garlic

Mission Viejo, CA—Aged garlic is well-known as a heart health aid; but now, a group of researchers from the University of California, Los Angeles, has found that aged garlic and other ingredients benefit bone health, too.

read more

Rapid City, SD—A new study indicates that water that has been altered with the addition of a patented micelle catalyst (Willard Water, manufactured by CAW Industries) may enhance nutrient assimilation.

read more

Oslo, Norway—Studies have shown that the intake of recommended doses of folic acid (a naturally occurring B-vitamin) from the period before conception to early pregnancy can prevent neural tube birth defects. Now, Christine Roth, M.Sc., Clin.Psy.D., from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, Oslo has led a study (published October 12, 2011 by JAMA) that investigated whether maternal use of folic acid supplements was associated with a reduced risk of severe language delay in children at age three years.

read more

Doha, Qatar—An estimated 300 million people across the globe are suffering with asthma. Of those diagnosed, almost seven million are American children, according to The American Academy of Allergy Asthma and Immunology.

read more

walnuts

According to a study held at Marshall University, regular consumption of walnuts may help reduce the risk of breast cancer.

read more

cocoa

New meta-analysis from British Medical Journal (BMJ) shows that chocolate could in fact reduce the risk of cardiometabolic disorders, such as heart disease and diabetes.

read more

Atlanta, GA—A recently published article in the Archives of Internal Medicine suggests that high sodium intake coupled with low potassium intake is linked to cardiovascular disease (CVD).

read more

Gainesville, FL—Published research analyzed by the University of Florida suggests that resveratrol, a polyphenol found in grapes and other fruits, may support healthy aging. A review article published online in Molecular Nutrition and Food Research investigated thousands of laboratory tests with enzymes, animals and cultured cells to probe the effects that resveratrol has on humans.

read more

East Rutherford, NJ—A paper published in the Journal of Medicinal Foods provides evidence that Maitake D-Fraction, a proprietary extract of the Maitake mushroom developed by Mushroom Wisdom, Inc., induces apoptosis in human breast cancer cells.

read more

Vancouver, Canada—A new small-animal study indicates that a low-carb, high-protein diet may impede tumor growth.

read more