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Elevated Depressive Symptoms and Fatty Acids

A cross-sectional study published in the Journal of Nutrition (2013 Sept 4; [Epub ahead of print]) looked at 1,746 adults between the ages of 30 and 65 years. Elevated depressive symptoms were found in just over 25% of the female subjects and around 18% of the male subjects. Elevated depressive symptoms were found to be […]

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Folic Acid and Cholesterol Levels

Folic acid is not usually the first thing that comes to mind when thinking of high cholesterol, but a small study published in Medical Science Monitor (2013 Sept 4; 19: 733-9), looked at low-dose folic acid supplementation and cholesterol in 124 subjects. The subjects were Caucasian, between the ages of 19 and 39 years of […]

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Vitamin D and Asthma Severity

A study that was published in Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Research (2013 Sept; 5(5): 283-8) looked at the relationship between vitamin D levels and asthma severity. Researchers analyzed 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in serum collected from 121 asthmatic adults from Costa Rica to investigate the association between vitamin D levels and the severity of their disease. […]

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Vitamin D and Asthma Severity

A study that was published in Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Research (2013 Sept; 5(5): 283-8) looked at the relationship between vitamin D levels and asthma severity. Researchers analyzed 25-hydroxyvitamin D levels in serum collected from 121 asthmatic adults from Costa Rica to investigate the association between vitamin D levels and the severity of their disease.

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Cognitive Function and Phosphatidylserine

An exploratory study, appearing in Clinical Interventions in Aging (2013; 8: 557-63), looked at cognitive function in 30 subjects between the ages of 50 and 90. The subjects were given 300 mg. of phosphatidylserine each day for 12 weeks. Supplementation with phosphatidylserine was associated with significant improvements in memory recall, memory recognition, executive functions and […]

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