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The nature of the healing process using alternative means to conventional medical care
...ve than traditional anti-oxidant nutrients such as vitamins
C, E, beta carotenes, selenium and zinc. Defeating the Lethal Skin Cancer Melanoma Differently Melanoma is the most deadly form of skin cancer and is increasing in increasing in incidence faster than any other form of cancer. Naturopathic medicin...
Family mealtime is more than just sitting at the table
...not be well balanced in terms of all the minerals, vitamins
and nutrients they need, said registered dietitian and ADA Spokesperson Susan Moores. This study is great proof that family meals can result in healthier dietary intakes for this group. The researchers also found that boys consumed more family me...
Vitamins C and E may enhance effectiveness of insulin for diabetes
...ne, Calif., Jan. 29, 2003 -- Boosting insulin with vitamins
C and E may improve the drug's effectiveness for t...the potential to inflict damage to tissues. Adding vitamins
C and E to insulin, however, spared the sugars, proteins and nitric oxide from attack. "Blood pres...
Fortified orange drink eases 'hidden hunger' in 3rd world
...bout two tablespoons of a powder fortified with 11 vitamins
and minerals in a glass of water. It supplies 30 p...range-flavored powder contains iron, zinc, iodine, vitamins
A, C and E, folic acid, niacin, thiamin, riboflavin and pyrodoxine. Latham notes that about two-thir...
Dietary intake of vitamin E may reduce risk of Parkinson's disease
...n the development of Parkinson's disease. Because vitamins
E, C and carotenoids are antioxidants, researchers...tary assessments, questions on the use of specific vitamins
and brand and type of multivitamins were asked. By 1998, the end of the study term, a total of 371 ...
Moderately high homocysteine tied to stroke, Alzheimers risk
...evels in age-matched healthy volunteers. "Since B vitamins
and foods fortified with folate can reduce homocys...ts a large placebo-controlled study of folate, and vitamins
B6 and B12 in people at risk from dementia and stroke," says lead author Stephen P. McIlroy, Ph.D., ...
Vitamin E fails to join heart-health regimen
... vitamin E might help those who have low levels of vitamins
in their blood. "It may be that in epidemiological studies showing a benefit from vitamin E, participants didn't have high vitamin E levels to begin with, so supplementing this vitamin up to a point might help," Hodis says. "It may be that after that...
Vitamins C and E support breathing following an operation
...breathing problems after being given a cocktail of vitamins
C and E. This is the conclusion reached by researc...problems, it transpired that the administration of vitamins
C and E prevents many of the problems. After an encouraging experiment with vitamins
C and E on an e...
More than 70 percent of adults with cancer use alternative therapies
... Patterson said. For example, antioxidants such as vitamins
C and E may reduce the effectiveness of chemothera...should talk to their medical team about the use of vitamins
and supplements, which may need to be curtailed during treatment," she said. The study findings sugg...
Vitamin E is important for early prevention of cardiovascular disease in middle-aged women
...is of CVD is made. Adequate intakes of antioxidant vitamins
are known to protect against plaque formation, and yet most research into the effects of these vitamins
has focused on subjects who already had overt signs of heart disease such as myocardial infarction, ...
Ginkgo fails important memory test, according to study in JAMA
...hope others will now further test ginkgo and other vitamins
and nutrients to see if they really provide the benefits they claim. "As with any over-the-counter substance, people taking ginkgo, or thinking of taking it, have to decide for themselves what's right but they owe it to themselves to inform that deci...
Heart experts call for urgent action to implement new findings on cholesterol-lowering treatment
... strong 5-year safety evidence. In particular, the vitamins
did not produce any excess risk of strokes due to bleeding or of cancers at any site. This contradicts the apparent adverse trends in some other studies of vitamin E and beta-carotene. * The MRC/BHF Heart Protection Study involved more than 20,000 vo...
Diet rich in foods with Vitamin E may reduce Alzheimers disease risk
...lso reported a link between high dietary intake of vitamins
C and E and protection against AD in certain peopl...f antioxidants, including dietary and supplemental vitamins
E and C, beta carotene, and a multivitamin, and development of AD. The most significant protective e...
Gout drug shows promise in treating chronic heart failure
...ing free radicals has focused on using antioxidant vitamins
to negate their effect. This represents an alternate strategy of preventing the formation of oxygen-free radicals." It is also possible the drug reduces concentrations of uric acid, the culprit in gout. Earlier studies have shown an association bet...
Eating high-fat meal raises blood's proinflammatory factors; vitamins E, C counter response
...However, they also have shown that the antioxidant vitamins
E and C can nullify this inflammatory response. R...glucose is stopped if right at the outset you give vitamins
E and C." The "meal" study was conducted with nine normal subjects who ate a 900-calorie breakfast ...
American Heart Association weighs in on fat substitutes
...e benefits for your health, such as dietary fiber, vitamins
and minerals." Thirteen kinds of fat substitutes ...o effect on digestion, absorption or metabolism of vitamins
and minerals. Some fat-based substitutes, such as caprenin and salatrim, used in baked goods and da...
One-on-one with pharmacists gives patients medication advantage
... prescription and nonprescription drugs, vitamins
and alternative remedies. Part...nk of as drugs, such as herbs, vitamins
and creams," Cable said. "We were looking for outdated medications, duplicates a...
Homocysteine related to brain atrophy, vascular disease
...e homocysteine levels can be reduced by taking the vitamins
B6, B12 and folic acid, said neurologist James Too... is leading a study examining whether taking these vitamins
to lower these levels can reduce the risk of stroke.Another area that needs to be studied is whether...
American kids poor food choices: Fewer than 15 percent eat recommended fruits and vegetables
...h-fat, low-nutrient foods that deny them necessary vitamins
and minerals, said Gladys Block, Ph.D., the leader of the analysis and professor of epidemiology and public health nutrition at the University of California, Berkeley. Simple substitution of a fruit or vegetable for a high fat snack could go a long...
Nutrition status affects cognitive impairment in the elderly
...he assessment tests, but otherwise no effects of B vitamins
or tHcy were apparent. These findings have important implications for the design of preventative nutritional strategies aimed at delaying cognitive decline in the elderly. In an accompanying editorial, Smith discusses findings in previous studies t...
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