• Vitamin D necessary for brain function

    Apr 30, 2008
    Insufficient levels of Vitamin D are common in Americans with the elderly and African Americans having a particularly high risk of deficiency. This review, written for a broad scientific readership presents a critical review of scientific evidence relating to a possible causal relationship between vitamin D deficiency and effects on behavior and cognitive functions. The scientists including Dr.
  • Animal study shows that Green Tea at a high concentration, protects the memory and brain tissue in Alzheimer’s disease

    Apr 29, 2008
    The build-up of plaque caused by beta-amyloid protein deposits cause brain cell damage and death largely due to free radical damage. This is a large part of the loss of cognitive function and imminent death in Alzheimer's sufferers and Alzheimer’s is the most common form of dementia. The study focused on the potential role of Green Tea and its constituents to counter the oxidative stress induced by a build up of beta-amyloid protein in the brain of rats.
  • Soy Protein beneficial for individuals with diabetes

    Apr 28, 2008
    Researchers followed 41 patients with type 2 diabetes for 4 years. Twenty patients consumed a diet of which the protein consisted of 35% animal protein, 35% Soy Protein and 30% vegetable protein. The other 21 patients ate a diet where the protein was 70% animal and 30% vegetable protein.
  • Coenzyme Q10 improves fatigue

    Apr 25, 2008
    In this study healthy volunteers took turns receiving Coenzyme Q10 at 300mg a day or inactive placebo. They were then subjected to intense cycling to induce fatigue. When on Coenzyme Q10 the subjects had improved performance and decreased fatigue.
  • Fish Oil supplements protect GERD patients

    Apr 24, 2008
    Esophageal cancer is a serious form of cancer that starts in the inner layer of your esophagus, the 10-inch long tube that connects your throat and stomach. The incidence of esophageal adenocarcinoma in Europe and the USA has increased considerably over the past 20 years, with an increase per annum greater than that of any other malignancy. Barrett's esophagus leads to this cancer in about 10% of sufferers.