Five studies indicating colostrum can keep you healthy this winter

It’s that time of year when people you think of as “really healthy” seem to drop like flies as the yearly cold and flu season rolls around. In fact, the media reported last week that eight members of the Superbowl-winning New England Patriots were...

Lutein intake by mothers linked to better child behavior

Lutein is a critical nutrient that you won’t see listed on a typical vitamin/mineral supplement label, though most people have heard of it in relation to eye health. Lutein is found in fruits and vegetables, especially in green leafy vegetables such as spinach...

Vitamin C protects body’s gut-to-liver vitamin transfer function

A new study has revealed that low vitamin C levels impair the “gut to liver” transfer of vitamin E. This biological function is crucial when the body is experiencing times of inflammation. The research was conducted at Oregon State University and published...

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...

Antioxidant supplements reduce harmful effects of water contaminants

Rather than loading the nation’s water supplies with the neurotoxin fluoride, we’d be far better off if water policies dictated adding certain nutritional supplements to the water. This is what a reasonable person could deduce from new research by a U.S. university....