July 22, 2024

Omega-3 Fatty Acid Intake May Lessen Acne Severity

In a study in the Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology that included 60 individuals with mild to moderate acne, following the Mediterranean diet and taking omega-3 fatty acid supplements led to significant reductions in inflammatory and non-inflammatory skin lesions, as well as an improved quality of life.
July 22, 2024

Higher Calcium and Zinc Intakes Linked to Healthier Pregnancy Outcomes

Women with higher intakes of calcium and zinc in the three months before they conceived were significantly less likely to suffer hypertensive disorders during their pregnancy compared with those who had lower intakes of these essential minerals, according to new research.
July 12, 2024

Omega-3 Fatty Acids Cut Risk For Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Increasing dietary intake of long-chain omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, in particular docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) and eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA), cuts the risk for age-related macular degeneration, a study has found.
July 12, 2024

Vitamins E and B12 Reduce Risk of Pregnancy Complications

Higher circulating levels of vitamins E and B12 reduce the likelihood of pregnancy complications, according to a recent study.
June 27, 2024

Folic Acid May Increase Placenta Size

Supplementing with folic acid before and during pregnancy may increase placental size, according to findings published recently in the journal Nutrients.
June 27, 2024

Can Alzheimer’s Really be Reversed, as a New Documentary Claims?

Two people diagnosed with Alzheimer's claim to have conquered the disease through simple lifestyle changes.
June 21, 2024

Micronutrients Might Help Women With Antenatal Depression, And Their Babies

Research shows that increasing nutrients in maternal diets and reducing consumption of ultra-processed foods could improve the mental health of mothers and their babies.
June 14, 2024

New Study Shows Vitamin C Boosts DNA Damage and Cell Death in Melanoma Cells

A recent study shows that there may be a more effective way to treat melanoma by using vitamin C to increase DNA damage in cancer cells, leading to their death.