America’s most widely used oil causes a host of health issues

New research from University of California Riverside (UCR) shows soybean oil not only leads to obesity and diabetes, but could also contribute to neurological conditions like autism, Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety and depresion. A logical question might be,...

Iron level in brain linked to cognitive function in new study

Iron is an essential mineral that doesn’t receive the attention that “big vitamins” do. This is unfortunate cosidering there is a virtual epidemic of iron deficiency around the world. Iron is essential for the proper functioning of the immune and...

Studies from Arizona and China underscore choline for brain health

Choline is an essential nutrient for humans and most other animals. It must be obtained through diet since the body synthesizes only very small quantities. Choline is not usually classified as a vitamin, but as “a nutrient with an amino acid-like...

B-vitamins can improve concentration among people with psychosis risk

A new study has shown that B-vitamins are beneficial for maintaining concentration skills among people experiencing a first episode of psychosis. The study was performed by researchers from Orygen, the National Centre of Excellence in Youth Mental Health in Melbourne,...