Vitamin D, the new vitamin C?

Vitamin D’s powerful immune boosting characteristics may make it more important than vitamin C in helping counter colds and flu. Research shows that supplementing with vitamin D may cut flu risk by up to 42 percent. Studies also show that vitamin D is as important as...

Brain study proves link between stress, inflammation, heart attack & death

New research shows that increased activity in the stress center of the brain leads to inflammation in arteries and a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and death. The study, by the American College of Cardiology, showed subjects with greater activity in the brain’s stress center...

Magnesium may lower diabetes risk – study

A recent study has revealed that sufficient magnesium intake may help prevent the onset of pre-diabetes conditions such as hypertension and high blood sugar and possibly help avoid the disease itself. The study was conducted by Tufts University in Massachusetts, US, on 2582 participants over seven...