The Electrain Series: Iron

Electrain Series Iron, present both in the earth and our bodies, serves a crucial role. It functions as hemoglobin in the human body and is additionally distributed in the liver, spleen, muscle tissue, and bone marrow in the form of ferritin. [1]  We need around 10–18 milligrams of iron a day. [2] ‍ Iron is […]

The Electrain Series: Niacin (Vitamin B3)

Vitamin B3(NAD)(Niacin) ‍ Niacin, also known as Vitamin B3 or nicotinic acid. First synthesized in 1867 when German scientists oxidized nicotine, niacin is found in meat, poultry, red fish and, in smaller amounts, nuts, legumes, and seeds. Some symptoms of deficiency include anemia, headaches, and fatigue. [1] Niacin is a precursor to NAD ( nicotinamide […]

The Electrain Series: Vitamin E

In 1922, Herbert McLean Evans and Katharine Scott Bishop discovered Vitamin E (α-tocopherol). Subsequently, Evans and Gladys Anderson Emerson isolated it in a pure form in 1935 at the University of California, Berkeley. ‍ Read more to find out about how vitamin E improves the skin and  ‍ In 1922, Herbert McLean Evans and Katharine […]

The Electrain Series: CoQ10

The first supplement in our Electrain Series is Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10), specially we will compare ubiquinone and ubiquinol.

The Electrain Series-Caffeine

Our next mitochondrial supplement is caffeine. The term ‘caffeine’ originates from the Arabic word ‘qahweh.’ Chemists first isolated it in 1819 from coffee, and it is naturally present in chocolate, tea, and cacao pods. Beans, guarana, and kola nuts also contain caffeine. Caffeine is very popular and more than eighty percent of adults in North […]

The Electrain Series-Melatonin

At first glance, the inclusion of melatonin as the fourth supplement might come as a surprise, given its well-known role in promoting sleep. This hormone is naturally produced by the pineal gland, particularly in conditions of low light detection, and its discovery dates back to 1958 when American physician Aaron B. Lerner identified it at […]

The Electrain Series-Riboflavin

The third supplement in The Electrain Series is Riboflavin. Do you wonder what makes your urine yellow? It’s riboflavin! It is also known as Vitamin B2. Alexander Wynter Blyth first discovered riboflavin in 1879 in milk. However, it was officially named and extracted in 1922. The same Vitamin B2 was also found in eggs and […]

The Electrain Series-Magnesium

In The Electrain Series, the second supplement is Magnesium (Mg2+). The term “magnesium” originates from Magnesia, a district in Greece. Chemist Joseph Black unearthed magnesium as an element in 1755. Although magnesium is the seventh most abundant element on Earth, it is not found freely in nature due to its high reactivity, resulting in its […]

The Electrain Series-CoQ10

The first supplement we will be exploring is Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10). The two forms are ubiquinone and ubiquinol and they will be compared in this post!