Category: Vitamins & Supplements

New Study: Vitamin D & Light Exercise Prevents Falls For Elderly

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Researchers at the School of Comprehensive Rehabilitation, Osaka Prefecture University in Japan studied 91 elderly subjects who were fragile and institutionalized in nursing homes for a three month period. One group received counseling on falls, and was given two individualized and one group exercise class each week, and had objects that were hazards for falling…


Vitamin D Supplements Offer Protection for Asthma Patients

According to a recent review of existing studies, Vitamin D may make asthma less dangerous for asthma patients. The Study on Vitamin D Supplements for Asthma Patients The researchers led by Professor Adrian Martineau from Asthma UK Centre for Applied Research at Queen Mary University of London write that previous research has linked low blood…


New Study: Krill Oil for Cognitive Processes for US Army

A new study, conducted by the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) entitled, “The Ranger Resilience and Improved Performance of phospholipid bound Omega-3s” (RRIPP-3), will determine if omega-3 supplementation, Krill Oil, can improve cognitive processes in high-performing warfighters from the US Army. The trial started August 1, 2016 and will last until spring of 2018.*…


New Study: Selenium, a Mineral, May Protect Us from Liver Cancer

The risk of developing liver cancer is significantly higher for people who have low levels of selenium in their blood, according to a new study published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Studies show that selenium has strong antioxidant properties due to it’s effect on the glutathione peroxidase pathway, meaning it can protect against…


The Importance of ALCAR with ALA by Jerry Hickey, R. Ph

Jerry Hickey is a pharmacist and radio personality and fills the esteemed role of Scientific Director and President of Invite Health. He has spent his professional life analyzing nutritional information and medical studies with the aim of creating the highest quality and most natural nutraceuticals for user’s maximum health benefits. Here, Jerry speaks about the…