Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, PhD. (more…)
Written by Patrick B. Massey, MD, Ph.D. Studies have shown that Vitamin C supplementation can significantly reduce breast cancer mortality risk as well as risk of cancer recurrence.
Written by Angeline A. De Leon, Staff Writer. This longitudinal study demonstrated the health benefits of vitamins B12, B6, folate and riboflavin in reducing cognitive decline in the elderly .
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Researchers found that Vitamin D deficiency is significantly higher in patients with autoimmune thyroid disease, particularly in patients with Hashimoto’s Disease and Grave’s Disease. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Participating mothers, who received 200,000 IU injections of Vitamin A just 24 hours postpartum, had a significant 134 % Vitamin A increase in colostrum and a 16.4 % decrease in Vitamin E. Researchers suggested that Vitamin E be added to the Vitamin A injections to compensate for this decrease.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. High dose vitamin D (10,400 IU), taken daily for 6 months, significantly reduced TH17, CD161, and Effector memory CD4 cells in multiple sclerosis patients. As well their vitamin D levels almost tripled compared to a 30 % increase in vitamin D levels in the control group. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Patients with Vitamin D levels below 10 ng/mL had a significant 115% increased risk for hospital-acquired new-onset delirium. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Those with “very low” vitamin D levels of 15 ng/mL or less had a 150% greater risk of becoming pre- frail or frail and a 286% risk of death from all causes compared to those with “high” vitamin D levels of greater than 30 ng/mL. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. In this 4-week study of 82 prediabetic women (ages 36-45), those who took 1000 mcg of vitamin K1 significantly increased insulin sensitivity and improved blood sugar control compared to placebo. (more…)
Written by Jessica Patella, ND. Vitamin/mineral and fatty acid supplementation for 12 weeks significantly improved EPA/DHA levels in participating school-aged children compared to placebo.
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Researchers found that out of 12 studies of 246 subjects, those who supplemented with vitamin E had a significant reduction in C–reactive protein levels, which are increased during inflammation in the body. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS.Twelve months of Vitamin D supplementation significantly increased vitamin D and immune cell blood levels in HIV infected participants. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Smoking more than 30 cigarettes daily increased the risk of squamous cell carcinoma by 62.7% in women and 53.4% in men while small cell carcinoma risk was increased by 16.8% in women and 103.5% in men. Also when a multivitamin was taken daily, lung cancer risk was reduced by 43%. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Researchers discovered that niacin affects a receptor on liver cells to explain how it reduces cholesterol levels. (more…)
Written by Greg Arnold, DC, CSCS. Researchers found a significant correlation between vitamin D blood levels and depression, with 45% of subjects with insufficient vitamin D blood levels having depressive symptoms compared to only 26% of those with sufficient vitamin D blood levels. (more…)