Omega-3s lower risk of age-related macular degeneration

Carotenoids have long been the mainstay of critical supplementing for eye health—with good reason. But decades of studies are showing that omeg-3s also play a critical role in eye health. Dr. John Paul SanGiovanni, PhD is chief of an little-known division at the National Institutes of Health, is one of the advocates. His department may […]

Vitamin C deficiency linked to pneumonia in three separate trials

In a review published in Nutrients, Dr. Harri Hemila of the University of Helsinki reported that three different controlled trials had found that vitamin C significantly protected against pneumonia. The review, published in March 2017, asserted that vitamin C supplementation reduced the risk by up to 80 percent. And the good news didn’t stop there: […]

If the president has low vitamin D, what do you think your level is?

Three-quarters of U.S. teens and adults have low vitamin D Last month President Trump underwent a physical exam. The exam was conducted by the White House physician, Dr. Ronny Jackson. Though the doctor reported the president was overall healthy, some aspects of the report were surprising. Like the level of vitamin D in the president’s […]