That your immune system is your first line of defense against disease is nothing new. Interestingly, recent research suggests your immune system may also play a role in your social interactions. In fact, researchers now believe your immune system may actually be a controlling factor in your behavior. In the referenced study, by blocking a […]
Resveratrol is an antioxidant found in a number of plants, including grape skins, raspberries, mulberries, pomegranate, and raw cacao, and is known to have a number of beneficial health effects. It belongs to a family of compounds known as polyphenols, which is produced by plants to increase their survival and resistance to disease during times […]
A recent meta-analysis published in the Nutrition Journal discovered that lower vitamin D status may be associated with an increased risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. An estimated 47.5 million people suffer from dementia worldwide, with Alzheimer’s disease accounting for about 60-70% of the cases. Despite large research efforts devoted to finding treatments, a […]
By Dr. Mercola Thousands of studies have been done on the health effects of vitamin D, and research shows that it is involved in the biochemical function of all cells and tissues in your body, including your immune system and function. When you’re deficient in vitamin D, your health can deteriorate in any number of […]
Scientists have broken new ground in the search for an Alzheimer’s cure, discovering a new potential cause of the disease, which it may be possible to target with drug treatments. Experts said the findings, from Duke University in North Carolina, USA, could “open new doors” in the increasingly frustrated global hunt for a dementia therapy. […]
Most readers here appreciate the importance of vitamin D, as do many physicians. However, there’s another vitamin that is virtually equivalent in terms of benefit that is still sorely underappreciated, and that is vitamin K2. Very little is known about it, and it doesn’t get much media attention. Dr. Leon Schurgers is a senior scientist […]
In the United States, nearly 80 million people, or one in four, have diabetes or pre-diabetes. What’s worse, diabetes among children and teens has also skyrocketed. The most recent data1, reveals that incidence of type 2 diabetes among children aged 10-19 rose by 30 percent between 2001 and 2009. The same situation exists in other […]
Vitamin D research has repeatedly shown that vitamin D can improve a number of brain disorders, including depression and dementia—the most devastating form of which is Alzheimer’s disease.
Back in 2011, I published a series of interviews with Dr. Stephanie Seneff, a senior MIT research scientist who, more recently, rocked the world with her discovery of glyphosate’s mechanism of harm. Three years ago, however, she was one of the first to point out the links between cholesterol and vitamin D, presenting a hypothesis […]
Mild B-12 Deficiency May Speed Dementia Study finds that the vitamin shortage might affect more people than previously thought.