Month: February 2012

Brain Support Older folks

FDA Alert On Statins, Diabetes, and Memory Loss

Yesterday, the FDA issued new safety labeling for statin drugs that named elevated diabetes risk, as well as memory loss and mental confusion as possible side effects of the popular…

Brain Support

Fish Oil and Brain Shrinkage

An article published this week talks about the connection between low omega-3 fats and accelerated brain aging.  The researchers found that people with the lowest level of omega-3 fats had…

Dr. OZ Fatigue

Dr. Oz: Unusual Fatigue Cures

Friday’s Dr. Oz show brought us a laundry list of causes for fatigue including H. Pylori, gargling, and coffee.  Here, we take a closer look at his suggestions about eating…

Children Pregnancy

Mom’s Omega-3’s Reduce Baby’s Eczema Odds

Women who took just 900mg of omega-3 starting at week 21 of pregnancy gave birth to babies with 38% lower risk of eczema and more than 50% less risk of…

Beauty Hair, Skin, and Nail Support Older folks

Pine Bark Extract Anti-Aging For Skin

Women who took 75mg Pycnogenol, a pine bark extract, for 12 weeks experienced increases in skin elasticity and hydration.  Dry skin decreased noticeably in women who had dry skin prior…

Brain Support

Low Vitamin D Kids: Food Allergies and Eczema

Children living in areas of the country where they are exposed to less sunlight had lower Vitamin D levels and an increased risk of developing food allergies as well as…

Brain Support Older folks

Green Tea May Give A Bump to Elders’ Brain Function

Green tea extract and l-theanine improved memory and attention in a form of early dementia called mild cognitive impairment(MCI).  MCI is a more progressed form of the normal cognitive slowing…

Blood Sugar Support Core Health Mood Support Stress Uncategorized

The Amazing Ashwagandha

Ashwagandha is part of a group of plants called the adaptogens.  Just as the name sounds, an adaptogen helps you adapt to stress. Increased Well-Being One trial found that Ashwagandha…

Heart & Vascular Health Uncategorized

Atrial Fibrillation Risk

People whose blood level of omega-3 was in the top 25% were 30% less likely to develop atrial fibrillation.