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Vitamin D deficiency and poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with steroids

Nathaniel Dunford EurekAlert Vitamin D deficiency is associated with poorer lung function in asthmatic children treated with inhaled corticosteroids, according to a new study from researchers in Boston. “In our study of 1,024 children with mild to moderate persistent asthma, … Continue reading

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Omega-3 DHA Improves Literacy In ADHD Children

Prevent Disease According to new research from Australia, increased levels of the omega-3 DHA (docosahexaenoic acid) is associated with improved literacy in children with ADHD and learning disabilities. DHA has previously been found to alter the function of the brain … Continue reading

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Oral folic acid and vitamin B-12 supplementation to prevent cognitive decline in community-dwelling older adults with depressive symptoms—the Beyond Ageing Project: a randomized controlled trial1,2,3

Source: AJCN Abstract Background: Evidence remains unclear as to whether folic acid (FA) and vitamin B-12 supplementation is effective in reducing depressive symptoms. Objectives: The objective was to determine whether oral FA + vitamin B-12 supplementation prevented cognitive decline in … Continue reading

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Pycnogenol (French maritime pine bark extract) shown to improve menopause symptoms in new study

Katherine Davis EurekAlert Natural supplement found to reduce hot flashes and bloating and improve irregular heart beat and digestive problems. (March 7, 2012) – HOBOKEN, NJ – Half the population experiences menopause, and for those women, it is a condition … Continue reading

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Ten Steps to Optimum Health – Part 2

Dr. James Chappell Natural Society Almost four decades ago I was taught a different approach to health and healing than what is now taught at western medical practices. I was taught how to find simplicity in the complexity of life. … Continue reading

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Ten Steps to Optimum Health – Part 1

Dr. James Chappell Natural Society For over 40 years, I have been a voracious reader. Back in the day, I subscribed to 25 journals or more each month. In addition, I tried to read two or more books per month. … Continue reading

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Nursery Water: “Purified” with Fluoride?

Source: GreenMedInfo “In contrast to recommendations adopted in the 1950s, fluoride supplementation is no longer recommended for newborn children. This includes both fluoride in drops, and fluoride in drinking water. Not only is fluoride ingestion during infancy unnecessary,it can also … Continue reading

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Carbon Dioxide In Greenhouses

Source: Omafra The benefits of carbon dioxide supplementation on plant growth and production within the greenhouse environment have been well understood for many years. Carbon dioxide (CO2)is an essential component of photosynthesis (also called carbon assimilation). Photosynthesis is a chemical … Continue reading

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