Alzheimer Supplements

Folic Acid for Alzheimer's Prevention

…Columbia University Medical Center enrolled a group of 965 New Yorkers age 65 or older who did not have dementia, and measured their dietary and supplemental intake of folate/folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12. The participants were followed for an average of six and a half years. Over that time period…

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Benefits of Krill Oil

A couple of weeks ago, I told you about the different supplement sources of omega-3 fatty acids. Now I want to focus more closely on one of them: krill oil. While research has shown that the EPA and DHA found in krill and other marine sources are the best-absorbed forms of omega-3 fatty acids (versus…

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Preventing Alzheimer's Disease Naturally

…the delivery of oxygen and glucose to the brain cells, therefore aiding in Alzheimer's disease prevention. Both of these nutritional supplements been shown in clinical studies to improve cognitive function and Alzheimer's symptoms such as memory impairment. Suggested doses are 100 mg of ginkgo and…

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How Safe Are Your Supplements?

Supplements.” This isn’t a new topic. Periodically, a new study will spark a media circus about the “dangers” of nutritional supplements. While this article attempts to discredit the entire nutritional supplement industry, it actually underscores an important point—that not all supplements

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Vitamin E and Prostate Cancer

…false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4 It’s been a rough week for nutritional supplement users. A couple of days ago it was reported that older women who took nutritional supplements, particularly iron, had a slightly increased risk of death. Yesterday, everyone was talking about…

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Health Benefits of L-Carnitine

…leads to an obvious question. Could replenishing carnitine stores with nutritional supplements delay or reverse some of the adverse effects of aging? L-Carnitine Puts Pep in Your Step Clinical trials of supplemental L-carnitine have yielded consistently positive results in terms of self-reported physical…

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6 Surprising Benefits of Vitamin D

…prevent osteoporosis and colds and flu. But here are six other ways optimal levels of vitamin D can help improve or support your health, and why supplementing with vitamin D is so important. * Abdominal obesity. Research has shown that vitamin D blood levels are inversely associated with excess weight…

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Forget About the RDAs: Here's Why You Need More B Vitamins

…acid that damages the arteries—is a well-established risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Several clinical trials have demonstrated that supplemental folic acid and vitamins B6 and B12, which lower homocysteine, reduce risk of stroke, heart attack, and other cardiovascular events. 3. Keep Your…

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Nutrient Spotlight: 3 Primary Antioxidants

…minerals. Because no product like this existed, I formulated the Forward Plus Daily Regimen. My goal was for this daily multivitamin and mineral supplement to contain the entire gamut of antioxidants, B-complex vitamins, minerals, trace minerals, and other nutrients shown in the scientific literature…

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Three Secrets to Aging Gracefully

…stress. It also recharges the mitochondria, the cellular powerhouses that slow down as we age. The easiest way to ramp up SIRT1 activity is to take supplements containing resveratrol and pterostilbene. Most people are aware of the anti-aging benefits of resveratrol, also known as the “red wine pill.”…

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3 Healing Herbs

…properties and has been shown to extend lifespan in mice. The only problem with curcumin is that it is notoriously poorly absorbed. That’s why many supplements also contain quercetin and/or piperine, compounds that enhance its bioavailability. Another option (and the one I prefer) is to look for a product…

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Higher Blood Sugar Levels Linked With Cognitive Impairment

…on an even keel is the mini-fast with exercise protocol (even if you don’t need to lose weight). I also recommend taking targeted nutritional supplements for extra support. Now it’s your turn: How do you watch your blood sugar and/or keep your memory sharp? You May Also Be Interested In: * New Study…

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Inflammation and Heart Disease

…(just 30 minutes five times a week) reduced their CRP levels by 35 percent in only six months. Fourth, take a high-potency multivitamin and mineral supplement. In a survey of more than 14,000 Americans, data revealed that those with the highest blood levels of vitamins A, C, and E, selenium, beta-carotene…

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Berberine Proves Powerful Against Diabetes

…or just want an overall health supplement. The usual dose is 500 mg 2–3 times a day. Although it is generally well tolerated, berberine can cause constipation, which usually clears up over time or with a reduction in dosage. Now it’s your turn: Which supplements have you taken for blood sugar support?

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Defy Aging With Resveratrol

…drinkers tend to live longer! One of the reasons red wine is so healthy is that it contains resveratrol, a phytonutrient that’s also available as a supplement. The cardio-protective benefits of resveratrol are broad. It boosts levels of HDL cholesterol and nitric oxide, which relaxes the arteries and improves…

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