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…

Keep Your Wits: Nutrients Support Brain Function

Alzheimer’s accounts for 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases, but it is definitely not a normal part of aging.  These studies looked at how resveratrol and omega-3s may reduce chances for Alzheimer’s disease and preserve brain function. Resveratrol shows promise in AD Doctors theorized that the anti-inflammatory nutrient, resveratrol, might slow the progression of…

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…

Nutrients Support Bone and Heart Health in Men

June, the month where we honor dads, is a great time to consider these two nutrients and their possible affects on men’s health. Resveratrol and bone density Earlier lab studies found resveratrol protected against bone loss. In one of the first human trials, doctors said that metabolic syndrome can increase chances of bone loss, and gave…

Put Your Brain On

This information on B vitamins, resveratrol and l-tyrosine will help you put your brain on. Better Brains Nutrients improve cognitive function and memory in older adults, may aid deep thinking  B vitamins boosted cognition Good brain function in older adults depends on a constant supply of certain B vitamins, which help keep inflammatory homocysteine levels…

Natural Insights on Exercise and Weight Management

We’re always looking for ways to get the most from our exercise and diet regimens, and in the following two articles from Natural Insights for Well Being, we get some useful tips on promising early finds in the latest research on several supplements, as well as information on nutrients that supported exercise goals in two…