Tagged: zinc

infections and micronutrients

Micronutrients Increase Immunity

Hospital nutritional researchers have discovered that micronutrient supplementation significantly increases immunity and decreases infections among people with type-2 diabetes. The research, carried out by the Department of Nutrition of Beijing’s PLA General Hospital, studied 196 type 2 diabetic outpatients, who were randomly divided...

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...


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...