammation and counteract oxidative stress including the potent olive polyphenols hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein. These important olive polyphenols have demonstrated activity … Read more

Improving Mitochondrial Function to Increase Energy

In order for cells to have enough energy to function properly, their power stations (mitochondria) must function properly. Dysfunctional mitochondria are associated with decreased energy and increased oxidative stress and inflammation that have been linked with many chronic diseases. Pinnaclife® EnergyBoost with Olivamine® includes various beneficial ingredients that can counteract oxidative stress and reduce inflammation … Read more

Vitamins and Health

Vitamins are water-soluble or fat-soluble compounds that can be obtained by dietary intake or supplementation. Some are also synthesized in the human body including by intestinal bacteria, but they are typically synthesized in the body in insufficient quantities. Vitamins can act as cofactors for important enzymes and they are essential for normal growth, metabolism, and … Read more

How Olive Polyphenols Can Help Your Brain

The normal neuronal-vascular relationship is vital to healthy brain functioning. Cognitive decline and neurodegenerative diseases can result from endothelial dysfunction, oxidative stress, and inflammation. The olive polyphenols, hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein have potent activities that counteract oxidative stress and inflammation, and hydroxytyrosol has been shown to decrease endothelial dysfunction. The olive polyphenols, hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein along … Read more

Supporting Proper Immune Responses with Olive Polyphenols

Immune responses like allergies and inflammation can occur fairly rapidly, and prolonged inflammation can result in chronic diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular, and neurodegenerative diseases. The olive polyphenols, hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein found in Olivamine® and Pinnaclife® ImmuneHealth have potent activities that help decrease inflammation. Unregulated immune responses and bacterial inflammatory components that have crossed the intestinal … Read more