Tagged: iron

women's health and supplements

Multivitamins Reduce Deaths in Study

Two medical experts have published a review of the recent Iowa Women’s multivitamin study data that shows the study actually revealed that multivitamins and a number of single vitamins and minerals reduced mortality rates among the group. The study analyzed the results of...

vitamin study

Are Multivitamins Good or Bad for You?

By Case Adams, Naturopath Research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine show a slight increase of mortality among women who took multivitamins, vitamin B6, iron, magnesium, zinc and copper supplements. Is this the whole story? Other recent research has found that multivitamin...

ADHD

Minerals Found to Help ADHD Children

Recent research has connected attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) among children to mineral deficiencies, including zinc and iron. In one study, researchers from Ohio State University and the Nisonger Center found that 30 milligrams of supplemented zinc per day lowers the need for ADHD...

iron

Iron Involved in LDL Oxidation

Researchers from the Baylor College of Medicine have discovered that iron is involved in the process of oxidation of low-density lipoproteins, also known as LDL. The oxydation of LDL and high levels of LDL-cholesterol in the bloodstream have been linked to artery damage...

weight loss and vegetarianism

Vegetarian Diet More Nutritious

A new study published in the Journal of the American Dietetic Association has found that vegetarian weight loss programs provide a more nutritious way to lose weight. The study, characterized as providing proof that vegetarian diets are “nutrient-dense,” contradicts the notion that vegetarian...