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

The Beneficial Effects of Olive Polyphenols Against Arthritis

Arthritis can be debilitating due to joint irritation, inflammation and discomfort. Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis both involve joint inflammation and cartilage degeneration.  Extra virgin olive oil (EVOO) with a high content of polyphenols including hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein was shown to prevent inflammation and cartilage degradation. In addition, an olive leaf extract that contained high … Read more

Inflammation, C-Reactive Protein (CRP) and Your Health

C-Reactive Protein (CRP) is a biomarker that indicates inflammation throughout the body and is closely tied to cardiovascular risk. CRP may also indicate cancer, infection, auto-immune disease, and more. Natural nutrients like omega-3, fiber, curcumin, hydroxytyrosol, and magnesium may help reduce CRP and associated risks.

Joint Pain and Inflammation

Joint pain is a common issue that can affect us in more ways than we realize. Inflammation is a key factor in joint pain but most anti-inflammatory medications have bad side effects. There are certain nutrients that can help support healthy joints including hydroxytyrosol, curcumin, MSM, antioxidants, and more.

The Spark Of Life: Sulfur

Dietary sulfur is an essential component for cellular health. It is vital for the proper formation of proteins and enzymes, and also serves as a vital cofactor in metabolic processes require to convert food into cellular energy and components. Inadequate intake of dietary sulfur results in dysfunction and disease.

Olivamine®: What is it? Science Behind the Olivamine Supplements

Olivamine® is a patented antioxidant formula based on olive extracts with hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein plus supporting vitamins and amino acids. It was created to promote cellular health by activating mitochondrial antioxidants that are known to play a role in inflammation, disease, and longevity.

What’s So Special About Olives?

One of the features of the McCord Research products is they contain our special patented Olivamine remedy. As the name suggests, the formula is based on potent extracts from the olive containing hydroxytyrosol and oleuropein, two of the most potent antioxidants ever discovered, providing many of the health benefits.