Nutrition

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Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan have determined that niacin or vitamin B3 after a stroke may help to improve neurological function.   Animals with a stroke were given niacin, their brains experienced the growth of new nerve cells and blood vessels, which improved their brain function.   The researchers are now planning […]


One of the important components in the process of the hardening of the arteries is chronic inflammation and oxidative stress.  They are considered common risk factors for its development.  Zinc is an essential micronutrient that can function as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant, and the researchers theorized may protect arteries against its development. Several studies have […]


Researchers at two universities, Cornell and Harvard conducted a study that determined among women 45 years and beyond, the regular consumption of vitamin E decreased the risk of developing Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) also known as emphysema by approximately 10% in smokers and non-smokers   COPD is a major cause of lung disease and […]



      Taking aspirin or another pain reliever to halt a headache is a common daily activity in developed nations.   Many people don’t know that aspirin’s active ingredient is derived from a tree bark that’s been used for thousands of years in various parts of the world. Our ancestors employed numerous herbs with chemical […]


Penn State University researchers conducted a study to determine if garlic possesses anti-cancer properties.  They gave volunteers a nontoxic form of sodium nitrate along with capsules containing 1, 3 or 5 grams fresh garlic, 3 grams aged garlic extract, or 500 milligrams vitamin C for 7 days. The participants’ urine samples were collected and analyzed […]


  Here’s a very informative study, that shows how results can lead to unfounded conclusions and mislead you into a false assumption.  While there’s a voluminous number of scientific studies that clearly demonstrate the role vitamin deficiency states play in the development of cancer, this study suggests otherwise.  Research studies from time to time have […]


    Australian researchers have determined that daily vitamin supplements produced a two-fold reduction in disability caused by migraine headaches.  Previous studies have found that CoQ10 and magnesium supplementation can help reduce the frequency and severity of migraines.   Researchers at the Genomoics Research centre in Brisbane have found that a gene that reportedly makes […]


  New research in the FASEB Journal shows that high levels of phosphate in sodas and processed foods accelerate the aging process in mice and contribute to age-associated complications such as chronic kidney disease.   As if we didn’t already have enough reason to stop drinking sodas and eliminate processed foods from our diet, here’s […]


A study, composed of over 100,000 participants, including 71,354 women enrolled in the Nurses’ Health study and 40,215 men enrolled in the Health Professionals Follow-Up Study were evaluated to determine the number of cases of emphysema.    Emphysema, also known as COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) is a group of lung diseases that block airflow […]

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