The Benefits of Probiotics in Children

On November 30, 2010, in Herbs & Supplements, Holistic Health, by admin

A clinical study released by Academy of Pediatrics shows that children may benefit from probiotics especially while taking antibiotics or in treating viral diarrhea. What are Probiotics? According to Wikipedia, probiotics are live microorganisms thought to be healthy for the host organism. According to the currently adopted definition by FAO/WHO, probiotics are: “Live microorganisms which when administered in […]

Fish Oil and Alzheimer’s

On November 3, 2010, in Diet & Nutrition, Herbs & Supplements, by admin

Dr. James Augustine, D.C. – BioVeda of Cerritos, CA writes in response to the article published on CNN.com, Fish Oil Ingredient Doesn’t Slow Alzheimer’s, which explores a study that asserts that omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) does not slow mental decline once it’s began: Several points here: Isolating DHA from it’s food source never […]

Probiotics May Prevent and Shorten Duration of Cold Virus

On October 12, 2010, in Herbs & Supplements, by admin

A study “Probiotic Effects on Cold and Influenza-like Symptom Incidence and Duration in Children” published in the Journal of Pediatrics found that probiotics reduce symptoms and duration of colds and flu. The study involved 326 children ages 3-5 treated with either a placebo, a single or a combination of probiotics twice daily for 6 months. […]

The Importance of B Vitamins to Overall Health

On September 21, 2010, in Herbs & Supplements, by admin

B Vitamins are essential to health. Your nerves, skin, eyes, hair, liver, mouth, muscles, gastrointestinal tract, and brain depend on the B vitamins for proper functioning. The B vitamins are coenzymes that are involved in energy production. B vitamins are also useful for alleviation of depression and anxiety. As we get older our ability to absorb […]

Nutritional Protection: Free Radicals and Aging (Part 3 of 3)

On September 13, 2010, in Herbs & Supplements, by admin

The following is the third and final piece of a three part series that comprises a white paper report on Nutritional Protection Against Excitotoxins.  In this series we explore the importance of nutrition in protecting the body and brain from harmful toxins and free radicals.  To read the complete report on Nutritional Protection, click to […]

Nutritional Protection: Omega-3 Essential Fats (Part 2 of 3)

On August 30, 2010, in Diet & Nutrition, Herbs & Supplements, by admin

The following is the second of a three part series that comprises a white paper report on Nutritional Protection Against Excitotoxins.  In this series we explore the importance of nutrition in protecting the body and brain from harmful toxins and free radicals.  To read the complete report on Nutritional Protection, click to download. This is […]

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