January 19, 2021

New Study Puts Cancer Patient Vitamin D Deficiency Under The Spotlight

New research has concluded that severe vitamin D deficiency is an independent contributor to hospital and 1-year mortality in critically ill cancer patients, and that intensive care unit (ICU) survivors may benefit from supplementation.
December 18, 2020

Vitamin D Clue To Autism Spectrum Disorder In Boys

A deficiency in vitamin D on the mother's side could explain why autism spectrum disorder is three times more common in boys, say researchers from the University of Queensland in Australia.
December 10, 2020

New Study Finds Fish Oil Omega-3s EPA And DHA Work Differently On Chronic Inflammation

The omega-3 fatty acids EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid) and DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) work differently against chronic inflammation, according to the results of a small randomized study, suggesting each has its own important role to play in regulating the immune system.
December 10, 2020

Weekly Folic Acid Boost Shows Potential To Halve Birth Defects

Researchers have found the risk of birth defects can be greatly reduced if women significantly increase their folic acid intake.
December 10, 2020

Mediterranean Diet Reduces Risk Of Having Another Heart Attack

A new study from Spain has found that patients with heart disease can reduce their risk of having another heart attack by consuming a Mediterranean-style diet.
December 3, 2020

Resveratrol Shows Potential As SARS-Cov-2 Antiviral, Study Finds

A recent study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research reveals that resveratrol can inhibit the replication of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), the causative pathogen of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
December 3, 2020

Lockdowns & COVID Fuel Renewed Interest In Vitamin D

A whopping two out of three consumers are concerned they are not getting enough vitamin D, according to a new survey.
November 26, 2020

Consuming More Vitamin B3 Can Protect Skin Cells From UV Exposure & Lower Cancer Risk

Researchers in Italy say adding more niacin (vitamin B3) to your diet can protect the skin from ultraviolet (UV) exposure and reduce the risk of developing skin cancer.