Pine bark extract may reduce symptoms & severity of common cold
Daily consumption of supplements containing extracts from French maritime pine bark may shorten the duration of the common cold and reduces the severity of sore throat, congestion, headache, coughing and sneezing, says a new study from Italy. Read more about the study here.
Nattokinase: A Natural Option for High Blood Pressure
Research suggests that nattokinase supplementation may represent a natural option for hypertension. Read more about the study here.
Study Links Vitamin D Deficiency to Progression of Knee Arthritis
Researchers recently found that low serum vitamin D levels are associated with an increased risk of knee osteoarthritis progression. Read more about the study here.
Key role in brain health for vitamin E
Vitamin E has a key role to play in reducing the onset of Alzheimer’s disease, fatty liver diseases and other health risks, say experts at a recent symposium on vitamin E. Read more about the study here.
Magnesium Shows Significant Benefits for Blood Sugar Control
A recent study suggests that diets higher in magnesium can help slow the progress of pre-diabetes to type 2 diabetes. Read more about the study here.
Vitamin D Shows Benefits for Lupus
A recent study suggests that vitamin D may benefit those with lupus by decreasing levels of inflammatory proteins. Read more about the study here.
Whey Supplements Help Preserve Muscle During Weight Loss
Adding whey to a short-term weight loss regime may prevent muscle loss, but the effects were not observed for soy protein, says a new research. Read more about the study here.
Fish Oil Benefits Those with Lupus
Research suggests that fish oil’s anti-inflammatory activities may benefit lupus patients. Read more about the study here.
Higher Vitamin D Levels Associated with Improved Lung Health
Researchers recently found that adequate intake of vitamin D throughout the year is associated with respiratory health benefits. Read more about the study here.
Review Finds Magnesium Beneficial for Metabolic Health
Recent research suggests that magnesium intake may help maintain metabolic health. Read more about the study here.
CoQ10 Helps Offset a Side Effect of Statin Drugs
A recent study found that CoQ10 supplementation may help statin users reduce statin-related muscle pain. Read more about the study here.
Tea Consumption Benefits Blood Pressure
Researchers recently found that tea consumption is inversely associated with diastolic blood pressure in Chinese adults. Read more about the study here.