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2012-05-16 06:27:43

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans increasingly feel more confident about their health when taking a vitamin or supplement. According to The Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI) annual survey, 93 percent of vitamin takers expressed this confidence, up from 71 percent in 2011. Conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of The Vitamin Shoppe, the survey asked 1,000 U.S. adults about their vitamin and supplement habits to reveal America's view on the topic....

2012-05-16 06:26:19

New Research Shows No Significant Differences in Absorption between Tablet and Softgel Capsule Forms of Folic Acid NORTHRIDGE, Calif., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The bioavailability of folic acid does not significantly differ between delivery in standard tablet or softgel capsule forms, according to research published in this month's Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Folic Acid helps support a women's pregnancy and development of a healthy newborn. "This...

2012-05-07 06:27:08

WEST ORANGE, N.J., May 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A new non-prescription Reproductive Support Dietary Supplement, Pregnitude(TM), which contains myo-inositol (2 g), plus folic acid (200 mcg), is now available for women who are having difficulty conceiving, Everett Laboratories announced today. In clinical studies, Pregnitude has been shown to help support ovulation function and menstrual cycle regularity as well as support the quality of a woman's eggs. "Everett Labs is proud to make this new,...

2012-05-03 10:24:45

LAS VEGAS, May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Altrient, Inc., a maker of high-performance nutritional supplements, will have plenty of Altrient(TM) C and Altrient(TM) ME(TM) on hand at the upcoming CrossFit Southern California Regional Qualifier at the Pomona Fairplex in Pomona, CA, May 11-13. The CrossFit Regionals are among the most punishing fitness competitions on the planet, and Team Altrient will be ready to help these elite athletes power up for their WODs (Workout of the Day) and recover...

2012-04-24 02:26:04

LAS VEGAS, April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Altrient, Inc., a maker of high-performance nutritional supplements and a Silver Sponsor of the 2012 CrossFit Regionals, will be in the Denver area on May 4-6 for the Southwest Regional Qualifier at the Douglas County Event Center. Altrient(TM) spokesperson, Cheryl Brost, who earned the title of 7th Fittest Woman in the World at the 2011 Reebok CrossFit World Games, will also be on hand to help introduce the company to CrossFit athletes and fans....

2012-04-23 02:28:06

Fresh from the largest gathering of natural health and organic leaders in Western Canada VANCOUVER, April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Holistic nutritionist Joy McCarthy, in partnership with the Canadian Health Food Association (CHFA), today released her top five healthy living trends and tips for spring 2012.  Her findings are based on observations in her own practice and interviews with natural health and organic leaders at the recent CHFA West event, the largest natural health...

Big Doses Of Vitamin C May Lower Blood Pressure
2012-04-20 08:46:10

But hold the supplements, for now, researchers say Taking large doses of vitamin C may moderately reduce blood pressure, according to an analysis of years of research by Johns Hopkins scientists. But the researchers stopped short of suggesting people load up on supplements. “Our research suggests a modest blood pressure lowering effect with vitamin C supplementation, but before we can recommend supplements as a treatment for high blood pressure, we really need more research to...

2012-04-17 02:26:04

LAS VEGAS, April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vitamin C is everywhere. It's in various whole foods. It's added to many processed foods. Vitamin C tablets, capsules, powders and liquids are available at thousands of pharmacies, supermarkets, warehouse clubs and websites. Yet, the CEO of Altrient, Inc., maker of high-performance Altrient(TM) C, says that when it comes to vitamin C, consumers have almost no choice at all. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111213/LA20305) (Logo:...

2012-04-12 09:54:29

Association of serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 and D2 with academic performance in childhood: Findings from a prospective birth cohort High levels of vitamin D do not seem to boost teens' academic performance, indicates research published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Some previous research has linked higher levels of the vitamin to enhanced brainpower (cognitive function) in adults. The authors wanted to find out if the same was true of children, and what...

2012-04-03 20:14:13

TAU researcher finds that vitamin D deficiency is associated with increased mortality in intensive care patients Scientists have long believed that vitamin D, which is naturally absorbed from sunlight, has an important role in the functioning of the body's autoimmune system. Now Prof. Howard Amital of Tel Aviv University's Sackler Faculty of Medicine and Sheba Medical Center has discovered that the vitamin may also affect the outcomes of patients in intensive care. In a six-month study,...