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Vitamins Are Important For Mental Health

Vitamins Are Important For Mental Health

New research provided evidence that vitamins are important for mental health. A clinical trial at Western Sydney University in Australia determined vitamin levels in schizophrenic patients. They had their first episode of psychosis. Doctors tested for 6 vitamins and 10 minerals. The r
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Low Selenium And Heart Attacks Associated

Low Selenium And Heart Attacks Associated

1. A Swedish study published in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition in June 2015 showed that a decreased selenium level when observed over a timespan of 6.8 years was associated with a greater risk of mortality. 449 men and women were enrolled in the study, and selenium levels
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Enough Vitamin D Needed To Reduce Cancer Risk

Enough Vitamin D Needed To Reduce Cancer Risk

Recently two publications caught my eye. They were dealing with vitamin D3 and its anti-inflammatory actions. 1. In the July 2015 issue of Cancer Prevention Research Catherine Duggan, PhD, the lead author reported that inflammatory cytokines can be reduced by either weight loss and/or
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Higher Vitamin D Levels Associated With Lower Risk Of Mortality

Dr. Cedric Garland and colleagues undertook a study where they pooled data from 32 studies and determined that a vitamin D3 level of 30 ng/ml or more halved the risk of dying when compared to 20 ng/ml or lower. What is interesting about this study is that the total number of women and
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