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Daily multivitamin keeps you healthy – especially if you’re diabetic

By | June 11th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

In a study of over 100 adults living in North Carolina, those taking a daily multivitamin reported less infection, such as respiratory and urinary tract infections, influenza and gastrointestinal infections, and a lower rate of illness-related work absenteeism, than those receiving a placebo. The most striking results were seen among those subjects with diabetes. A [...]

Multis especially helpful for diabetics

By | June 4th, 2015|HNU Archive|

In a study of over 100 adults living in North Carolina, those taking a daily multivitamin reported less infection, such as respiratory and urinary tract infections, flu and gastro-intestinal infections, and a lower rate of illness-related work absenteeism, than those receiving a placebo. The most striking results were seen among those subjects with diabetes. A [...]

Multivitamin helps seniors stay sharp

By | May 30th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Researchers at Memorial University in Newfoundland wanted to determine if vitamins and trace minerals could influence cognitive function in healthy seniors. In a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study, 86 men and women, 65 years or older, took either a multivitamin supplement or a placebo for one year. The researchers took blood tests at the outset and [...]

Daily multi may improve bad behaviour

By | May 28th, 2015|HNU Archive|

A new study suggests it may be possible to improve bad behaviour by providing daily vitamins, minerals and essential fatty acids. Scientists from the UK wanted to test if getting adequate nutrients would cause a reduction in antisocial behaviour among prisoners. They gave 231 young adult prisoners supplements and compared offences before and during supplementation. [...]

Alzheimer’s risk lower with daily multi

By | May 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Two recent studies have looked into the effects that vitamins and minerals may have on brain function including the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. In the first, Canadian researchers gave 96 men and women, 65 years or older, a placebo or a vitamin and mineral supplement for one year. At the end of the study researchers [...]

Vitamin C: Protection during pregnancy

By | May 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

If you’re pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant, you may want to look into your daily intake of vitamin C. According to a recent study, women with the lowest intakes of vitamin C are at greater risk for suffering a ruptured membrane and going into premature labour. The connection appears to be collagen, an important [...]

Prevent cataracts one day at a time

By | May 21st, 2015|HNU Archive|

Cataracts are a result of degenerative changes in the lens of the eye, often brought on by aging, diabetes or eye injuries. Though painless, cataracts cause a distinct thickening or “cloudiness” of the pupil making it unable to focus or admit light properly. Left untreated, cataracts can cause diminished or complete loss of vision. One [...]