Vitamins

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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.


A new research study has determined that junk food may contribute to brain shrinkage, while a nutrient rich diet, containing vitamins and fish may protect the brain from aging. Processed fast foods containing trans-fats (found in fried foods, cakes and biscuits) were linked to lower scores in tests and more shrinkage, similar to what occurs […]


Lowering the level of a known toxic amino acid, homocysteine using vitamin therapy, according to researchers, has a role in reducing the incidence of stroke. An article published recently in the Journal of the American Medical Association statues that vitamin therapy, once frequently recommended to lower homocysteine levels, should continue to play a role in […]


According to a new study published in Cancer Causes Control, supplementation with antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E is strongly associated with lower levels of colon cancer. The researchers also found that folate, a B vitamin is associated with lower cancer risk as well.


Researchers from the University of California at San Diego’s rule of medicine in Creighton University School of Medicine have discovered that when much higher doses of vitamin D are consumed on a daily basis, the risks associated with developing several major chronic diseases are reduced by approximately 50%. Dr. Cedric Garland, professor of Family and […]


Researchers from the University of California at San Diego’s rule of medicine in Creighton University School of Medicine have discovered that when much higher doses of vitamin D are consumed on a daily basis, the risks associated with developing several major chronic diseases are reduced by approximately 50%. Dr. Cedric Garland, professor of Family and […]



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 […]

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