Vitamin K is New Anti-Aging Sensation

Vitamin K may be the answer to one of the most vexing problems of aging. The older a person gets, the more likely it is that their blood vessels will harden up at the same time their bones go soft. Does one have to do with the other? The answer is yes. They both share...

Vitamin E May Protect Against Macular Degeneration

The October issue of the Archives of Ophthalmology reported findings by Dr. Cecil Delcourt of the National Institute of Health and Medical Research in Paris that antioxidant status is strongly related to the prevalence of macular degeneration. Dr. Delcourt and members...

Blueberries For The Brain

In addition to being delicious, blueberries could improve age-related memory, balance and coordination problems. In a recent National Institute on Aging (NIA) and U.S. Department of Agriculture funded study, rats fed a blueberry-extract diet for 8 weeks experienced...

Thiamin Essential For Brain Function

The readily available vitamin thiamin may help brain function in older adults who have lost their appetite, don’t care about the quality of their diets or forget to eat. Poor nutritional habits put those seniors at risk for two neurological disorders more...

FDA To Issue Statement on Soy

The FDA is expected to issue a statement that soy protein may reduce the risk of heart disease. The expected announcement is the result of a petition by Protein Technologies International to allow health claims for soy. The FDA is expected to state that...