Vitamins & Supplements

Vitamin D Supplementation for Babies: Is It Needed?

As new (or still expecting) parents, you’ve likely gone through the classes, read the books and asked all the questions of your doctor. You’ve been told that breastfeeding is by far the optimal choice...

Low Vitamin D Status Linked to Cognitive Decline

New research has shown an association between low vitamin D status and cognitive decline, reaffirming a link observed in previous studies. Because earlier research showing a high prevalence of vitamin...

Low Vitamin D Status Linked to MS Risk

New research has provided additional evidence suggesting low vitamin D status may increase the risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS). A link between MS and vitamin D status has long...

The Essential Guide to Natural Allergy Relief

How to Naturally Treat Your Allergies: Springtime offers us sunshine, budding flowers and blooming trees. But for many of us these are the very elements that make venturing outside into the glorious...

Omega-3 Consumption May Reduce Fracture Risk

Essential fatty acids are well known for their roles in cardiovascular and brain health; now new research indicates they may also play an important role in maintaining strong bones as well. In an...

B Vitamins, Omega-3s Protect Against Brain Atrophy

New research suggests that omega-3 fatty acids and B vitamins may work together to protect against brain atrophy in the elderly. In light of previous research showing a relationship between plasma...

Curcumin May Help Protect Brain Health

Regular curcumin consumption may help boost levels of DHA in the brain to protect against cognitive disease, according to UCLA researchers. In light of previous research showing that curcumin...

Omega-7 Shown to Increase HDL, Decrease LDL and Triglyceride Levels

New research indicates that daily omega-7 supplementation can decrease serum triglyceride and LDL levels while increasing levels of beneficial HDL in subjects with dyslipidemia. In a study published in...

Study Shows Folate Reduces Stroke Risk

New research from China suggests that supplementing with folic acid may significantly reduce the risk of stroke in people with hypertension. In a randomized, double-blind clinical trial published...

Study Shows Glusocamine/Chondrotin Combo Effective for Arthritis Pain

New research from Europe has shown a combination of glucosamine and chondroitin to be as effective as a popular anti-inflammatory drug for patients with moderate to severe arthritis pain. In a...

Herbal Formula Improves Menopausal Symptoms

Women experiencing menopausal symptoms may get relief from a proprietary herbal formula known as EstroG-100®, according to the results of a clinical study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research....

Supplement Scandal Shines Spotlight on Product Purity

When the news broke that the New York Attorney General’s office sent Cease and Desist notifications to four major retail store chains (GNC, Target, Walmart and Walgreens) for selling adulterated or...