Thursday, January 25, 2007

Nutrients in the news this week...

Trans fats linked to infertility, reveals new study...
01/23/2007 - Consuming trans fats could lead to infertility in women, according to new research, findings that are set to place even more pressure on food manufacturers already battling to remove the unhealthy fats from their product formulations.

How Much Mental Illness is an Allergy to Caffeine?...
With the upswing of "chemical imbalance" disorders that surfaced in the latter twentieth century, many researchers frantically attempt to unravel the brain's intricate clockworks. In turn, as the number of persons suffering with mental issues mount, it seems that doctors, pressed for time, are quick to refer patients to psychiatrists. Failing to request a medical physical, many psychiatrists hand out medications, often masking the underlying physical problem.

Folic acid supplements found to significantly enhance memory function...
NewsTarget) Folic acid supplements can boost the memory and brain power of older people with remarkable effect, a new study published Friday shows. In the study, men and post-menopausal women aged 50 to 70 years old who took daily doses of supplements had the same mental adroitness of people five years younger.

Christopher Wiechert, C.N.C.

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