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Latest Oleoylethanolamide literature on alcohol abuse, alcohol use disorders (AUDs) and liver protection

Oleoylethanolamide for alcohol abuse

Oleoylethanolamide (OEA), marketed mainly as an appetite regulator in weight loss supplement formulas, has nowadays been proven to have anti-inflammatory and antioxidant functions, showing neuroprotective effects in fighting against alcohol abuse in preclinical studies.

Effects of Pyrroloquinoline Quinone (PQQ) Supplementation on Aerobic Exercise Performance and Indices of Mitochondrial Biogenesis in Untrained Men

Pyrroloquinoline quinone (PQQ) is a novel supplement involved in processes such as mitochondrial biogenesis and cellular energy metabolism. Since endurance exercise and PQQ exhibit similar mechanisms for mitochondrial biogenesis, it is plausible that PQQ may have ergogenic value. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to examine the effects of a six-week endurance exercise training program on mitochondrial biogenesis and aerobic performance in nonendurance-trained males.

5-Alpha-Hydroxy-Laxogenin is banned by the FDA in Oct 2019!

FDA banned ingredients

On October 25, 2019, FDA updated its newsletter of the Dietary Supplement Ingredient Advisory List to all its subscribers.  5-Alpha-Hydroxy-Laxogenin was the newly added ingredient. Any of you who see this news, please stop buying laxogenin powder since FDA is going to ban it from the dietary supplement list. Among the list, they are several […]

Hydroxyethoxyphenyl Butanone (HEPB): A novel Cosmetic ingredient is finally regarded as safe by the European Union used as a cosmetic preservative in 2019

Hydroxyethoxyphenyl Butanone as cosmetic preservative in EU

3 months ago (On April 7, 2019), the Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety of the European Commission has published its final opinion on HEPB, the Hydroxyethoxyphenyl Butanone. The Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) is one of the independent scientific committees managed by the Directorate-General for Health and Consumer Protection of the European Commission, which provide scientific advice to the Commission […]

Vine tea extract: An anti-hangover plant for human, has a wide application in the animal nutrition health industry

vine tea plant

Many people like vine tea because it contains dihydromyricetin (DHM), a flavonoid ingredient that helps break down alcohol, and is used as a hangover artifact after drinking. But vine tea can also bring nutrition and protection to animals. Have you heard of this? Through the Internet, we can understand that vine tea is mainly distributed […]