Category Archives: Vitamins

Pomegranate Juice Good for the Heart of Dialysis Patients

A new study, reported at the 44th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology, found that hemodialysis patients who consumed a moderate amount of pomegranate juice for a year experienced beneficial effect on their lipid profile, their blood pressure, … Continue reading

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Dietary Folate Intake Decreased Risk of Cancers

Folate, also known as vitamin B9, is a water-soluble vitamin.  The name of folate is derived from the Latin word folium, which means leaf.  Folate is found naturally in green leafy vegetables, cereals, legumes and fruits, while folic acid is … Continue reading

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Multivitamin Use and Breast Cancer: Protective or Harmful?

We have previously reported the benefits of taking vitamins in reducing cardiovascular disease, cancer risk and mental diseases.  Now, the result of a new study added to the glowing benefits of vitamins by suggesting its role in reducing breast cancer. … Continue reading

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Vitamin E–Rich Foods Lower Long-Term Dementia Risk

Vitamin E may delay the risk of having dementia. A study published in Archives of Neurology found that participants who have higher intake of vitamin E were 25% less likely to develop dementia than those with lowest intake.  In the … Continue reading

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Low Levels of Vitamin D increases the risk of Parkinson’s disease

A new study conducted in Finland indicated that low level of vitamin D increases the risk of Parkinson disease.  This study was carried out among 3000 people in Finland, an area where sunlight exposure is limited and the population vitamin … Continue reading

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Low level of Vitamin D might cause Headache and Migraine

If you constantly experience headache or migraine, you might like to check your level of vitamin D level.  A presentation at the 52nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society (AHS) suggested patients with headache and migraine have low … Continue reading

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Vitamin B6, Methionine Linked to Lower Risk for Lung Cancer

According to a new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, serum levels of vitamin B6 and amino acid, methionine, were inversely associated with risk for lung cancer.  The study was conducted among ~400,000 participants in 10 … Continue reading

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Vitamins B6, B12 May Protect Against Depression in Older Adults

A recently published study showed that high intakes of vitamins B6 and B12 might reduce the risk of depressive symptoms in older adults.  The study evaluated the dietary intakes and the incidence of depression in 3503 adults who are at … Continue reading

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