Could Low Vitamin D Put Postmenopausal Women At a Higher Risk of Metabolic Syndrome?

According to new data the onset of Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) in postmenopausal women may be closely linked to Vitamin D deficiency.  Metabolic Syndrome (MetS) was seen in 58% of postmenopausal women with either deficient or insufficient levels of Vitamin D when compared with a 40% occurrence in women with adequate Vitamin D levels. Over 450…

Curcumin and High Cholesterol

Curcumin May Improve Cholesterol Levels for People with MetS

A new study showed daily supplementation of the yellow pigment from turmeric, curcumin, may support lower LDL cholesterol and triglyceride levels in individuals with metabolic syndrome. 65 people with metabolic syndrome participated in this placebo controlled double blind study.  Individuals were assigned randomly to receive either 630 mg of curcumin 3 times per day or…