Nutrition


Adequate Vitamin B12 for Women That May Become Pregnant

I do believe that it is important to take a multivitamin/mineral for good health. Our food supply isn’t what it was even 50 years ago and our requirements for nutrients have increased because of pollution and other stress factors.   In women of childbearing age nutrient supplementation is even more imperative. […]


Nutriceuticals Slow Progression of Early Alzheimer’s.

A study that used a private label supplements examined whether it can slow the progression of Alzheimer’s. “We examined the efficacy of a vitamin/nutriceutical formulation (folate, vitamin B6, alpha-tocopherol, S-adenosyl methionine, N-acetyl cysteine, and acetyl-L-carnitine) in a 12-month, open-label trial with 14 community-dwelling individuals with early-stage Alzheimer’s disease. Participants improved […]


Blueberries Antioxidant Capacity Undone By this Common Morning Ritual

There is a plethora of research showing the benefits of blueberries and their super anti-oxidant capacity.  No need to purchase expensive acai berry juice transported from another continent when we have an abundance of a super food all around Massachusetts, Maine and NH.   However the antioxidant capacity of blueberries […]


Vitamin D During Pregnancy May Support Offspring Immunity

The news has been loaded with a plethora of articles touting the benefits of vitamin D reported in nutrition journals. Based on research of the past few years it appears that Vitamin D plays a large role in regulating the immune system. Most recently the American Academy of Pediatrics have […]