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2012-05-15 23:25:25

Beta-carotene, selenium and folic acid — taken up to three times their recommended daily allowance, these supplements are probably harmless. But taken at much higher levels as some supplement manufacturers suggest, these three supplements have now been proven to increase the risk of developing a host of cancers. "It's not that these nutrients are toxic — they're essential and we need them, but we need them in a certain balance," says Tim Byers, MD, MPH, professor of...

2012-05-11 23:03:14

Shop online at Vitamin Wagon May 11 through May 16 to take advantage of Mother's Day Product Promotions and/or Free Shipping Specials from AnuMed-Int'l, Advanced Orthomolecular Research, FoodScience, Longevity Plus, Results RNA and many others! Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) May 11, 2012 Shop online at Vitamin Wagon May 11 through May 16 and take advantage of their Mother's Day promotions and/or Free Shipping specials from AnuMed-Int'l, Advanced Orthomolecular Research, FoodScience, Longevity Plus,...

2012-05-06 23:01:10

Having and maintaining healthy joints and bone strength is now easier with JoMo, the leading vegetable based, non-GMO liquid glucosamine from JoMo Nutrition, USA. JoMo Nutrition today announced the addition of 2000IU of vitamin D3 in every daily dose. Vitamin D3 is seen as essential for bone and joint health as well as maintaining a healthy inflammatory response. Athletes, world champions and Olympians use JoMo as part of their daily joint health program. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2012...

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...

2012-04-27 23:03:03

MD Custom RX, Custom Compounding Pharmacy Introduces Great Discounts on Natural Supplements with Addition of New Frequent Buyer Wellness Program and Online Purchasing System Brookfield, WI (PRWEB) April 27, 2012 MD Custom RX is proud to announce the addition of their online product ordering system and new Frequent Buyer Wellness Program. With these new additions, customers can order natural supplements including Ortho Molecular, Pure Encapsulations, Readisorb, Vita Sciences, Nutrition...

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,...