German study proves critical need of dietary supplements for elderly

Persons over the age of 65 are virtually guaranteed to have insufficient levels of at least one micronutrient in their blood. And odds are they are deficient in several critical micronutrients. This is the conclusion of an investigation conducted by researchers at the...

Study on EFA’s in flaxseed show myriad of benefits

Flaxseed was first cultivated in China and India some 5,000 years ago. Oil from flaxseed was used medicinally by ancient Greek and Roman populations over 2,000 years ago. So, it could be said that flaxseed has been prized as a “nutritional supplement” for literally...

Vitamin C supplements shorten hospital ICU stay

Providing a vitamin C regimen to ICU patients lowered the average stay by 8% according to meta-analysis research conducted at the University of Helsinki. The research was carried-out by Dr. Harri Hemilä from the University of Helsinki, Finland, and Dr. Elizabeth...