Supplement References and Research Resources 2017-11-14T20:32:27+00:00

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Argireline

Iontophoretic skin permeation of peptides: an investigation into the influence of molecular properties, iontophoretic conditions and formulation parameters.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25786877

Topical delivery of acetyl hexapeptide-8 from different emulsions: influence of emulsion composition and internal structure.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25497319

In vitro skin penetration of acetyl hexapeptide-8 from a cosmetic formulation.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24754410

The study of cellular cytotoxicity of argireline – an anti-aging peptide.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24644551

The anti wrinkle efficacy of synthetic hexapeptide (Argireline) in Chinese Subjects.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23607739

The anti-wrinkle efficacy of Argireline.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23464592

The anti-wrinkle efficacy of argireline, a synthetic hexapeptide, in Chinese subjects: a randomized, placebo-controlled study.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23417317

Pilot study of topical acetyl hexapeptide-8 in the treatment for blepharospasm in patients receiving botulinum toxin therapy.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4747634/

A synthetic hexapeptide (Argireline) with antiwrinkle activity.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18498523

Preparation and stability of cosmetic formulations with an anti-aging peptide.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17520155

Teprenone

Protective effect of geranylgeranylacetone against radiation-induced delayed effects on human keratinocytes.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23289389

Hormesis-Based Anti-Aging Products: A Case Study of a Novel Cosmetic.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3578457/

Treatment with Geranylgeranylacetone Induces Heat Shock Protein 70 and Attenuates Neonatal Hyperoxic Lung Injury in a Model of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5522658/

Geranylgeranylacetone alleviates radiation-induced lung injury by inhibiting epithelial-to-mesenchymal transition signaling.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27082939

Geranylgeranylacetone inhibits melanin synthesis via ERK activation in Mel-Ab cells.

Induction of heat shock protein 70 ameliorates ultraviolet-induced photokeratitis in mice.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23792203

Topical use of teprenone

United States Patent Application 20090214607 (August 27, 2009)

Skin whitening composition containing teprenone
European Patent Application 0561305 A1 (September 22, 1993)

Astaxanthin

Enriched Astaxanthin Extract from Haematococcus pluvialis Augments Growth Factor Secretions to Increase Cell Proliferation and Induces MMP1 Degradation to Enhance Collagen Production in Human Dermal Fibroblasts.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4926488/

Protective effects of topical application of a poorly soluble antioxidant astaxanthin liposomal formulation on ultraviolet-induced skin damage.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22628205

Effect of astaxanthin on cutaneous wound healing.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5516620/

Protective effects of astaxanthin on skin deterioration.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5525019/

A Combination of Soybean and Haematococcus Extract Alleviates Ultraviolet B-Induced Photoaging.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5372692/

The Inhibitory Effects of Anti-Oxidants on Ultraviolet-Induced Up-Regulation of the Wrinkling-Inducing Enzyme Neutral Endopeptidase in Human Fibroblasts.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5029912/

Abrogating effect of a xanthophyll carotenoid astaxanthin on the stem cell factor-induced stimulation of human epidermal pigmentation.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22639095

Squalane

Biological importance and applications of squalene and squalane.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22361190

Clinical evaluation of fullerene-C60 dissolved in squalane for anti-wrinkle cosmetics.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21137794

Plant stem cells

Meristem Plant Cells as a Sustainable Source of Redox Actives for Skin Rejuvenation.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5485729/

Plant stem cells as innovation in cosmetics.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25362798

Overview of plant stem cells in cosmeceuticals.

http://journals.lww.com/psnjournalonline/Citation/2014/07000/Overview_of_Plant_Stem_Cells_in_Cosmeceuticals.14.aspx

Brassica rapa hairy root extracts promote skin depigmentation by modulating melanin production and distribution.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28670794

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CACAO (COCOA):

Cocoa and Chocolate in Human Health and Disease
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4696435/

Nutrition Facts for Cocoa and Chocolate
http://www.cacaoweb.net/nutrition.html

Impact of Cocoa Consumption on Inflammation Processes—A Critical Review of Randomized Controlled Trials
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4924162/

Cocoa flavanol intake improves endothelial function and Framingham Risk Score in healthy men and women: a randomised, controlled, double-masked trial: the Flaviola Health Study
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4594054/

The cardiovascular benefits of dark chocolate.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26026398

AÇAI (EUTERPE OLERACEA)

Consumption of a flavonoid-rich açai meal is associated with acute improvements in vascular function and a reduction in total oxidative status in healthy overweight men
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27680990

Açai (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) pulp dietary intake improves cellular antioxidant enzymes and biomarkers of serum in healthy women
http://www.nutritionjrnl.com/article/S0899-9007(15)00527-4/fulltext

Flavonoids from acai (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) pulp and their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25214342

Absorption and biological activity of phytochemical-rich extracts from açai (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) pulp and oil in vitro
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18442253

CAMU CAMU

Antioxidant and Associated Capacities of Camu Camu (Myrciaria dubia): A Systematic Review
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4296744/

Ellagic acid derivatives, ellagitannins, proanthocyanidins and other phenolics, vitamin C and antioxidant capacity of two powder products from camu-camu fruit (Myrciaria dubia)
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S030881461300157X?via%3Dihub

Tropical fruit camu-camu (Myrciaria dubia) has anti-oxidative and anti-inflammatory properties
http://www.journal-of-cardiology.com/article/S0914-5087(08)00150-0/fulltext

Nutritional composition and vitamin C stability in stored camu-camu (Myrciaria dubia) pulp
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11464674

CHLORELLA

Chlorella: A Nutrient-Rich Algae
http://www.naturodoc.com/chlorella.htm

Therapeutic potentials of unicellular green alga Chlorella in advanced glycation end product (AGE)-related disorders
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15996828

Six-week supplementation with Chlorella has favorable impact on antioxidant status in Korean male smokers
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19660910

GOJI (LYCIUM BARBARUM)

Goji Berry Benefits: Antioxidant & Anti-Inflammatory Superfruit
https://draxe.com/goji-berry-benefits/

Goji berries, dried
https://www.nutritionvalue.org/Goji_berries%2C_dried_nutritional_value.html

MORINGA

Health Benefits of Moringa oleifera
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25374169 (PubMed abstract)
http://journal.waocp.org/article_29959_144683da90d0087df5c7b5ec76da5b57.pdf (full article)

Moringa Oleifera leaf extract increases plasma antioxidant status associated with reduced plasma malondialdehyde concentration without hypoglycemia in fasting healthy volunteers
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28035536

Cultivation, Genetic, Ethnopharmacology, Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of Moringa oleifera Leaves: An Overview
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4490473/

SPIRULINA

Spirulina in Clinical Practice: Evidence-Based Human Applications
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3136577/

Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Spirulina platensis Extract via the Modulation of Histone Deacetylases
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4924221/

A randomized, double blind, placebo controlled study of spirulina supplementation on indices of mental and physical fatigue in men
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26888417

WHEAT GRASS

The Medical Use of Wheatgrass: Review of the Gap Between Basic and Clinical Applications
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26156538

Evaluation of the antioxidant activity of wheatgrass (Triticum aestivum L.) as a function of growth under different conditions
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16521113

“Helps support a healthy immune system”

CACAO (COCOA):

Effects of cocoa on the immune system: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3671179/

Anti-influenza virus effects of cocoa
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25847473

Cocoa-enriched diets modulate intestinal and systemic humoral immune response in young adult rats
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21462334

Cocoa: antioxidant and immunomodulator
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19126261

Immune effects of cocoa procyanidin oligomers on peripheral blood mononuclear cells
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17259337

Effect of Theobroma cacao flavonoids on immune activation of a lymphoid cell line
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16022755

Polyphenols in chocolate, which have antioxidant activity, modulate immune functions in humans in vitro
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9178639

CAMU CAMU

Antioxidant and Associated Capacities of Camu Camu (Myrciaria dubia): A Systematic Review
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4296744/

Nutritional compositions and health promoting phytochemicals of camu-camu (myrciaria dubia) fruit: A review
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996911002043

Active compounds and medicinal properties of Myrciaria genus
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0308814613019328?via%3Dihub

CHLORELLA

Beneficial immunostimulatory effect of short-term Chlorella supplementation: enhancement of Natural Killer cell activity and early inflammatory response (Randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial)
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3511195/

Anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory activities of polysaccharide from Chlorella stigmatophora and Phaeodactylum tricornutum
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12820237

A novel glycoprotein obtained from Chlorella vulgaris strain CK22 shows antimetastatic immunopotentiation
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9490201

Augmentation of the resistance against Listeria monocytogenes by oral administration of a hot water extract of Chlorella vulgaris in mice
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8077606

Oral administration of Chlorella vulgaris augments concomitant antitumor immunity
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2229925

GOJI (LYCIUM BARBARUM)

Immunomodulatory effects of a standardized Lycium barbarum fruit juice in Chinese older healthy human subjects
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19857084

Immune activities comparison of polysaccharide and polysaccharide-protein complex from Lycium barbarum L.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24530338

The immunological activity of Lycium barbarum polysaccharides liposome in vitro and adjuvanticity against PCV2 in vivo
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26763175

Lycium barbarum polysaccharides as an adjuvant for recombinant vaccine through enhancement of humoral immunity by activating Tfh cells
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23759470

MORINGA

Immunomodulatory activity of methanolic leaf extract of Moringa oleifera in animals
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21090530

Immunomodulatory activity of methanolic leaf extract of Moringa oleifera in Wistar albino rats
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4630119/

Some newer marker phytoconstituents in methanolic extract of Moringa oleifera leaves and evaluation of its immunomodulatory and splenocytes proliferation potential in rats
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4621673/

SPIRULINA

Antioxidant, Immunomodulating, and Microbial-Modulating Activities of the Sustainable and Ecofriendly Spirulina
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5274660/

Impact of daily supplementation of Spirulina platensis on the immune system of naïve HIV-1 patients in Cameroon: a 12-months single blind, randomized, multicenter trial
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4508814/

The effects of Spirulina on anemia and immune function in senior citizens
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4012879/

Spirulina in Clinical Practice: Evidence-Based Human Applications
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3136577/

WHEAT GRASS

The Immunologically Active Oligosaccharides Isolated from Wheatgrass Modulate Monocytes via Toll-like Receptor-2 Signaling
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3682569/

“Energizes the body to feel years younger”

CACAO (COCOA)

Food of the Gods: Cure for Humanity? A Cultural History of the Medicinal and Ritual Use of Chocolate
http://jn.nutrition.org/content/130/8/2057S.long

Cocoa confers life span extension in Drosophila melanogaster.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19083435

AÇAI (EUTERPE OLERACEA)

Açai Palm Fruit (Euterpe oleracea Mart.) Pulp Improves Survival of Flies on a High Fat Diet
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2826513/

A botanical containing freeze dried açai pulp promotes healthy aging and reduces oxidative damage in sod1 knockdown flies
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3705126/

CAMU CAMU

Antioxidant and Associated Capacities of Camu Camu (Myrciaria dubia): A Systematic Review
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4296744/

GOJI (LYCIUM BARBARUM)

An evidence-based update on the pharmacological activities and possible molecular targets of Lycium barbarum polysaccharides
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4277126/

MORINGA

A review of botanical characteristics, phytochemistry, clinical relevance in efficacy and safety of Lycium barbarum fruit (Goji)
https://herbscientist.com/herb-research/2011-A-review-of-botanical-characteristics-phytochemistry-clinical-relevance-in-ef%ef%ac%81cacy-of-Goji.pdf

Lycium barbarum Polysaccharides Protect Human Lens Epithelial Cells against Oxidative Stress–Induced Apoptosis and Senescence
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4198253/

SPIRULINA

The effects of Spirulina on anemia and immune function in senior citizens
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4012879/

Spirulina Protects against Hepatic Inflammation in Aging: An Effect Related to the Modulation of the Gut Microbiota?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5490612/

WHEAT GRASS

Wheat Seedlings as Food Supplement to Combat Free Radicals: An In Vitro Approach
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4700713/

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Amla, or Wild Indian Gooseberry

Analgesic Effect of Indian Gooseberry (Emblica officinalis Fruit) Extracts on Postoperative and Neuropathic Pain in Rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5188415/

Anti-inflammatory Effects of Phyllanthus emblica L on Benzopyrene-Induced Precancerous Lung Lesion by Regulating the IL-1beta/miR-101/Lin28B Signaling Pathway.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27562754 

Emblica officinalis (Amla): A review for its phytochemistry, ethnomedicinal uses and medicinal potentials with respect to molecular mechanisms.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27320046

Bioactivities of alcohol based extracts of Phyllanthus emblica branches: antioxidation, antimelanogenesis and anti-inflammation.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24557876

Antiinflammatory activity of Phyllanthus emblica, Plumbago zeylanica and Cyperus rotundus in acute models of inflammation.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21132843

The antiinflammatory potential of phenolic compounds from Emblica officinalis L. in rat.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3227803/

Therapeutic potential of Phyllanthus emblica (amla): the ayurvedic wonder.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20506691

Effect of Amla fruit (Emblica officinalis Gaertn.) on blood glucose and lipid profile of normal subjects and type 2 diabetic patients.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21495900

Amla (Emblica officinalis Gaertn.) prevents dyslipidaemia and oxidative stress in the ageing process.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17506915

Influence of amla (Emblica officinalis Gaertn.) on hypercholesterolemia and lipid peroxidation in cholesterol-fed rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16521700

Flavonoids from Emblica officinalis and Mangifera indica-effectiveness for dyslipidemia.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11744299

Coleus Forskohlii

Pharmacological studies on coleonol, a hypotensive diterpene from Coleus forskohlii.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7193263

Forskolin: from an ayurvedic remedy to a modern agent.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17345261

Structure-activity relationships for activation of adenylate cyclase by the diterpene forskolin and its derivatives.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6681845

The positive inotropic-acting forskolin, a potent adenylate cyclase activator.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7197529

Reishi Mushrooms

Cardioprotective Activity of Ganoderma lucidum Extract during Total Ischemia and Reperfusion of Isolated Heart.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25896590

Effect of Ganoderma lucidum polysaccharides on hemodynamic and antioxidation in T2DM rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20423001

Ganoderma lucidum (Fr.) P. Karst enhances activities of heart mitochondrial enzymes and respiratory chain complexes in the aged rat.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19123066

Ganoderma lucidum extract in cardiac diastolic dysfunction and irreversible cardiomyocytic damage in ischemia and reperfusion of the isolated heart.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18411655

Antioxidant activity of Ganoderma lucidum in acute ethanol-induced heart toxicity.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15742340

Ganoderma lucidum (“Lingzhi”), a Chinese medicinal mushroom: biomarker responses in a controlled human supplementation study.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14756912

Grape Skin Extract

Resveratrol distinctively modulates the inflammatory profiles of immune and endothelial cells.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5470273/

Resveratrol Protects Against Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension in Rats via Activation of Silent Information Regulator 1.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28494457

Antioxidant capacity of trans-resveratrol dietary supplements alone or combined with the mycotoxin beauvericin.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28450129

Cardiovascular Protective Effects and Clinical Applications of Resveratrol.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28346848

Polyphenols in preventing endothelial dysfunction.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28345531

Resveratrol and anti-atherogenic effects.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26306466

A study on the effect of resveratrol on lipid metabolism in hyperlipidemic mice.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3957267/

Resveratrol, wine, and atherosclerosis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3444029/

Resveratrol in cholesterol metabolism and atherosclerosis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22856383

“Cordyceps” (Ophiocordyceps sinensis; formerly Cordyceps Sinensis)

Cultured Mycelium Cordyceps sinensis allevi¬ates CCl4-induced liver inflammation and fibrosis in mice by activating hepatic natural killer cells.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4753371/

Cordyceps sinensis polysaccharide inhibits PDGF-BB-induced inflammation and ROS production in human mesangial cells.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25857968

Anti-inflammation and antioxidant effect of Cordymin, a peptide purified from the medicinal mushroom Cordyceps sinensis, in middle cerebral artery occlusion-induced focal cerebral ischemia in rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22327557

The extract of Cordyceps sinensis inhibited airway inflammation by blocking NF-kappaB activity.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22068667

Anti-inflammation effects of Cordyceps sinensis mycelium in focal cerebral ischemic injury rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21080047

Lion’s Mane

A unique polysaccharide purified from Hericium erinaceus mycelium prevents oxidative stress induced by H2O2 in human gastric mucosa epithelium cell.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5524341/

Structures, biological activities, and industrial applications of the polysaccharides from Hericium erinaceus (Lion’s Mane) mushroom: A review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28087447

Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Ethanol Extract of Lion’s Mane Medicinal Mushroom, Hericium erinaceus (Agaricomycetes), in Mice with Ulcerative Colitis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27481156

The Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Lion’s Mane Culinary-Medicinal Mushroom, Hericium erinaceus (Higher Basidiomycetes) in a Coculture System of 3T3-L1 Adipocytes and RAW264 Macrophages.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26559695

Chemistry, Nutrition, and Health-Promoting Properties of Hericium erinaceus (Lion’s Mane) Mushroom Fruiting Bodies and Mycelia and Their Bioactive Compounds.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26244378

Comparison of antioxidant and antiproliferation activities of polysaccharides from eight species of medicinal mushrooms.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25954912

Composition and antioxidant activity of water-soluble oligosaccharides from Hericium erinaceus.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25529054

Anti-inflammatory activity of mycelial extracts from medicinal mushrooms.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25271860

Medicinal properties of Hericium erinaceus and its potential to formulate novel mushroom-based pharmaceuticals.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25070597

Hericium erinaceus: an edible mushroom with medicinal values.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23735479

Evaluation of in vivo antioxidant activity of Hericium erinaceus polysaccharides.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23000690

A beta-D-glucan isolated from the fruiting bodies of Hericium erinaceus and its aqueous conformation.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16458867

Maitake Mushrooms

Polysaccharides in Grifola frondosa mushroom and their health promoting properties: A review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28366857

A polysaccharide from Grifola frondosa relieves insulin resistance of HepG2 cell by Akt-GSK-3 pathway.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24908430

Inhibitory potential of Grifola frondosa bioactive fractions on alpha-amylase and alpha-glucosidase for management of hyperglycemia.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24033596

MT-alpha-glucan from the fruit body of the maitake medicinal mushroom Grifola frondosa (higher Basidiomyetes) shows protective effects for hypoglycemic pancreatic beta-cells.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23796219

Inhibitory effects of medicinal mushrooms on ?-amylase and ?-glucosidase – enzymes related to hyperglycemia.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23396484

Antioxidant properties and antioxidant compounds of various extracts from the edible basidiomycete Grifola frondosa (Maitake).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21499220

Hypoglycemic activity of Grifola frondosa rich in vanadium.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19283341

Anti-diabetic effect of an alpha-glucan from fruit body of maitake (Grifola frondosa) on KK-Ay mice.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17430642

Preparation of a chemically sulfated polysaccharide derived from Grifola frondosa and its potential biological activities.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16822541

Maitake (Grifola frondosa) improve glucose tolerance of experimental diabetic rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11349892

Maitake extracts and their therapeutic potential.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11207456

Anti-diabetic activity present in the fruit body of Grifola frondosa (Maitake). I.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7820117

Effect of shiitake (Lentinus edodes) and maitake (Grifola frondosa) mushrooms on blood pressure and plasma lipids of spontaneously hypertensive rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3443885

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Sake Lees

Black rice (Oryza sativa L. var. japonica) hydrolyzed peptides induce expression of hyaluronan synthase 2 gene in HaCaT keratinocytes.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18051758

Quantitation and structural determination of glucosylceramides contained in sake lees.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24389795

Effects of topical application of alpha-D-glucosylglycerol on dermal levels of insulin-like growth factor-i in mice and on facial skin elasticity in humans.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20378988

Effects of ethyl alpha-D-glucoside on skin barrier disruption.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9287396

Effect of ingested concentrate and components of sake on epidermal permeability barrier disruption by UVB irradiation.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15713003

Effects of ethyl-alpha-d-glucoside on human dermal fibroblasts.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28715254

Effect of a sake concentrate on the epidermis of aged mice and confirmation of ethyl alpha-D-glucoside as its active component.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17284832

Radish root

A Novel Compound Rasatiol Isolated from Raphanus sativus Has a Potential to Enhance Extracellular Matrix Synthesis in Dermal Fibroblasts
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3756196/

Vitamins and Skin Health

Topical Retinol Restores Type I Collagen Production in Photoaged Forearm Skin within Four Weeks.
http://www.mdpi.com/2079-9284/3/4/35/htm

Retinoids in the treatment of skin aging: an overview of clinical efficacy and safety.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2699641/

Vitamin E in dermatology.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4976416/

Vitamin E: critical review of its current use in cosmetic and clinical dermatology.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16029671

Interaction of vitamins C and E as better cosmeceuticals.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18045356

Comparative effects of biodynes, tocotrienol-rich fraction, and tocopherol in enhancing collagen synthesis and inhibiting collagen degradation in stress-induced premature senescence model of human diploid fibroblasts.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3874949/

Effect of vitamin C and its derivatives on collagen synthesis and cross-linking by normal human fibroblasts.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18505499

Induction of collagen synthesis by ascorbic acid. A possible mechanism.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2825607

Hyaluronate

The role of hyaluronan in wound healing.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22891615

Molecular insights into the effects of sodium hyaluronate preparations in keratinocytes.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22632105

The use of sodium hyaluronate for the treatment of radiation recall dermatitis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19036906

Hyaluronate fragments reverse skin atrophy by a CD44-dependent mechanism.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1702558/

Proposed mechanisms of action for retinoid derivatives in the treatment of skin aging.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17168870

Effect of hyaluronate on physicochemical and biological properties of collagen solution which could be used as collagen filler.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1628486

Recipes for reconstituting skin.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1875684

Collagen-based wound dressing: effects of hyaluronic acid and fibronectin on wound healing.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3955155

ReJuvenation

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Fucoidan (not restricted to Undaria pinnatifida or Laminaria japonica)

Therapies from Fucoidan; Multifunctional Marine Polymers.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3210604/

The sulfated polysaccharide fucoidan rescues senescence of endothelial colony-forming cells for ischemic repair.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25693733

Therapeutic effect of fucoidan-stimulated endothelial colony-forming cells in peripheral ischemia.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22066680

Fucoidan ingestion increases the expression of CXCR4 on human CD34+ cells.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17533053

The Identification of a SIRT6 Activator from Brown Algae Fucus distichus.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5484140/

L-Arginine HCL

Pharmacogenetic influence of eNOS gene variant on endothelial and glucose metabolism responses to L-arginine supplementation: Post hoc analysis of the L-arginine trial.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26385052

Effects of an L-arginine-based multi ingredient product on endothelial function in subjects with mild to moderate hypertension and hyperhomocysteinemia – a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5290654/

Improvement of the physical performance is associated with activation of NO/PGC-1alpha/mtTFA signaling pathway and increased protein expressions of electron transport chain in gastrocnemius muscle from rats supplemented with L-arginine.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25636591

Mitochondrial dysfunction in brain cortex mitochondria of STZ-diabetic rats: effect of l-Arginine.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24190597

l-Arginine supplementation improves rats’ antioxidant system and exercise performance.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28277983

The effect of l-arginine supplementation on body composition and performance in male athletes: a double-blinded randomized clinical trial.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28120856

Therapeutic Benefits of l-Arginine: An Umbrella Review of Meta-analyses.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5021928/

L-arginine supplementation and risk factors of cardiovascular diseases in healthy men: a double-blind randomized clinical trial.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5510020/

L-Glutamine

Therapeutic benefits of glutamine: An umbrella review of meta-analyses.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5431459/

The Influence of Oral L-Glutamine Supplementation on Muscle Strength Recovery and Soreness Following Unilateral Knee Extension Eccentric Exercise.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25811544

Effect of L-glutamine supplementation on electromyographic activity of the quadriceps muscle injured by eccentric exercise.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3758038/

Glutamine metabolism in advanced age.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4892310/

Effects of 6-month supplementation with beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate, glutamine and arginine on vascular endothelial function of older adults.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4740211/

L-Glycine

Glycine supplementation during calorie restriction accelerates fat loss and protects against further muscle loss in obese mice.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26431812

Deficient synthesis of glutathione underlies oxidative stress in aging and can be corrected by dietary cysteine and glycine supplementation.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3155927/

The effect of arginine or glycine supplementation on gastrointestinal function, muscle injury, serum amino acid concentrations and performance during a marathon run.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10452229

Absorption of triglycine, diglycine, glycine or equimolar mixtures of diglycine and glycine in the perfused small intestine of rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/516999

Creatine Deficiency Syndromes.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK3794/

L-Lysine

Effect of beta-hydroxy-beta-methylbutyrate, arginine, and lysine supplementation on strength, functionality, body composition, and protein metabolism in elderly women.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15105032

Food restriction and lysine supplementation alter growth, RNA, DNA, and protein contents of skeletal muscle.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7558534

Utility of fasting essential amino acid plasma levels in formulation of nutritionally adequate diets III: lowering of rat serum cholesterol levels by lysine supplementation.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1142083

Effect of arginine:lysine and glycine:methionine intake ratios on dyslipidemia and selected biomarkers implicated in cardiovascular disease: A study with hypercholesterolemic rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28475919

Do anabolic nutritional supplements stimulate human growth hormone secretion in elderly women with heart failure?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5555892/

L-Ornithine

Arginine and ornithine supplementation increases growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 serum levels after heavy-resistance exercise in strength-trained athletes.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20300016

L-ornithine supplementation attenuates physical fatigue in healthy volunteers by modulating lipid and amino acid metabolism.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19083482

Effect of arginine, ornithine and citrulline supplementation upon performance and metabolism of trained rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12579527

The effect of L-ornithine hydrochloride ingestion on performance during incremental exhaustive ergometer bicycle exercise and ammonia metabolism during and after exercise.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20717126

Arginine and ornithine supplementation increases growth hormone and insulin-like growth factor-1 serum levels after heavy-resistance exercise in strength-trained athletes.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20300016

Reishi Mushrooms

Activating mitochondrial regulator PGC-1alpha expression by astrocytic NGF is a therapeutic strategy for Huntington’s disease.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22633948

Triterpenoids with neurotrophic activity from Ganoderma lucidum.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21671206

The signaling cascades of Ganoderma lucidum extracts in stimulating non-amyloidogenic protein secretion in human neuroblastoma SH-SY5Y cell lines.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18938219

Ganoderma extract activates MAP kinases and induces the neuronal differentiation of rat pheochromocytoma PC12 cells.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11119721

Therapeutic potential of culinary-medicinal mushrooms for the management of neurodegenerative diseases: diversity, metabolite, and mechanism.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24654802

Potentiation of neuritogenic activity of medicinal mushrooms in rat pheochromocytoma cells.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3720279/

Ganoderma lucidum and its pharmaceutically active compounds.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17875480

Ashwagandha

Neuropharmacological Properties of Withania somnifera – Indian Ginseng: An Overview on Experimental Evidence with Emphasis on Clinical Trials and Patents.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27316579

Withania somnifera and Its Withanolides Attenuate Oxidative and Inflammatory Responses and Up-Regulate Antioxidant Responses in BV-2 Microglial Cells.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27209361

Effect of Withania somnifera Dunal Root Extract on Behavioral Despair Model in Mice: a Possible Role for Nitric Oxide.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27107520

Propensity of Withania somnifera to Attenuate Behavioural, Biochemical, and Histological Alterations in Experimental Model of Stroke.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26718711

Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha) in neurobehavioural disorders induced by brain oxidative stress in rodents: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25828061

Methanolic extracts of Withania somnifera leaves, fruits and roots possess antioxidant properties and antibacterial activities.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3527235/

Phenolic antioxidants attenuate hippocampal neuronal cell damage against kainic acid induced excitotoxicity.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12682435

Scientific basis for the therapeutic use of Withania somnifera (ashwagandha): a review.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10956379

Antioxidant activity of glycowithanolides from Withania somnifera.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9332168

Goji Berries

Lycium barbarum polysaccharide attenuates type II collagen-induced arthritis in mice.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25907010

An evidence-based update on the pharmacological activities and possible molecular targets of Lycium barbarum polysaccharides.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4277126/

An Evidence-Based Systematic Review of Goji (Lycium spp.) by the Natural Standard Research Collaboration.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24806435

Effect of Goji (Lycium barbarum) on expression of genes related to cell survival.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21846086

Goji (Lycium barbarum and L. chinense): Phytochemistry, pharmacology and safety in the perspective of traditional uses and recent popularity.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19844860

Lycium barbarum (goji) juice improves in vivo antioxidant biomarkers in serum of healthy adults.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19185773

A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled, clinical study of the general effects of a standardized Lycium barbarum (Goji) Juice, GoChi.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18447631

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Vitamins and Minerals

The role of vitamins and minerals in energy metabolism and well-being.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17593855

Vitamin A.
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/vitamin-A

Vitamin C.
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/vitamin-C

Vitamin D.
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/vitamin-D

Vitamin E.
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/vitamin-E

Vitamin B-1 (Thiamin).
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/thiamin

Vitamin B-2 (Riboflavin).
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/riboflavin

Vitamin B-6.
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/vitamin-B6

Vitamin B-12.
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/vitamin-B12

Folic Acid.
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/folate

Pantothenic Acid.
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/vitamins/pantothenic-acid

Zinc.
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/minerals/zinc

Manganese.
http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/mic/minerals/manganese

Digestive Enzyme Supplementation

The role of enzyme supplementation in digestive disorders.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19152478

Digestive Enzyme Supplementation in Gastrointestinal Diseases.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4923703/

Can the supplementation of a digestive enzyme complex offer a solution for common digestive problems?
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4094108/

Lactobacillus acidophilus

Effects of probiotic supplementation on glycaemic control and lipid profiles in gestational diabetes: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27209439

Effect of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Bifidobacterium bifidum supplementation to standard triple therapy on Helicobacter pylori eradication and dynamic changes in intestinal flora.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24233772

Lactobacillus acidophilus supplementation in human subjects and their resistance to enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli infection.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23930950

Effect of dietary inclusion of Lactobacillus acidophilus ATCC 43121 on cholesterol metabolism in rats.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18051279

Plasma cobalamin and folate and their metabolic markers methylmalonic acid and total homocysteine among Egyptian children before and after nutritional supplementation with the probiotic bacteria Lactobacillus acidophilus in yogurt matrix.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17162326

Fructooligosaccharides and Lactobacillus acidophilus modify bowel function and protein catabolites excreted by healthy humans.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12368393

Impact of Lactobacillus acidophilus on the normal intestinal microflora after administration of two antimicrobial agents.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3146551

Minor Ingredients

Time- and dose-dependent effect of psyllium on serum lipids in mild-to-moderate hypercholesterolemia: a meta-analysis of controlled clinical trials.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18985059

Microalgae Nutraceuticals.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5302390/

Echinacea purpurea: Pharmacology, phytochemistry and analysis methods.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4441164/

Chronic Inflammatory Diseases and Green Tea Polyphenols.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5490540/

Chronic ingestion of apple pectin can enhance the absorption of quercetin.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19292474

Effects of orange and apple pectin on cholesterol concentration in serum, liver and faeces.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9858130

Effects of kelp supplementation on thyroid function in euthyroid subjects.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14583417

Curcumin

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“Curcumin helps activate more than 700 genes…”

Effects of curcumin on the gene expression profile of L-02 cells.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26171159

Expression profiles of apoptotic genes induced by curcumin in human breast cancer and mammary epithelial cell lines.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16101141

“Thousands of research studies have been done on the health benefits of curcumin”

See PubMed search on curcumin 10,000+ articles): https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=curcumin

“…increase bioavailability or the amount that is absorbed by the body…” (this ref. may apply)

Diverse effects of a low dose supplement of lipidated curcumin in healthy middle aged people.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3518252/

“Fight inflammation…”

Potential Therapeutic Effects of Curcumin, the Anti-inflammatory Agent, Against Neurodegenerative, Cardiovascular, Pulmonary, Metabolic, Autoimmune and Neoplastic Diseases

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2637808/

Epigenetic regulation of high glucose-induced proinflammatory cytokine productionin monocytes by curcumin

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3010508/

Antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of curcumin.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17569207

“Strengthen immunity”

Immune Modulation by Curcumin: The Role of Interleukin-10.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28799796

Curcumin suppresses NTHi-induced CXCL5 expression via inhibition of positive IKKβ pathway and up-regulation of negative MKP-1 pathway.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27538525

Curcumin enhances human macrophage control of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27012592

Curcumin ameliorates autoimmune diabetes. Evidence in accelerated murine models of type 1 diabetes.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24628444

Immunomodulation by curcumin.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17569218

“Promotes overall better health”

Curcumin: From ancient medicine to current clinical trials

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4686230/

Pharmacology of Curcuma longa.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2062949

Curcumin: the Indian solid gold.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17569205

Curcumin, the golden nutraceutical: multitargeting for multiple chronic diseases.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27638428

Curcumin and Health.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26927041

“Support cardiovascular health”

The Emerging Role of Curcumin for Improving Vascular Dysfunction: A Review.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28662351

Curcumin as a potential protective compound against cardiac diseases.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28274852

Curcumin as a potential candidate for treating hyperlipidemia: A review of cellular and metabolic mechanisms.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28012169

Antidotal Effects of Curcumin Against Agents-Induced Cardiovascular Toxicity.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27492624

Curcumin Exerts its Anti-hypertensive Effect by Down-regulating the AT1 Receptor in Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27146402

Curcumin protects against myocardial infarction-induced cardiac fibrosis via SIRT1 activation in vivo and in vitro.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27099472

“Boost your weight loss efforts”

Phytochemicals in regulating fatty acid beta-oxidation: Potential underlying mechanisms and their involvement in obesity and weight loss.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27288729

Potential role of bioavailable curcumin in weight loss and omental adipose tissue decrease: preliminary data of a randomized, controlled trial in overweight people with metabolic syndrome. Preliminary study.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26592847

Curcumin promotes browning of white adipose tissue in a norepinephrine-dependent way.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26362189

Curcumin and obesity.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23339049

“Helps stimulate digestive juices and metabolize food”

Influence of dietary spices or their active principles on digestive enzymes of small intestinal mucosa in rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8616674

Effects of various food ingredients on gall bladder emptying

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3898429/

Fat digestion and absorption in spice-pretreated rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21918995

In vitro influence of spices and spice-active principles on digestive enzymes of rat pancreas and small intestine.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14727769

Influence of dietary spices and their active principles on pancreatic digestive enzymes in albino rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10702999

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Black radish

Contractile effect of radish and betel nut extracts on rabbit gallbladder.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22499720

Antioxidant and choleretic properties of Raphanus sativus L. sprout (Kaiware Daikon) extract.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17177500

Antioxidant effect of squeezed juice from black radish (Raphanus sativus L. var niger) in alimentary hyperlipidaemia in rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16161062

Effects of semi-purified dietary fibers isolated from Lagenaria siceraria, Raphanus sativus and Lentinus edodes on fecal steroid excretions in rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8780968

Raphanus sativus L. var niger as a source of phytochemicals for the prevention of cholesterol gallstones.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23495001

Antilithiasic and hypolipidaemic effects of Raphanus sativus L. var. niger on mice fed with a lithogenic diet.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23093836

Raphanus sativus extract prevents and ameliorates zearalenone-induced peroxidative hepatic damage in Balb/c mice.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19903381

Protective effects of an extract of young radish (Raphanus sativus L) cultivated with sulfur (sulfur-radish extract) and of sulforaphane on carbon tetrachloride-induced hepatotoxicity.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18460814

Protective role of Raphanus sativus root extract on paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity in albino rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17685094

Deoxycholic acid

Specific bile acids inhibit hepatic fatty acid uptake in mice.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3445775/

Effects of dihydroxy bile acids and hydroxy fatty acids on the absorption of oleic acid in the human jejunum.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC372526/

Artichoke extract

The hepatocurative effects of Cynara scolymus L. leaf extract on carbon tetrachloride-induced oxidative stress and hepatic injury in rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27026910

Pharmacological Studies of Artichoke Leaf Extract and Their Health Benefits.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26310198

Protective effect of artichoke leaf extract against paracetamol-induced hepatotoxicity in rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25243875

Effect of pretreatment with artichoke extract on carbon tetrachloride-induced liver injury and oxidative stress.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18583118

Efficacy of different Cynara scolymus preparations on liver complaints.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12738088

Artichoke leaf extract – Recent findings reflecting effects on lipid metabolism, liver and gastrointestinal tracts.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23195590

Hepatoprotective activity of polyphenolic compounds from Cynara scolymus against CCl4 toxicity in isolated rat hepatocytes.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3430163

Polyphenols from artichoke heads (Cynara cardunculus (L.) subsp. scolymus Hayek): in vitro bio-accessibility, intestinal uptake and bioavailability.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25758164

Peppermint oil

Peppermint oil.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17427617

A randomized placebo-controlled trial on the effects of Menthacarin, a proprietary peppermint- and caraway-oil-preparation, on symptoms and quality of life in patients with functional dyspepsia.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28695660

Efficacy and tolerability of a fixed combination of peppermint oil and caraway oil in patients suffering from functional dyspepsia.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11121917

Treatment of functional dyspepsia with a fixed peppermint oil and caraway oil combination preparation as compared to cisapride. A multicenter, reference-controlled double-blind equivalence study.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10604046

Physical and antimicrobial properties of peppermint oil nanoemulsions.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22746096

Peppermint oil decreases the production of virulence-associated exoproteins by Staphylococcus aureus.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21326141

The treatment of small intestinal bacterial overgrowth with enteric-coated peppermint oil: a case report.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12410625

Artemisia extract

Antimicrobial, antioxidative, and insect repellent effects of Artemisia absinthium essential oil.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25317772

Antimicrobial Activity of Artemisia absinthium Against Surgical Wounds Infected by Staphylococcus aureus in a Rat Model.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24293717

Volatile composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Artemisia absinthium growing in Western Ghats region of North West Karnataka, India.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23570523

Antimicrobial and efflux pump inhibitory activity of caffeoylquinic acids from Artemisia absinthium against gram-positive pathogenic bacteria.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21483731

Antibacterial activity of some Artemisia species extract.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20191854

Screening of chemical composition, antimicrobial and antioxidant activities of Artemisia essential oils.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18417176

Composition and antimicrobial activity of the essential oil of Artemisia absinthium from Croatia and France.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12624823

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Grapes

Resveratrol, in its natural combination in whole grape, for health promotion and disease management.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26099945

The acute effects of grape polyphenols supplementation on endothelial function in adults: meta-analyses of controlled trials.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23894543

Inhibitory effects of resveratrol on platelet activation induced by thromboxane a(2) receptor agonist in human platelets.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21213405

Whole grape intake impacts cardiac peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor and nuclear factor kappaB activity and cytokine expression in rats with diastolic dysfunction.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20231522

Grapes, wines, resveratrol, and heart health.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19770673

eNOS activation induced by a polyphenol-rich grape skin extract in porcine coronary arteries.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19155632

Vasoprotective endothelial effects of a standardized grape product in humans.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18805507

Polyphenolic compounds from red grapes acutely improve endothelial function in patients with coronary heart disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16319551

Cardioprotection with grapes.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12409985

Potential health benefits from the flavonoids in grape products on vascular disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12083471

Green Tea

Association of green tea consumption with risk of coronary heart disease in Chinese population.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4843789/

Tea and Health: Studies in Humans.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4055352/

The antioxidant effects of green tea reduces blood pressure and sympathoexcitation in an experimental model of hypertension.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28005704

Green tea consumption is associated with reduced incident CHD and improved CHD-related biomarkers in the Dongfeng-Tongji cohort.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27072746

Green tea catechins: defensive role in cardiovascular disorders.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23845542

Green tea and heart health.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19668087

Green tea reverses endothelial dysfunction in healthy smokers.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1768610/

Prevention of coronary heart disease and cancer by tea, a review.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21432397

Inhibitory effect of Chinese green tea on endothelial cell-induced LDL oxidation.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10580172

Bilberry

Direct effects of Vaccinium myrtillus L. fruit extracts on rat heart mitochondrial functions.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22628017

Acute cardioprotective and cardiotoxic effects of bilberry anthocyanins in ischemia-reperfusion injury: beyond concentration-dependent antioxidant activity.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20978867

Effect of Vaccinium myrtillus and its polyphenols on angiotensin-converting enzyme activity in human endothelial cells.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19441816

Effects of Vaccinium Myrtillus anthocyanosides on arterial vasomotion.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1796918

Studies on Vaccinium myrtillus anthocyanosides. I. Vasoprotective and antiinflammatory activity.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9100

Tomato

Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum) or lycopene supplementation attenuates ventricular remodeling after myocardial infarction through different mechanistic pathways.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28599197

Natural antioxidants from tomato extract reduce blood pressure in patients with grade-1 hypertension: a double-blind, placebo-controlled pilot study.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16368299

Lycopene, tomatoes, and coronary heart disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16032783

Lycopene and human health.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1540258/pdf/hw1077.pdf

Lycopene, tomatoes, and the prevention of coronary heart disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12424333

Role of antioxidant lycopene in cancer and heart disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11022869

Carrot

Hypotensive action of coumarin glycosides from Daucus carota.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11081994

Effect of carrot intake on cholesterol metabolism and on antioxidant status in cholesterol-fed rat.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/14569406

Colours of fruit and vegetables and 10-year incidence of CHD.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21676275

Colors of Fruit and Vegetables and 10-Year Incidence of Stroke.

http://stroke.ahajournals.org/content/42/11/3190.long

 

Grapefruit

Flavanoids induce expression of the suppressor of cytokine signalling 3 (SOCS3) gene and suppress IL-6-activated signal transducer and activator of transcription 3 (STAT3) activation in vascular endothelial cells.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3749869/

Selected dietary flavonoids are associated with markers of inflammation and endothelial dysfunction in U.S. women.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21325476

Naringin improves diet-induced cardiovascular dysfunction and obesity in high carbohydrate, high fat diet-fed rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23446977

Effect of Citrus paradisi extract and juice on arterial pressure both in vitro and in vivo.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19153985

Orange

Polyphenol antioxidants in citrus juices: in vitro and in vivo studies relevant to heart disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12083455

Antiperoxidative, antithyroidal, antihyperglycemic and cardioprotective role of Citrus sinensis peel extract in male mice.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18412146

Hesperidin contributes to the vascular protective effects of orange juice: a randomized crossover study in healthy volunteers.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21068346

Papaya

Blood pressure depression by the fruit juice of Carica papaya (L.) in renal and DOCA-induced hypertension in the rat.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10861964

Vasorelaxation induced by common edible tropical plant extracts in isolated rat aorta and mesenteric vascular bed.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15138017

Pineapple

A review of the use of bromelain in cardiovascular diseases.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21749819

Bromelain induces cardioprotection against ischemia-reperfusion injury through Akt/FOXO pathway in rat myocardium.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18192224

Fibrinolytic and antithrombotic action of bromelain may eliminate thrombosis in heart patients.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6256612

Strawberry

The potential impact of strawberry on human health.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22788743

Promising Health Benefits of the Strawberry: A Focus on Clinical Studies.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27172913

Strawberries decrease atherosclerotic markers in subjects with metabolic syndrome.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2929388/

Strawberry extract caused endothelium-dependent relaxation through the activation of PI3 kinase/Akt.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18816058

Anti-thrombotic effect of strawberries.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16175010

Potential impact of strawberries on human health: a review of the science.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15077879

Apple

Apples in the American diet.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15481742

Beneficial effects of apple peel polyphenols on vascular endothelial dysfunction and liver injury in high choline-fed mice.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28239698

Apple Polyphenols Decrease Atherosclerosis and Hepatic Steatosis in ApoE-/- Mice through the ROS/MAPK/NF-?B Pathway.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26305254

Apples and cardiovascular health–is the gut microbiota a core consideration?

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26016654

Flavonoid-rich apples and nitrate-rich spinach augment nitric oxide status and improve endothelial function in healthy men and women: a randomized controlled trial.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22019438

Apple procyanidins induce hyperpolarization of rat aorta endothelial cells via activation of K+ channels.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21543207

Regulation of vascular endothelial function by procyanidin-rich foods and beverages.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20108902

Apple procyanidins induced vascular relaxation in isolated rat aorta through NO/cGMP pathway in combination with hyperpolarization by multiple K+ channel activations.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19809179

Effect of apple extracts on NF-kappaB activation in human umbilical vein endothelial cells.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16636308

Apricot

Beneficial effects of apricot-feeding on myocardial ischemia-reperfusion injury in rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19271314

Mumefural, citric acid derivative improving blood fluidity from fruit-juice concentrate of Japanese apricot (Prunus mume Sieb. et Zucc).

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10552374

Age-related variations in flavonoid intake and sources in the Australian population.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17125569

Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot): An Overview.

http://jprsolutions.info/newfiles/journal-file-56c3f2964e6076.33101475.pdf

Insights into research on phytochemistry and biological activities of Prunus armeniaca L. (apricot).

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0963996910004473

Cherry

Phytochemical uptake following human consumption of Montmorency tart cherry (L. Prunus cerasus) and influence of phenolic acids on vascular smooth muscle cells in vitro.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26163338

Montmorency Tart cherries (Prunus cerasus L.) modulate vascular function acutely, in the absence of improvement in cognitive performance.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27989253

Effects of Montmorency tart cherry (Prunus Cerasus L.) consumption on vascular function in men with early hypertension.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27146650

Role of Nitric Oxide and Hydrogen Sulfide in the Vasodilator Effect of Ursolic Acid and Uvaol from Black Cherry Prunus serotina Fruits.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26771591

Broccoli

Phenolic compounds in Brassica vegetables.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21193847

Dietary broccoli sprouts protect against myocardial oxidative damage and cell death during ischemia-reperfusion.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20706790

Comparison of the protective effects of steamed and cooked broccolis on ischaemia-reperfusion-induced cardiac injury.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19857366

Potential health benefits of broccoli- a chemico-biological overview.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19519500

Overviews of Biological Importance of Quercetin: A Bioactive Flavonoid.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28082789

The intake of broccoli sprouts modulates the inflammatory and vascular prostanoids but not the oxidative stress-related isoprostanes in healthy humans.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25466142

Sulforaphane inhibits endothelial protein C receptor shedding in vitro and in vivo.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25016099

Sulforaphane improves oxidative status without attenuating the inflammatory response or cardiac impairment induced by ischemia-reperfusion in rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26900720

Cruciferous vegetable phytochemical sulforaphane affects phase II enzyme expression and activity in rat cardiomyocytes through modulation of Akt signaling pathway.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22417554

The influence of sulforaphane on vascular health and its relevance to nutritional approaches to prevent cardiovascular disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23199123

Antithrombotic activities of sulforaphane via inhibiting platelet aggregation and FIIa/FXa.

The influence of sulforaphane on vascular health and its relevance to nutritional approaches to prevent cardiovascular disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24817443

Green cabbage

Sulforaphane inhibits endothelial protein C receptor shedding in vitro and in vivo.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25016099

Sulforaphane improves oxidative status without attenuating the inflammatory response or cardiac impairment induced by ischemia-reperfusion in rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26900720

Cruciferous vegetable phytochemical sulforaphane affects phase II enzyme expression and activity in rat cardiomyocytes through modulation of Akt signaling pathway.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22417554

The influence of sulforaphane on vascular health and its relevance to nutritional approaches to prevent cardiovascular disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23199123

Antithrombotic activities of sulforaphane via inhibiting platelet aggregation and FIIa/FXa.

The influence of sulforaphane on vascular health and its relevance to nutritional approaches to prevent cardiovascular disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/24817443

Onion

Evaluation of cardioprotective effect of aqueous extract of Allium cepa Linn. bulb on isoprenaline-induced myocardial injury in Wistar albino rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27920825

Comparison of the hypotensive and bradycardic activity of ginkgo, garlic, and onion extracts.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21269057

Methanolic extract of onion (Allium cepa) attenuates ischemia/hypoxia-induced apoptosis in cardiomyocytes via antioxidant effect.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19234663

Vasorelaxant and hypotensive effects of Allium cepa peel hydroalcoholic extract in rat.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18819643

An evaluation of garlic and onion as antithrombotic agents.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8860105

Garlic

Traditional herbs: a remedy for cardiovascular disorders.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26656228

Allicin: chemistry and biological properties.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25153873

Antioxidant action and therapeutic efficacy of Allium sativum L.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23292331

Comparison of the hypotensive and bradycardic activity of ginkgo, garlic, and onion extracts.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21269057

Antiplatelet activity of Allium ursinum and Allium sativum.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19174616

The effect of Allium sativum on ischemic preconditioning and ischemia reperfusion induced cardiac injury.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21279182

Herbs and dietary supplements in the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11834913

Effect of dietary garlic (Allium Sativum) on the blood pressure in humans–a pilot study.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10979632

An evaluation of garlic and onion as antithrombotic agents.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8860105

Cardioprotective actions of garlic (Allium sativum).

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8457243

Black currant

Hypotensive, cardiodepressant, and vasorelaxant activities of black currant (Ribes nigrum ‘Ben Sarek’) juice.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27564244

The health benefits of blackcurrants.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22673662

Proanthocyanidins, from Ribes nigrum leaves, reduce endothelial adhesion molecules ICAM-1 and VCAM-1.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16091140

Anti-inflammatory evaluation of a hydroalcoholic extract of black currant leaves (Ribes nigrum).

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/2615431

Wheat germ

Fermented wheat germ extract (avemar) in the treatment of cardiac remodeling and metabolic symptoms in rats.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19622599

Wheat germ supplementation of a low vitamin E diet in rats affords effective antioxidant protection in tissues.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18689553

A novel antioxidant peptide derived from wheat germ prevents high glucose-induced oxidative stress in vascular smooth muscle cells in vitro.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/27921108

Wheat germ agglutinin-induced platelet activation via platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule-1: involvement of rapid phospholipase C gamma 2 activation by Src family kinases.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11669637

Wheat germ agglutinin inhibits thrombin-induced rises in cytosolic free calcium and prostacyclin synthesis by human umbilical vein endothelial cells.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/3142886

Olive

Hydroxytyrosol and potential uses in cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and AIDS.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25988120

Valuable nutrients and functional bioactives in different parts of olive (Olea europaea L.)-a review.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22489153

Investigation into the biological properties of the olive polyphenol, hydroxytyrosol: mechanistic insights by genome-wide mRNA-Seq analysis.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21953375

Oleuropein in olive and its pharmacological effects.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21179340

Active components and clinical applications of olive oil.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/18069902

Cucumber

Phytochemical and therapeutic potential of cucumber.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23098877

Cucurbitacins – An insight into medicinal leads from nature.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4441156/

Cucurbitacin B Protects Against Pressure Overload Induced Cardiac Hypertrophy.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28390176

Asparagus

Improvement of Blood Pressure, Glucose Metabolism, and Lipid Profile by the Intake of Powdered Asparagus ( Lú Sŭn) Bottom-stems and Cladophylls.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3924997/

Constituents of Asparagus officinalis evaluated for inhibitory activity against cyclooxygenase-2.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15080623

Effects of Vegetables on Cardiovascular Diseases and Related Mechanisms.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/28796173

Folate: a key to optimizing health and reducing disease risk in the elderly.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12569109

Chemical constituents of Asparagus

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3249924/