Probiotics Spur Weight Loss in Women

Quebec, Canada—Women may experience weight-loss benefits from taking a daily probiotic, according to a new data published in the British Journal of Nutrition. The...

Coffee Causes Crash, Not Jolt

Bristol, UK-Enough of the tired excuse, I haven’t had my coffee yet. It’s common for people to blame their morning grogginess on a lack...

Study Suggests Calcium a Heart Risk

Zurich, Switzerland—The international peer review journal Heart printed a study from Switzerland on dietary calcium and supplement intake and the risk of heart disease...

Behavioral Problems in Children Connected to Phthalate Exposure

New York, NY—According to a study done by the Mount Sinai School of Medicine, children exposed to phthalates while still in the womb are...

Vitamin E Beneficial to Asthmatics, Alzheimer’s Patients

  Arlington Heights, IL—Two recent studies have shown vitamin E may be effective against oxidative stress, allergic asthma and functional decline in those with Alzheimer’s...

Studies Find Benefits of Choline Intake During Pregnancy

Ithaca, NY and Augusta, GA—New studies have shown that maternal intake of the nutrient choline during pregnancy can have a positive impact...

Research Finds Fermented Wheat Germ Extract Contains Anticancer Properties

Tampa, FL—Fermented wheat germ extract, known in the immune health category, has given researchers reason to study its other potential benefits. In a trial done...

Grape Seed Extract Fights Cancer in Study

Denver, CO—Impressive data were published in Carcinogenesis showing grape seed extract killed cancer cells in mice and left healthy ones alone. Researchers believe the extract...

DHA Improves Chemotherapy Results in Breast Cancer Patients

Tours, France—Another health application of omega-3 fatty acids has been identified, this time proving a beneficial component in helping women undergoing breast cancer treatment....

Lutein and Zeaxanthin May Reduce Progression of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Bethesda, MD—The Journal of the American Medical Association recently published the results of the five-year Age-Related Eye Disease Study 2 (AREDS 2) conducted by...

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