Vitamin E and PCOS

Vitamin E Supplementation Can Improve Hormonal Metabolic Parameters In PCOS Patients

According to a new meta-analysis and systematic review published in the journal Scientific Vitamin E supplementation may affect PCOS (polycystic ovary syndrome) patient’s hormonal and metabolic parameters in a positive way. PCOS is a common disease of the endocrine gland and occurs in women of reproductive age. PCOS is associated with certain metabolic disorders like…

Multi Vitamins and Healthy Pregnancies

Micronutrient Supplementation During Pregnancy May Reduce Birth Complications

According to scientists in the US, a diet which includes Iron, Folic Acid and Vitamin Supplementation during pregnancy may reduce birth complications. Almost 100,000 women were surveyed to find adverse birth outcomes experienced during pregnancy in this six year study.  The participants were asked to follow four routine supplementation strategies before week 24 in their…

GABA and Sleep

GABA Ingredient Shows Sleep Benefits

According to a past study, GABA (Gamma-aminobutyric Acid) may aid people in falling asleep faster. 10 people with an average age of 37.7 years participated in this study.  The participants had a high probability of having a sleep disorder as measured by the PSQI (Pittsburgh Sleep Quality Index).  The participants were given 112 mg of…

Menopause and Herbal Blend

Herbal Blend May Help Manage Menopausal Symptoms

According to a new study, a combination of 4 herbals extracts, Soy Isolflavones, Black Cohosh, Chasteberry and Evening Primrose Oil, may significantly reduce sweating and hot flashes as well as enhance mood and improve sleep. Over 100 post menopausal women between the ages of 45 and 60 participated in this randomized controlled trial.  The participants…

Cranberry and Blood Vessels

Cranberry Improves Blood Vessel Function

A new study just published in the Food & Function journal shows consuming 9 grams of freeze dried Cranberry powder which is equivalent to taking in 100 grams of fresh Cranberries, improved blood vessel function in healthy men in one month. 45 healthy men participated in this double-blind, parallel-group, randomized controlled study.  Participants were given…