4 Nutrients with Promise for Heart Health

Good results in the lab can lead to larger, pilot studies.  These findings about DHA, vitamin E, fish oil and CoQ10 pay particular attention to potential heart health benefits. Also, discover which nutrients showed promise for protecting the ear and supporting improved sperm counts. DHA, metabolism, and lipids Muscles need a constant supply of fats…

Ahead of the Curve: Early Discoveries Lead to More Studies

Studies in the lab using smaller mammals or test tubes can be the precursor to further studies on human subjects. In these examples, good results in the lab may lead to larger, human trials. Here are some of the most promising recent findings: Curcumin and ALA boost DHA The omega-3 DHA is essential for healthy…

Supporting Kid Health

Fats make up to 60 percent of the brain and nerves in the body. But healthy fats are not the only nutrient to support a healthy lifestyle. These studies on omega-3s and probiotics look at the potential benefits for children’s health of these vital nutrients. Omega-3s help lactating moms and their infants Omega-3s are the…

5 Nutrients Your Brain Needs

The brain is particularly susceptible to free radical damage, and its nutrient requirements tend to increase as we age.  The following studies explored the potential benefits of vitamins A, C, and D, the omega-3 DHA, and GABA on brain health. Nutrients support memory and healthy brain function Green tea, memory, and triglycerides Doctors were interested…

Be A Brainiac

  Back-to-school means back to keeping our brains as sharp as possible.  Enjoy these recent articles on the brain and see if you can keep them off your mind (lousy pun intended). Healthy and Happy Nutrients help protect the brain and mood Vitamin E protects the brain The brain is made of grey and white…