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Social interactions after isolation<br/>may counteract cravings

Social interactions after isolation
may counteract cravings

Original article from researchers at School of Psychology, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia published online at nature.com Mastrogi...
Niacin and Cancer

Niacin and Cancer

How vitamin B-3 protects and even helps repair your DNA by W. Todd Penberthy, PhD, Andrew W. Saul, and Robert G. Smith, PhD Orthomolecular Medicin...
Study of 50,000 people finds brown fat may protect against numerous chronic diseases

Study of 50,000 people finds brown fat may protect against numerous chronic diseases

Date: January 4, 2021 Source: ScienceDaily Summary: By far the largest of its kind in humans, the study confirms and expands the health benefits o...
COVID – A Wakeup Call for Our Love of Mac and Cheese

COVID – A Wakeup Call for Our Love of Mac and Cheese

A recent Townsend Letter article by certified nutritional therapist Mary Budinger, NTP, notes that diseases related to our current diet is a large ...
Fish Oil Does Not Raise LDL (bad) cholesterol levels

Fish Oil Does Not Raise LDL (bad) cholesterol levels

While the benefits of omega-3 fatty acids have been known for decades, particularly in reducing cardiovascular disease risk, there has been scienti...
Over 100 Scientists, Doctors, &amp; Leading Authorities Call For Increased Vitamin D Use To Combat COVID-19

Over 100 Scientists, Doctors, & Leading Authorities Call For Increased Vitamin D Use To Combat COVID-19

Scientific evidence indicates vitamin D reduces infections & deaths An open letter from doctors and scientists around the world is calling for ...
Carrots are healthy, but active enzyme unlocks full benefits

Carrots are healthy, but active enzyme unlocks full benefits

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences. "Carrots are healthy, but active enzyme unlocks full benefits....
Are antivitamins the new antibiotics?

Are antivitamins the new antibiotics?

Researchers develop drug approach against bacterial infections Original article:University of Göttingen. "Are antivitamins the new antibiotics? Re...
Ultra-Processed Foods and Cancer

Ultra-Processed Foods and Cancer

The Townsend Letter's Curmudgeon Corner recently looked at processed foods and their link to cancer Original article (opens in new window): https:/...
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