Entries by Anil Bajnath

DNA Methylation: What You Should Know

DNA methylation is a biological process that changes the structure of DNA. It can affect how tightly your genes are packaged and how easily they’re turned on or off. This process is an important part of normal cellular activity and helps protect cells from damage caused by stressors like toxins, poor diet, etc. Follow us […]

OXIDATIVE STRESS: Deterioration of Our Cells

Oxidative stress is a term that refers to the deterioration of our cells and tissues due to an imbalance between the production of free radicals and antioxidants. Free radicals are highly reactive molecules with unpaired electrons, which can cause harm when they interact with other important molecules in our cells. Antioxidants, on the other hand, […]

WHAT IS MITOPHAGY?

Mitophagy is a process that occurs in cells, and it’s essentially the destruction of old or dysfunctional mitochondria. It’s important to know about mitophagy because as we age, our bodies lose their ability to carry out this process properly. When mitophagy does not occur properly it can lead to mitochondrial disease which has been linked […]

FISETIN: Why are people taking this supplement?

Fisetin is a flavonoid found in many fruits and vegetables. It has been shown to have anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, and anticancer effects. Because of the potential health benefits it may provide, fisetin supplements are becoming more popular as people look for alternatives to other medications that they may not be comfortable with or want to take […]

EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX

The extracellular matrix is a network of proteins and other molecules in the space between cells. It helps cells attach to one another and move around. You can think about this like scaffolding for building a house: it provides support and structure for all kinds of activities inside the cell without getting too involved in […]

METABOLIC ENDOTOXEMIA

Metabolic endotoxemia is a condition that affects many people in America. In fact, recent studies estimate that over one-third of adults in the United States have this health issue. It’s been estimated that it may soon be indirectly a leading cause of death. Follow us on this week’s blog to learn what it is and […]

Hashimotos: The Most Common Cause of Hypothyroidism

Hashimoto’s, also known as Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis, is considered to be the most common cause of hypothyroidism. It is an autoimmune disorder that causes your thyroid to produce less than optimal amounts of hormones. The body needs these hormones to regulate its metabolism and other functions. Follow us along as we discuss what Hashimoto’s is and […]