Vitamins

Unique Vit B3 Formulation May Improve Blood Pressure, CV Health

By March 29, 2018

NR supplementation showed reductions in mean systolic blood pressure (SBP; mean change -3.9mmHg) and diastolic blood pressure (DBP; mean change -2.0mmHg) for all patients; these findings were not statistically significant after adjusting for multiple comparisons.

Oral vs. Intramuscular Vitamin B<sub>12</sub>: Efficacy, Safety Compared

By March 16, 2018

Researchers from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine and the Catalan Health Institute, Spain sought to investigate the effects of oral vitamin B12 vs. IM vitamin B12 to determine whether outcomes for vitamin B12 deficient patients would differ based on the formulation.

Weight Loss Change Examined in Healthy Low-Fat vs. Healthy Low-Carb Diet

February 21, 2018

The researchers found that the mean 12-month macronutrient distributions were 48 versus 30% for carbohydrates, 29 versus 45% for fat, and 21 versus 23% for protein in the HLF versus HLC diets. At 12 months, weight change was −5.3 and −6.0 kg for the HLF and HLC diet.

Insulin Sensitivity and Anabolic Steroids: What's the Link?

September 15, 2016

Use of anabolic androgenic steroids (AAS) may lead to insulin resistance, according to a study presented at the annual meeting of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes, held from September 12 to 16 in Munich.

Maternal Nutrition in Pregnancy Tied to Offspring Health

February 11, 2016

Mothers' vitamin B12 levels in early pregnancy may impact children's cardiometabolic risk factors at age 5 years, according to a study published in the BJOG: An International Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology.

Case Report; Scurvy Development in Infant Consuming Almond Milk

January 19, 2016

The development of scurvy in an 11-month-old after exclusive intake of almond beverages and almond flour from age 2.5 months is described in a case report published online in Pediatrics.