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2011-11-20 03:05:00

Taking daily doses of a fermented drink of fruits and vegetables may have a positive impact on blood sugar and blood insulin levels. Digestion was also shown to improve significantly in the pilot study - published in the European Journal of Orthomolecular and Related Medicine - says a spokesperson from Phyto Vita LLC. Munich, Germany (PRWEB) November 19, 2011 A recent pilot research study in Germany has shown that a fermented drink made from fruits and vegetables may have a very positive...

2011-11-14 11:27:55

Low levels of vitamin C were associated with higher levels of high sensitivity C-Reactive protein (hsCRP) and shorter intervals without major cardiac issues or death for heart failure patients, in research presented at the American Heart Association's Scientific Sessions 2011. Compared to those with high vitamin C intake from food, heart failure patients in the study who had low vitamin C intake were 2.4 times more likely to have higher levels of hsCRP, a marker for inflammation and a risk...

2011-11-04 21:17:46

Light-skinned people who avoid the sun are twice as likely to suffer from vitamin D deficiency as those who do not, according to a study of nearly 6,000 people by researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine. Surprisingly, the use of sunscreen did not significantly affect blood levels of vitamin D, perhaps because users were applying too little or too infrequently, the researchers speculate. The study adds to a growing debate about how to balance the dangers of sun exposure...

2011-11-01 15:33:14

A study of postmenopausal women found no significant mortality benefit from vitamin D after controlling for health risk factors such as abdominal obesity. The only exception was that thin-waisted women with low vitamin D levels might face some risk. The results agree with advice issued last year by the Institute of Medicine that cautioned against vitamin D having a benefit beyond bone health. Doctors agree that vitamin D promotes bone health, but a belief that it can also prevent cancer,...

2011-10-25 07:00:00

Vitamin Wagon has added the popular eHGH Anti-Aging Formula from AnuMed-Int'l to its line of products in addition to e-HCG homeopathic Fat-Release System (PRWEB) October 25, 2011 Vitamin Wagon has added the popular eHGH Anti-Aging Formula from AnuMed-Int'l to its line of products in addition to e-HCG homeopathic Fat-Release System as the relationship between AnuMed-Int'l and Vitamin Wagon continues to grow. eHGH supplementation, when used appropriately, from the proven and certified...

2011-10-24 22:56:44

Low vitamin D levels are associated with an increased risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), but the first randomized, controlled trial using high-dose vitamin D in MS did not find any added benefit over and above ongoing low-dose vitamin D supplementation, according to a study published in the October 25, 2011, issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. "We did not find added benefit from high-dose vitamin D over and above ongoing low-dose...

2011-10-03 15:00:00

New delivery form makes getting your daily super-antioxidants even easier* San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2011 DrinkACT (http://www.DrinkACT.com), a San Diego-based direct sales company and division of AL International, Inc., announced that its popular super fruit supplement drink, SaXiâ“ž¢ Super Juice, is now also available in convenient, single-serving powder stick packs, making it even easier for health-conscious consumers to get their daily...

2011-09-28 19:24:20

Anti-caking agents in powdered products may hasten degradation of vitamin C instead of doing what they are supposed to do: protect the nutrient from moisture. Lisa Mauer, a Purdue University professor of food science; Lynne Taylor, a professor of industrial and physical pharmacy; and graduate student Rebecca Lipasek study deliquescence, a reaction in which humidity causes a crystalline solid to dissolve. They wanted to understand how anti-caking agents protect substances such as vitamin C...


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