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  • VEGETABLES AND VITAMINS PROTECT AGAINST ALZHEIMER’S

    According to an American study, elderly who receive enough folic acid have a 55% reduced risk of becoming senile due to Alzheimer’s dementia.
  • VIRUS’S CRADLE

    Every once in a while a new deadly virus surfaces, spreads and causes fear. But where do they actually come from? We do not know for certain, but below are some theories.
  • VITAMIN A AND ZINC INCREASE THE EFFECT OF THE TREATMENT OF TUBERCULOSIS.

    A new study was set up in order to investigate whether vitamin A- and zinc supplements were capable of increasing the effect of the traditional tuberculosis treatment.
  • VITAMIN B12 RELIEVES ITCHING

    Chronic itching can be effectively relieved with vitamin B12 - particularly if the itching is caused by atopic eczema.
  • VITAMIN B6 AGAINST COLON CANCER

    Alcohol increases the risk of serveral forms of cancer. This may be attributable to the fact that alcohol disturbs certain vital metabolic processes. Vitamin B6 and folic acid, however, seem to be able to repair the damage.
  • VITAMIN B9 (FOLIC ACID) MAY STRENGTHEN THE BONES

    The B-vitamin folic acid may be able to counteract osteoporosis. This is the result of both an American and a Dutch population study that were simultaneously published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
  • VITAMIN C AGAINST ATHEROSCLEROSIS

    An English study indicates that vitamin C fights inflammation. Therefore it probably prevents atherosclerosis and blood clots.
  • VITAMIN C AND COMMON COLD - HOW HARD CAN IT BE?

    A cold is regarded as a trite but nontheless irksome suffering. Colds affect adults averagely twice a year and children three times as often. Colds are regarded as non-preventable and non-treatable, and they cost the society billions of pounds every year.
  • VITAMIN C CAN PROTECT THE HEART

    A new meta-analysis was published a few weeks ago with the positive result that high doses of vitamin C can reduce the risk of coronary thrombosis by 25%.
  • VITAMIN C INHIBITS CANCER. BUT HOW?

    New research sparks new theories about how vitamin C inhibits cancerous growth.
  • VITAMIN D AGAINST LUNG CANCER

    There are more and more indications that vitamin D is an effective weapon against cancer. An american study indicates that high levels of vitamin D is a great advantage when suffering from lung cancer.
  • VITAMIN D AND NSAID FIGHT PROSTATE CANCER.

    A world renowned vitamin D researcher has initiated a study on a very simple treatment for prostate cancer. If it lives up to its expectations, it will mean a revolution in the treatment for the second most common cancer type in men.
  • VITAMIN D CAN BE USED AS HEART MEDICINE

    The warnings against direct sunlight in the summer should be taken with a grain of salt. The vitamin D synthesized in the skin in the wonderful sunshine, prevents, amongst other things, weakening of the heart, if we look at the latest research.
  • VITAMIN D COULD PREVENT EVERY THIRD CANCER-RELATED DEATH

    Several of the World's leading vitamin researchers advocate a much higher vitamin D-intake. They believe that up to every third death from cancer may be prevented.
  • VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY - A REAL RISK

    Campaigns against skin cancer can have the adverse effect that people become so afraid of the sun that they are exposed to too little sunlight and thereby produce too little vitamin D with the consequent risk of developing serious diseases.
  • VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY POSSIBLY CONTRIBUTES TO ATHEROSCLEROSIS

    The theory that vitamin D deficiency possibly contributes to atherosclerosis is put forth the following newsletter about paradoxes and paradigms from the American Vitamin D Council.
  • VITAMIN D INHIBITS CANCER

    An overlooked but very sensational study suggests that vitamin D could inhibit almost 80% of all cancer cases. We just need much more than we normally get (1).
  • VITAMIN D PREVENTS CANCER

    A new and much discussed analysis, has shown that nearly every other cancer case can be prevented by D vitamin, if everyone is getting the suffient dosage, which almost no one is.
  • VITAMIN E AGAINST ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE AND COLDS

    It is astounding that we are still discussing nature's purpose of vitamin E. It is actually difficult to find obvious deficiency symptoms in humans. However, that the vitamin is highly important is still certain.
  • VITAMIN E COULD BE A SAVIOUR FOR DIABETICS

    About one out of every two diabetics has a five times larger than average risk of dying from heart disease. This risk can be cut in half by vitamin E. This is a well justified theory which is now being tested in a large Israeli study.
  • VITAMIN E DECREASES CHOLESTEROL IN DIABETICS.

    There are at least eight different types of vitamin E, but we only get one type in vitamin supplements. Meanwhile, another type counteracts arthrosclerosis and yet another is effective in lowering the cholesterol levels of diabetics.
  • VITAMIN E PREVENTS COLDS

    By taking a modest vitamin E supplement, the elderly can be spared every fifth cold.
  • VITAMIN E PROTECTS AGAINST CORONARY THROMBOSIS AND STROKES

    Healthy women over 65 can lower their risk of serious consequences of arthrosclerosis by 25 %. This is confirmed by the world's longest study of vitamin E, so far.
  • VITAMIN E STUDY MISLEADS CONSUMERS

    A study suggests that mortality in people taking over 400 IU of Vitamin E a day is increased. However, the study has a number of very important limitations which mean that sweeping generalisations should not be made.
  • VITAMIN K AGAINST OSTEOARTHRITIS AND ATHEROSCLEROSIS

    Researchers recommend supplements of vitamin K. The need for this vitamin may be larger than previously believed. Deficiency leads to weak bones and clogged arteries.
  • VITAMIN PILLS PREVENT INFECTION

    The increased predisposition to infections in diabetics can be reduced with a daily multivitamin-mineral pill.
  • VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS FAQ

    Our answers to often asked questions about vitamin supplements.
  • VITAMINS AGAINST AGING

    The need of many vitamins increases with age. Deficiency has similar effects as radioactivity and causes mutations, decreased energy production, cancer, and aging phenomena - according to one of the world’s leading nutrition scientists.
  • VITAMINS AGAINST ATHEROSCLEROSIS

    Vitamin B6 and folic acid (B9) have been found to have a beneficial effect on the heart beat and they may be able to prevent atherosclerosis.
  • VITAMINS CAN DOUBLE THE SURVIVAL TIME IN CANCER PATIENTS

    Lung cancer patients, who take supplements of vitamins and minerals after receiving the diagnosis small cell lung cancer, live considerably longer and have a higher quality of living than those who do not take supplements.
  • VITAMINS FOR YOUR SKIN

    Many vitamins in our diet are particularly important to our skin. These vitamins are more effective to the skin when they are part of the creams we smear onto our skin. Check the vitamin content in the contents declaration the next time you buy a cream.
  • VITAMINS PREVENT SPORT-RELATED ATTRITION

    Vigorous and exhausting physical exercise is not beneficial to your health. The reason for this is that strenuous exercise results in damages to both the DNA (hereditary material) and the cell walls through the process of oxidation.
  • VITAXTRA - THE EXTRAORDINARY SUPPLEMENT

    A new multivitamin-mineral tablet from Vitaviva