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Vitamin K2 helps prevent Alzheimer’s, according to new research

Vitamin K2 helps prevent Alzheimer’s, according to new research

According to new research published in Nutrients, the vitamin known primarily for heart and bone benefits--Vitamin K2---may also be highly beneficial in preventing Alzheimer's disease. The study, conducted by researchers from the Harvard Extension School and Pacific...

Having low Omega-3 level reduces life expectancy as much as smoking

Having low Omega-3 level reduces life expectancy as much as smoking

Most people know that Omega-3 essential fatty acids are important for maintaining cardiovascular health, but they might be surprised to learn just how important those protective benefits are. According to new research, published in the American Journal of Clinical...

Glucosamine not just for joints: New research highlights gut benefit

Glucosamine not just for joints: New research highlights gut benefit

Glucosamine is recognized by most for it's joint support properties, but a new scientific trial has shown it is also beneficial for promoting intestinal function. The improvements in gut health included healthy changes of microbiota in additio to less bloating,...