Vitamins & Supplements

Can Fish Oil Help Keep You Young?

Increasing your ratio of omega-3s to omega-6 fats may slow aging at the cellular level.

Q: We live in southern Arizona where citrus trees thrive and own two well-producing...

Answer :According to the Center for Food-Drug Interaction Research and Education, led by Tufts and the University of Florida, most prescription drugs do not show a clinically relevant interaction...

Berries Linked to Lower Parkinsons Risk

Plus new clues to the disease from ibuprofen and vitamin D. Three new studies are shedding light on the mysteries of Parkinsons disease, one of the most common nervous system disorders with aging. A neurodegenerative brain disorder that leads to tremors and difficulty with movement and coordination, Parkinsons most often develops after age 50; 50,000-60,000 new US cases are diagnosed annually

Vitamin D a Possible Tool in Diabetes Prevention

Tufts researchers have identified a surprising factor in diabetes risk that might help keep people with pre-diabetes from

Vitamin D Doesnt Help Arthritic Knees

Dont look to vitamin D pills to relieve your knee arthritis pain.

Q: Your newsletter often states the advantages of omega-3 fatty acids. But how much...

Answer : Both the American Heart Association and the 2005 federal Dietary Guidelines for Americans recommend consuming at least two servings of fish per week for heart health.

1 in 3 Low in Vitamin D

One-third of Americans are at risk for vitamin D inadequacy or deficient in vitamin D, according to a new report from the CDC. Using data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) from 2001-2008 on more than 24,000 people, the report said 24% of adults and children over age 1 were at risk of inadequacy

Omega-3s Reduce the Rate of Mental Aging

Does eating fish help protect your brain? Previous studies of the brain effects of the omega-3 fatty acids found in

What You Need to Know Now About Multivitamins

Making sense of multivitamins cancer-prevention promise, heart-disease disappointment in recent findings.