Vitamins A-E-D and COVID

COVID Inspired Study Links High Vitamin A, E, and D Intake to Fewer Respiratory Complaints

A new analysis of survey data from a nationally representative long term survey has found that higher Vitamin A, E and D intakes could be associated with fewer respiratory complaints in adults. Data from over 6,100 adult participants collected between 2008 and 2016 for the NDN RP (Nutrition Survey Rolling Programme) was used for this…

Chromium Picolinate and Diabetes

Review Supports Chromium Picolinate’s Diabetes Benefits

A new review reports Chromium Picolinate when used as a nutritional supplement for Diabetics does have a significantly positive effect on Cholesterol, Insulin and Blood Sugar levels. Researchers reviewed data from 15 studies (14 focused specifically on Type 2 Diabetes) involving almost 1700 participants, 1500 of whom were receiving Chromium Picolinate.  Chromium Picolinate dosages ranged…

Vitamin E and Cognition-Adolescents

Study Finds Vitamin E Levels, Physical Activity, Correlated with Better Cognitive Performance in Adolescents

Academic performance was higher in a study done with school students classified as highly or moderately physically active.  Serum levels of Vitamin E were also higher in these more active students. 120 students (70 boys and 50 girls) around 16 years of age participated in this study.  The students were enrolled in 6 different schools…

Vitamins and Cararacts

Meta-Analysis Links Vitamins and Carotenoids with Lower Risk of Age-Related Cataract

According to a new meta-analysis a higher consumption of Carotenoids and certain Vitamins is associated with a significantly decreased risk for Age Related Cataract (ARC) formation.  8 randomized controlled trial (RCTs) and 12 cohort studies were included in this meta-analysis.  These studies, published through June, 2018, assessed dietary Carotenoid and Vitamin intake and ARC risks. …