Category: Health

Shiga and probiotics

Manganese Stops Deadly Shiga Toxin

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University have confirmed that manganese, a trace element found in mineral-rich foods and produced by probiotics, neutralizes the lethal Shiga toxin, a deadly toxin produced by infective bacteria. Currently, the...

strokes and magnesium

Dietary Magnesium Reduces Strokes

Researchers from Sweden’s National Institute of Environmental Medicine have found that eating foods rich in dietary magnesium reduces the risk of stroke. The researchers analyzed human clinical studies from 1966 through 2011 that associated...

pancreatic cancer and meat

Meat Increases Pancreatic Cancer Risk

Swedish researchers have found that eating red meat significantly increases a man’s risk of pancreatic cancer, and eating processed meats increases both men’s and women’s risk of contracting pancreatic cancer – considered one of...

goji and vision

Goji Berries Keep Eyes Healthy

Following thousands of years of traditional use and other research leading to this conclusion, two recent studies have found that goji berries can benefit the eyes, and even prevent macular degeneration and diabetic retinopathy....

Pycnogenol and cognition

Pine Bark Increases Cognition and Memory

Biomedical researchers from Italy’s Chieti – Pescara University have found that pine bark extract in the form of a supplement called Pycnogenol® increases cognitive function, attention span and mental performance. The research investigated 108...