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Women of reproductive age should take iodine supplements

Wednesday May 28, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- In the journal Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics issues a policy statement to urge women of reproductive age

High potassium improves endothelial function

Monday May 26, 2014 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study suggests that taking potassium supplements may improve fasting media dilation, but do not lower blood pressure. The ...
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Low Magnesium May Play Key Role in Insulin Resistance and Diabetes

By Dr. Mercola Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in your body. If you don’t have enough of it, your body simply cannot function at ...
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Iron in Meat Linked to Heart Disease

Editor's note: Iron in meat may also be associated with other diseases like cancer. Iron can promote oxidation which results in the formation of cell-damaging free radicals....
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Study: Iron consumption can increase risk for heart disease (PR)

Editor's note: High iron intake may also increase risk of cancer in men, according to some studies. Iron particularly found in hemoglobin may promote oxidation and production of harmful substances. That could in part explain why consumption of red meat is associated with increased risk of cancer and heart disease....
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Higher calcium intake may reduce body fat, mitigating genetic risk for diabetes

Contact: Nancy Lamontagnemedia@faseb.org919-617-1330American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology  Higher calcium intake may reduce body fat, mitigating genetic risk for diabetes Study shows calcium intake mitigates genetic ...
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Dementia news: Magnesium supplementation treats dementia

Wednesday Dec 11, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in Medical Hypotheses suggests that taking magnesium supplements may help treat dementia. Serefnur Ozturke and Asl? Ece ...
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Zinc supplements prevent diabetic retinopathy in type 2 diabetes mellitus

Sunday Nov 24, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A review in Journal of Diabetes Research suggests that zinc supplements may help protect against diabetic retinopathy in type ...
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Zinc, selenium supplements help prevent influenza infection in elderly people

Friday Nov 22, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A study in Archives of Internal Medicine shows that elderly people who received flu vaccine had better immunity against ...
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Dietary calcium affects stroke risk in a dose dependent manner

Thursday Nov 21, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) -- A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that among non-Asian people, eating too much dietary ...
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