August 25, 2022

How drugs interfere with the efficacy of essential micronutrients (part 2)

In the first part of this article, we mentioned various mechanisms through which drugs can induce or aggravate a deficit of micronutrients. In the following, we want to shed more light on why an optimal supply of those vital cellular nutrients is so significant for maintaining or restoring health. [...]
August 18, 2022

How drugs interfere with the efficacy of essential micronutrients (part 1)

Unlike drugs, natural micronutrients are imperative for the optimal functioning of our cells. We could not survive without them. In contrast, drugs are usually synthetic substances that can cause many side effects and interactions in the body. On top of that, they are usually only able to mask or alleviate symptoms. So while many micronutrients are absolutely vital, quite a few drugs even have life-damaging properties. Nevertheless, it is precisely the fact that drugs always carry the risk of causing further diseases that makes that inhumane business model all the more attractive for the pharmaceutical investment industry. [...]
March 11, 2022

New Analysis Shows Micronutrient Deficiency On Admission To Hospital For COVID-19 Related To High Risk Of ICU Admission & Death

A new systematic review authored by researchers from Greece examines the prognostic role of micronutrient status and dietary supplement use in COVID-19 outcomes. Finding that micronutrient […]
September 11, 2020

Vitamin D Levels Predict Future Health Problems And Risk Of Death

In a paper presented at the 22nd European Congress of Endocrinology, a recent online event, a team of scientists led by Dr. Leen Antonio from University […]
July 24, 2020

New Study Provides Evidence Showing Vitamin C Deficiency Is Common Worldwide

A new review of the available scientific evidence suggests that vitamin C deficiency is common worldwide. Published in the journal Nutrients, it examines global research on […]
April 29, 2020

Nutritional Deficiencies in Young People: Causes, Consequences and Strategies

Being in the ‘prime of life’, health problems of individuals ranging from teenage years to late twenties rarely cause concern. However, this stage of life can be challenging for many reasons. As young men and women push their bodies to achieve athletic, aesthetic and professional goals, they may not keep track of nutrition and may follow restrictive diets and develop undiagnosed nutritional deficiencies.
December 19, 2019

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked To Poor Outcome In Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Patients

A new study published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology has found that vitamin D deficiency is linked to poor outcomes in patients with Hodgkin’s lymphoma, […]
December 5, 2019

Despite Plentiful Sun, Study Finds High Rates Of Vitamin D Deficiency In Africa

Providing further evidence that vitamin D deficiency is a worldwide problem, a new study has found high rates of it among populations in Africa. The researchers […]