Category: Vitamins & Supplements

New Study says Turmeric (Curcumin) May Help Manage Diabetes

Turmeric

Turmeric, Curcuma longa, is a powerful herb that is native to India. It is a bright yellow/orange spice that is commonly found in foods like curry. The health world is buzzing about this herb due to its high levels of curcuminoids, or curcumin. Curcumin is the most active component of Turmeric. Turmeric is an antioxidant…


Vitamin K: A Powerhouse Nutrient by Nicole Crane, B.S., NTP

Vitamin K

Imagine stopping to smell a fragrant red rose and pricking your finger on a hidden thorn. Just a minor puncture, but your body goes to work immediately to stop the bleeding and quickly seal the wound. One of the major nutrients at work is Vitamin K, discovered in the 1930s and named after the German word Koagulation. Vitamin…


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

Elderly

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.*…