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Last week I shared with you one particular episode demonstrating how nutritional research can be distorted to suggest something other than it’s accurate findings. This week, we’re going to explore why vitamin supplementation is important.


A few evenings ago, during an interview on a major media outlet, I heard a noted physician and author state emphatically that people should not take vitamin supplements, because it is myth that they are beneficial! He went on to say there is no scientific proof that taking any type of nutritional supplement improves health, and in fact there are studies which indicate they are dangerous! I was stunned and speechless. I couldn’t believe my ears.


The US Army has funded a 20 month project, to identify nutritional therapies that can help prevent, mitigate or treat traumatic brain injury and spinal cord injury.   The Institute of Medicine has established an expert committee that will, “consider preventative interventions as well as those that might be effective during the acute phase and […]


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 […]


Over the years, I’ve read numerous intriguing studies about the role nutrition plays in violent behavior.  Other studies have clearly demonstrated a link between heavy metals and vitamin deficiencies.   A new study from the Netherlands found prisoners given supplements of vitamins, minerals and omega-3 f and omega-6 fatty acids, have the potential to reduce […]