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A good vitamin D status can protect against cancer

A good vitamin D status can protect against cancer

via Science Daily A good vitamin D status is beneficial both in cancer prevention and in the prognosis of several cancers, according to a new rese...
Vitamin Supplementation Benefits are Real

Vitamin Supplementation Benefits are Real

Perhaps the only advantage of getting old is being able to look back and see what worked and what didn't. Knowledge of severe vitamin deficiency diseases is an example of learning the hard way. The association of vitamin B1 (thiamine) with beriberi was perhaps the first example of the consequences of refining a food. Milling away the unattractive outer husk of the rice that contained the thiamine caused the disease. No drug could substitute for that missing, essential, "vital amine." That's how "vitamins" first got their name.
The Effect of Vitamin D on Cancer Incidence and Survival

The Effect of Vitamin D on Cancer Incidence and Survival

The Effect of Vitamin D on Cancer Incidence and Survival

The results of a phase 2 randomized controlled trial (RCT) of high- vs. low-dose vitamin D3 supplementation for 139 patients with advanced colorectal cancer taking chemotherapy was recently reported in JAMA
The Importance of Fat-Soluble Vitamins

The Importance of Fat-Soluble Vitamins

by Dr. Nikola Djordjevic MedAlertHelp.org August 9, 2018 Staying fit is one of the most important things that one should do in order to lead a heal...
Dietary Supplements Under Attack Again

Dietary Supplements Under Attack Again

Commentary by Bill Sardivia Orthomolecular Medicine News Service  (OMNS Aug 31 2018) Here we go again. Another physician says there "no case for vi...
Vitamin C Questions: Answered

Vitamin C Questions: Answered

Commentary by Helen Saul Case  (Orthomolecular Medicine News Service Assistant Editor Helen Saul Case is the author of The Vitamin Cure for Wome...
Prenatal DHA intake may lead to healthier children

Prenatal DHA intake may lead to healthier children

DHA intake during pregnancy linked to more fat-free body mass at five years of age. While researchers don't understand yet what the mechanism for ...
Higher Vitamin D levels may be linked to lower risk of cancer

Higher Vitamin D levels may be linked to lower risk of cancer

High levels of vitamin D may be linked to a lower risk of developing cancer, including liver cancer, concludes a large study of Japanese adults pub...
Beyond diet, but before drugs

Beyond diet, but before drugs

There is huge potential for nutraceutical products with proven efficacy and substantiated health benefits to be used as ‘powerful tools’ in preventing and reversing medical conditions. But, it is vital to have proper definitions and standardised regulations for use, say researchers who note consumers are often confused by the term ‘nutraceutical’.
Using Nutrition to Target Disease

Using Nutrition to Target Disease

A new study proposes a novel approach to manipulate genes using a self-assembling platform that delivers nucleic acids to distinct subsets of cells. The new modular platform offers a robust biological approach -- and may hold the key to the future of personalized medicine.