Probiotics During Pregnancy Reduces Eczema in Offspring

During pregnancy there are several supplements that show clear benefit in addition to a healthy non-junk food diet:  Vitamin D, Fish Oils (prefer high DHA) and probiotics. Here are a few articles posted in the past about the benefits of probiotics during pregnancy: Reduce infant dermatitis Reduce atopic dermatitis Reduces […]


Should You Take a Calcium Supplement?

You have probably seen the recent headlines about a study just released that correlated calcium supplementation with an increase risk of heart attacks and strokes.  This certainly confuses people because it has been drilled into us through the media and many doctors that calcium can only be good for us.   […]

Fish Oils for Age Related Macular Degeneration

  A recent review study looked at fish oil supplementation as a primary prevention method of age related macular degeneration. (Age-related macular degeneration :An eye disease with its onset usually after age 60 that progressively destroys themacula , the central portion of the retina , impairing central vision.) Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) rarely causes blindness because only the center of […]