B Vitamins and COVID-19

Vitamin B Could Help Prevent The “Worst Outcomes” in COVID-19 Cases

With the severity of the COVID-19 immune system overreaction, known as a “cytokine storm”, in some COVID-19 patients, doctors remain focused on finding treatments to slow or stop this deadly storm.  Experts in the nutrition world are also looking to find ways to stop it before it even begins.  Early into the pandemic health experts…

Review Explores Mounting Science Linking B Vitamins and Depression

According to research from Australia, B-Vitamin supplementation may improve symptoms of depression. Researchers reviewed a pool of studies showing a link between B Complex and depression.  They then broke those studies down to the 8 Vitamin B types.  They also reviewed the link between Immune System and Depression; the link between Inflammation and Depression and…

B12-Folic Acid and Fatty Liver Disease

Low Folate and B12 Linked to Severity of Fatty Liver Disease

Researchers have found a link in the progression of Liver Fibrosis in Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) and two important B Vitamins. Over 80 patients with Non-Alcoholic Steatohepatisis (NASH), a progressive form of Non Fatty Liver Disease, participated in this study.  The average age of the study participants was 41 years old.  The study included…

Folic Acid and Autism Risk

Maternal Use of Folic Acid and Vitamins Linked to Reduced Autism Risk in Children

According to a study done in Israel, mothers who supplement with a Multivitamin and Folic Acid, both before and during their pregnancy, reduce their child’s risk factors for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Researchers studied Israeli children born between January 1, 2003 and December 31, 2007.  Participants were followed up from birth to January 26, 2015…

Choline

Choline,-An Underused, Essential Nutrient

Choline is an essential vitamin-like nutrient that is useful for helping the body to maintain optimal health.  Only recently has this vital nutrient gained attention for its role in supporting healthy liver function, prenatal development, brain and heart health and athletic performance and recovery.  As a matter of fact Choline is the most recent nutrient…

brain boosing b vitamins and parkinson's disease

Vitamin B3 May Benefit Those with Parkinson’s Disease

According to researchers individuals with a specific type of Parkinson’s disease (PD) may benefit from increasing their intact of Vitamin B3 (Niacin). Fruit flies that had a mutated form of the gene (PINK1) that usually protects cells from mitochondrial malfunction due to stress were studied by researchers.  These flies received food supplemented with niacin.  These…

B Vitamins

Vitamin B’s Women’s Benefits: Supplementation Boosts Convention Yeast Infection Treatment RCT Finds

According to a new study supplementing with Vitamin B along with doing the conventional treatment can help treat complicated cases of vulvovaginal candidiasis (VVC).  VVC is a fungal infection caused by the Candida species, the second major cause of vaginitis in women, with the first major cause being bacterial vaginitis.  75% of women are infected…