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Friday Pearls

7 Things You Should Know About Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Friday, November 08, 2013

1.  Results of studies on diets rich in seafood (fish and shellfish) and heart disease provide moderate evidence that people who eat seafood at least once a week are less likely to die of heart disease than those who rarely or never eat seafood. 

Knowledge, Power & Size Matter

Friday, November 01, 2013

Knowledge, power and size go together where nutritional supplements are concerned. You want to know something about the people behind the company you buy nutritional products from. Look for formulas designed by qu...

B Vitamins: Brain & Eye Health

Friday, October 25, 2013

Evidence continues to mount that links B vitamins deficiency, specifically B6, B12 and folate, to increased risk of developing Macular Degeneration and Alzheimer’s, as well as faster progression of the two disease processes.

Healthcare Cost Savings With Supplement Use

Friday, October 18, 2013

Use of specific dietary supplements in targeted populations not only provides health benefits, but, according to a new economic report, also offers significant savings for health care costs. The report t...

Science Supported Well-Being

Friday, October 11, 2013

A new study published in The Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences suggests that our body’s gene expression pattern distinguishes between the sense of well-being derived from a profound noble purpose, versus simple self-gratification. 

Vitamin C: Fluoride, H. Pylori & Eye Health

Friday, October 04, 2013

Biosyntrx has a renewed interest in vitamin C intake from dietary sources, as well as supplementation, since it's proving again to play a major role in disease prevention and optimal eye, brain and body health.A ne...

Pardon Me, Could You Repeat That?

Friday, September 27, 2013

If the title phrase is something you or someone you know frequently says, you will want to read this entire article.  The Blue Mountains Hearing Study suggests that nutritional status may play a role in age-related hearing loss (presbycusis). Hearing loss is right behind vision loss and arthritis as a handicapping condition. It puts considerable burden on sufferers and those with whom they associate.

The Many Faces of Lipoic Acid

Friday, September 20, 2013

Alpha-lipoic acid (LA), also referred to as thioctic acid, brilliantly neutralizes free radicals and oxidative stress. It’s both water-soluble and fat-soluble, which means it’s easily absorbed and transported into many different organs and body systems including the eye, brain, liver and nerves. ...

Ginkgo, Godot & Pharmaceutical Drugs

Friday, September 06, 2013

The lack of scientific evidence supporting the supposed danger of supplemental Ginkgo biloba is a beginning to read a bit like Samuel Beckett's grim play, Waiting for Godot,  which is about two men standing on a bridge waiting and waiting for something, and telling each other that whatever it i...

Labouring For The Low Vision Patient's Rights

Friday, August 30, 2013

September is the designated Macula Degeneration (AMD) Awareness Month.  AMD affects more than 10 million people in this country alone.  This week's Friday Pearl presents the  AMD Patient Bill of Rights.  

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