Aloe News - Demand and Consumers
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Various AIDS studies were completed by researchers such as Dr. Terry Pulse, M.D., Dr. Reg McDaniel, M.D., Dr. Terry Watson, D.O., Dr. Clumeck, M.D. (of Belgium) and others throughout the 1980’s using oral mucopolysaccharides.
The results were impressive, demonstrating in many of the studies an average of 70% improvement in symptoms and laboratory criteria within 3 to 4 months. Many patients stated that opportunistic infections had stopped and they were able to return to normal activity.
Functional foods are generally defined as products imbued with additional nutrients with health-promoting properties. But the industry needs to be wary of foods that present no actual health benefit from piggy-backing on the popularity of the category and watering down its reputation.
According to press reports last week, Japan's Eiwa Confectionery is seeking to enter the UK market with its collagen marshmallows. The sweets, which come in blueberry, cherry or grapefruit flavour, each contain 300mg of collagen and are marketed in their homeland as an alternative to collagen injections to plump out the lips and cheeks.
Este es otro problema médico muy común que afecta a mucha gente en nuestra comunidad. La sensación de acides estomacal, la incomodidad de ardor, irritación o dolor del pecho, la incomodidad del estómago y la dificultad de digerir los alimentos (Empacho). Todos estos síntomas usualmente son debido al problema conocido como "Heart Burn" o "Acid Reflux".
El problema puede ser muy sencillo como una irritación pequeña en el Esófago o algo más serio como problemas con la vesícula, el pancreas, la diabetes, la tiroides, problemas cardiacos o inclusive ciertos tipos de cáncer.
Cosmeceuticals seem to be the fabled genie in the bottle able to grant almost any wish that you may have for your skin, whether you want it to be smoother, more radiant or younger-looking.
In a market that gives consumers more and more choices, how can you decide whether the ingredients in that bottle are right for you?
Speaking today at the 65th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology, dermatologist Diane S. Berson, MD, FAAD, assistant professor of dermatology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and assistant attending dermatologist at the New York-Presbyterian Hospital, discussed how consumers can find the right ingredients for their specific needs.