August 31, 2023

Preterm Babies Given Certain Fatty Acids Found To Have Better Vision

Preterm babies given a supplement with a combination of omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids have better visual function by the age of two and a half. This has been shown by a study at the University of Gothenburg.
August 25, 2023

Brains With Alzheimer’s Disease Have Subnormal Levels of Important Dietary Antioxidants

A new study published in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease shows that brain levels of dietary lutein, zeaxanthin, lycopene, and vitamin E in people with Alzheimer's disease are half those in normal brains.
August 25, 2023

Intake of Plant Compounds Linked to Lower COVID-19 Risk

Individuals who consume higher amounts of specific plant-derived compounds, such as polyphenols and particular types of lignans and phytosterols, are at a reduced risk of contracting COVID-19, a new study by authors from Poland has concluded.
August 18, 2023

Large Study Suggests People With Low Levels Of Vitamin K Have Less Healthy Lungs

People with low levels of vitamin K in their blood are more likely to have poor lung function and to say they suffer with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and wheezing, according to a new study.
August 18, 2023

Food Supplements Are Transforming Tuberculosis Survival In India

A new study quantifies the substantial impact of diet on the successful treatment and containment of tuberculosis.
August 11, 2023

Vitamin D Improves Outcomes Of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients

A new study finds that supplementation with 25(OH) vitamin D, in an Italian cohort of hospitalized COVID-19 patients that were deficient, resulted in a reduced length of hospital stay compared to those who were not supplemented.
August 11, 2023

U.S. Preventative Services Task Force Recommends Folic Acid Supplement Before & During Pregnancy

The U.S Preventive Services Task Force recommends folic acid supplementation for women planning to or who could become pregnant. These recommendations form the basis of a final recommendation statement published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA).
August 3, 2023

Large Study Shows Link Between Vitamin D And Psoriasis Severity

A person's vitamin D levels could play an important role in psoriasis severity, according to one of the largest studies to date.