Friday, April 27, 2007

Nutrition in the news...

Vitamin K may reverse arterial calcification - study...
03/04/2007 - Arterial calcification, a process of hardening of the arteries, may be inhibited and even reversed with supplementation with high-dose vitamin K, suggests an animal study.

Curcumin's anti-cancer mechanism proposed...
4/13/2007 - Scientists from the University of Alabama have reported a mechanism by which curcumin, the active ingredient in the turmeric spice, may protect against cancer.

Low vitamin D levels again linked to cancer risk...
17/04/2007 - Vitamin D deficiency is linked to an increased risk of cancer, researchers have told attendees at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research, with results from a clinical trial hoped to show benefits of high-dose vitamin D replacement in individuals with high risk of lung cancer.

Fish oil may preserve thinking ability in elderly ...
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - High blood levels of omega-3 highly unsaturated fatty acids, found in fish oil, may help preserve thinking ability in the elderly, according to the findings of two studies published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

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