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2012-04-23 21:01:12

Researchers find form commonly used in supplements has no such benefit Next time you need to choose between vegetable oil and margarine in that favorite recipe, think about your health and reach for the oil. While the question of whether vitamin E prevents or promotes cancer has been widely debated in scientific journals and in the news media, scientists at the Center for Cancer Prevention Research, at Rutgers Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy, and the Cancer Institute of New Jersey,...

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...

2012-04-12 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...

2012-03-27 05:16:48

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Many women use vitamin E for their skin, but theories have circulated that taking vitamin E could also impact a women's heart. A recent study investigated the effectiveness of vitamin E in the prevention of heart failure. With the study consisting of nearly 40,000 women aged 45 or older and in good health. Researchers studied these women for about 10 years to determine if taking the supplement increased heart failure risk. Although 220 heart failure cases were...

2012-03-19 19:29:33

An antioxidant combination of vitamin E, vitamin C and α-lipoic acid (E/C/ALA) was not associated with changes in some cerebrospinal fluid biomarkers related to Alzheimer disease in a randomized controlled trial, according to a study published Online First by Archives of Neurology, one of the JAMA/Archives journals. Oxidative damage in the brain is associated with aging and is widespread in Alzheimer disease (AD) patients. Some observational studies have suggested that an...

2012-02-20 08:00:00

SuperEssentials Omega 3EDA+ Is Chosen As The Ultimate In Antioxidant Essential Fatty Acids With Astaxanthin Tampa, Florida (PRWEB) February 20, 2012 Mike Adams, well known as the Health Ranger and editor of NaturalNews.com, chose Living Fuel´s SuperEssentials Omega 3EDA+ as Best Fish Oil saying, “I trust the quality and it naturally contains Vitamin D.” Adams said he uses SuperEssentials Omega 3EDA+ every day, recommending it for life and health “while helping prevent...

2012-02-17 08:00:00

Health and wellness company, True Healthy Products is now offering vitamins A, B, and C from all natural and organic sources. (PRWEB) February 17, 2012 True Healthy Products, a nutritional and supplement company with a focus on obtaining health and fitness goals through natural supplementation and nutritional balance is now offering several new vitamins for 2012. Vitamins A, B and C are available for supplementation in a variety of ways from all natural and in some cases, organic sources....

2012-02-10 14:35:00

An all natural and 100% organic Vitamin D supplement using white button mushroom is now available from health and wellness company, True Healthy Products (PRWEB) February 10, 2012 A new all natural, 100% organic Vitamin D supplement is now available from health and fitness company, True Healthy Products out of Florida. The new supplement comes from all organic ingredients and incorporates an easily absorbing, high potency source of the white mushroom cap for its Vitamin D. For detailed...

2012-01-25 12:51:49

At a time of increasing concern about low vitamin D levels in the world's population and increased use of blood tests for the vitamin, scientists are reporting development of a much-needed reference material to assure that measurements of vitamin D levels are accurate. The report appears in ACS' journal Analytical Chemistry. Karen Phinney and colleagues explain that medical research suggests vitamin D deficiency or insufficiency may be even more common than previously thought and a risk...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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