Vitamins & Supplements

Fish Oil Supplements May Protect Your Blood Vessels

Supplementing your daily diet with fish oil may help protect against blood vessel damage, according to a recent study. In an eight-week crossover trial involving 84 subjects with moderate risk of...

Vitamin D Update: New Links to Heart Disease & Mortality Risk

New research from Great Britain suggests that maintaining adequate vitamin D status may reduce your risk of dying from cardiovascular or respiratory disease. In a study involving 14,641 men and women...

Moms-to-Be: New Study Reveals How You May Reduce Autism Risk

New research suggests that healthy iron intake during pregnancy may reduce the risk of a child developing autism. Iron deficiency during pregnancy is common, estimated to affect 40- 50%...

Omega-3s May Protect Against Hearing Loss

Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFAs) have long held a reputation as “brain food” because they help preserve healthy cognitive function; now new research suggests they may protect against...

Overcoming Allergy Annoyances [Giveaway!]

I hate to be the one to say it, but summer is leaving us. Unfortunately, your allergies won't be leaving with it. For those of us with mild environmental allergies, there is little respite from the...

#OptimalU: Which Oils Does Your Body Need (And Which Should You Avoid)?

When you hear the word “oil,” what comes to mind? A car? A spill in the ocean? Onion rings? I used to associate the word “oil” with negative connotations, but as my knowledge and...

Eggshell Membrane Shows Promise for Arthritis Pain

New research from Germany suggests osteoarthritis patients may benefit from taking a daily dietary supplement made from eggshell membrane. The study, published in the Journal of Arthritis, involved 44...

Fish Oil Supplements Protect Against Cognitive Decline

New research provides additional evidence that fish oil supplementation may protect against cognitive decline in the elderly. In a study published in the journal Alzheimer’s & Dementia, researchers...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Alzheimer’s Risk

New research indicates people who are deficient in vitamin D have a significantly higher risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia compared to people who have adequate levels of the vitamin. I...

Important Recommendations for Omega-3 Supplements

Dear Friends, What should you be looking for when buying omega-3 supplements? Dr. Jorn Dyerberg, MD, DMSc, Prof.is the man credited with discovering omega-3 fatty acids, and we are lucky enough to be...

BUSTED: Top 5 Myths of Probiotics!

1) Some Probiotic Strains Are Better Than Others Yes and no. The biggest problem is that while probiotics are the beneficial bacteria that live in your intestinal tract, there are trillions of...

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...