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Vitamin K1

‘Important’ study: Vitamin K shows benefits for memory

Posted September 26, 2013

Increased blood levels of vitamin K1 are associated with improved episodic memory in healthy older adults, says a new study that provides support for vitamin K and brain health.

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Bone Metabolism in Postmenopausal Women Following Intervention with Dairy Products Enriched with Calcium, Vitamin D, Vitamin K1 or K2

Posted January 8, 2013

The present study revealed more favorable changes in bone metabolism and bone mass indices for the two vitamin K-supplemented groups, mainly reflected in the suppression of serum levels of bone remodeling indices and in the more positive changes in lumbar spine BMD for these two study groups.

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Vitamin K1 linked to lower risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus

Posted October 8, 2012

Taking a type of vitamin K supplement or vitamin K1 (phylloquinone) rich foods helps reduce risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus, according to a study recently published in American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. N. Ibarrola-Jurado at Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Reus, Spain and colleagues conducted the study and found high dietary intake of phylloquinone was associated with a 50 percent reduced risk of developing diabetes type 2 in people at high risk of cardiovascular disease.

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Listen up! Antioxidants may slash risk of hearing loss, says study

Posted April 30, 2012

Increased intakes of antioxidant vitamins A and E may significantly reduce the risk of hearing loss, according to a new study from Australia. People with the highest average intakes of vitamin A had a 47 percent reduced risk of moderate or greater hearing loss, compared to people with the lowest average intakes, scientists from the University of Sydney report in The Journal of Nutrition, Health & Aging.

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A versatile and nutritious lentil

Posted April 30, 2012

Urad dal is an extremely versatile, tasty and healthy pulse that can be cooked in a variety of ways from chutneys to dosas. An extremely nutritious pulse, it is rich in protein. So, if you do not eat eggs or meat, you neednt worry your muscles, hair and nails will still be protected with this pulse. Ensure that you have it with lemon or tomatoes, since protein is best absorbed when had with vitamin C.

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Women trying to conceive should take vitamins: researchers

Posted April 30, 2012

All women who are trying to have a baby should take special ‘conception’ vitamins after a study found fertility patients were twice as likely to get pregnant if they were taking them.

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Healthy prenatal diet helps prevent birth defects – new study

Posted April 30, 2012

Pregnant women eating a hearthy diet can reduce risk of birth defects, according to a new study in the Feb 2012 issue of the Archives of Pediatrics and Adolescent Medicine.

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What Vitamins Do I Need For Optimum Health?

Posted April 30, 2012

What vitamins do I need? Its a common question, and vitamins and mineral supplements are a helpful alternative for those who do not get proper nutrition in their daily diet. All in all, it is recommended that a person eats a balanced diet containing all essential nutrients.

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Two key vitamins boost cure rate for stomach ulcers

Posted April 30, 2012

In 1982, a scientist named Barry Marshall proved that the helicobacter pylori bacteria (known as H. pylori) cause most peptic ulcers, even those in your stomach. Initially, the medical community branded Dr. Marshall as a quack. No one believed bacteria could survive in your stomach’s highly acid environment. But his theory proved scientifically sound. And now, newer research suggests H. pylori infections play a role in autoimmune disorders, heart disease, and even cancer.

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Five of the Most Important Vitamins for Runners

Posted April 30, 2012

Eating a healthy diet is important for everyone, but for runners and other athletes, proper nutrition is crucial to performance. Without it, your body won’t properly function, and running is out of the question. If you hope to improve your runs, or just continue your your program, here are five vitamins you need to be sure are a part of your diet.

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