Omega-3 EFA’s lower risk of age-related macular degeneration

Carotenoids have long been the mainstay of critical supplementing for eye health—with good reason. But decades of studies are showing that omeg-3 essential fatty acids (EFA’s) also play a critical role in eye health. Dr. John Paul SanGiovanni, PhD is chief of a...

10 signs that you may have a potassium deficiency

Potassium deficiency is known as hypokalemia. Normal potassium levels are between 3.5 and 5.0 millimoles per litre (mmol/L). When the level dips below 3.5 it is defined as hypokalemia. Consuming some potassium on a regular basis is important because it can be lost...

Vitamin C deficiency linked to pneumonia in three separate trials

In a review published in Nutrients, Dr. Harri Hemila of the University of Helsinki reported that three different controlled trials had found that vitamin C significantly protected against pneumonia. The review, published in March 2017, asserted that vitamin C...