Medium-Chain Triglycerides in Combination with Leucine and Vitamin D Boost Cognitive Function in Older Adults

Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. A daily 3-month intervention with medium-chain fatty acids, leucine and vitamin D significantly improved by 10.6% the cognitive function scores of 13 participating nursing home residents compared to an 11% drop in the 12 participants taking long-chain triglycerides and vitamin D. (more…)

Study Highlights Diet that Changes Fatty Acid Levels in Blood to Improve Health

Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Ten weeks of supplementation with either linoleic or omega 3 diets significantly altered the ratio of linoleic acid to omega-3 DHA of the intervention groups compared to control; however, did not impact mood or emotional states of all three participating groups.     (more…)

Scallop-Derived Plasmalogen Improves Cognitive Functioning in Patients with Mild Alzheimer’s Disease – Director’s Choice

Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. Of the study participants with mild Alzheimers, those who supplemented with a scallop-derived plasmalogen significantly improved their memory compared to the control group. Also significant was the memory improvement in a subgroup of participating females and those who were younger than 77 years of age. (more…)

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