Month: June 2012

Heart & Vascular Health

Magnesium Slashes Stroke Risk

  According to a study published in the journal Atherosclerosis this year, more magnesium intake was linked to significantly less risk of stroke.  In both men and women, high magnesium…

Heart & Vascular Health

Higher CoQ10, Lower Coronary Artery Disease

  Patients having at least one coronary artery blocked by 50% had significantly lower levels of blood Coq10 when compared to healthy controls.  Those with coronary artery disease were deficient…

Diet Heart & Vascular Health Uncategorized

Fiber Loves Your Heart

  Increased fiber consumption may benefit your heart as well as your digestive tract. A group of researchers followed nearly 400 people over 24 years and measured their fiber intake….


Olive Oil Salad Dressing Beats Fat-Free and Ranch

  Your choice of salad dressing helps determine the amount of antioxidants your body absorbs from a salad, according to a study published in the journal Molecular Nutrition and Food Research….

Babies Cognitive

Folic Acid And Autism Risk

  Mothers of normally developing children were more likely to have consumed 600mcg or more folic acid daily than mothers of autistic children, particularly during the first month of pregnancy,…

Bone and Joint Health

Quercetin May Help Ease Knee Pain

  Quercetin, along with the joint supplements glucosamine and chondroitin, reduced knee pain when walking or trying to climb stairs. Patients took the combo for 16 weeks.  Quercetin is an…

Blood Sugar Support

Cinnamon Helpful For Diabetic Blood Sugar

  A meta-analysis of six different studies supports the use of cinnnamon in managing high blood sugar.   In these studies, diabetic patients were given between 1 and 6 grams…


Vitamin D For Painful Periods

A letter published this year in The Archives Of Internal Medicine reported the results of a study in which vitamin D reduced menstrual pain. Scientists gave a group of women…

Cancer Research Fatigue

American Ginseng Cuts Cancer Fatigue

Cancer patients often suffer from fatigue thought to be related to inflammation or to dysregulated stress hormones. Inflammation is an activation of the immune response that can arise from the…