No connection for B supplements and improved cognitive function
- The SU.FOL.OM3 Study: a secondary prevention trial testing the impact of supplementation with folate and B-vitamins and/or Omega-3 PUFA on fatal and non fatal cardiovascular events, design, methods and participants characteristics. Galan, Pilar; Briancon, Serge; Blacher, Jacque; Czernichow, S�bastien; Hercberg, Serge // Trials;2008, Vol. 9, Special section p1
Background: During the last decades, many basic and clinical research have pointed to the role of B vitamins (folate, vitamins B6 and B12) and n-3 fatty acids as nutritional factors that might have a protective effect on the development of cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Methods/design: The...
- B vitamins for heart health. // Joe Weider's Muscle & Fitness;Jun94, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p35
Reports on the cardiovascular benefits of folic acid and vitamin B6. Recommended intake of folic acid and vitamin B6; Sources of folic acid and vitamin B6.
- Folate, vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 in adolescence: serum concentrations, prevalence of inadequate intakes and sources in food. Steluti, Josiane; Martini, L�gia A.; Peters, Barbara S. E.; Marchioni, Dirce M. L. // Jornal de Pediatria;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p43
Objective: To investigate serum concentrations and the prevalence of inadequate folate intake and also vitamin B6 and vitamin B12 intakes and to identify those foods that make a major contribution to intake levels of these nutrients. Methods: This was a cross-sectional, observational study of...
- Industry Responds to Study Linking Folic Acid with Cancer Risk. // Nutraceuticals World;Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p15
The article presents the response of the dietary supplements industry to the study which claims that folic acid plus vitamin B12 treatment is related to ischemic heart disease death and cancer outcomes in Norway. Daniel Fabricant of the Natural Products Association (NPA) questioned the...
- Double your Bs for a healthy heart. // Health News & Review;1994, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p23
Reports on a study which suggests that older people can protect themselves from clogged arteries, heart attacks and stroke by consuming an increased amount of Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin B6 and folic acid. Effectiveness of Vitamin B6 and folic acid in preventing heart...
- Hollywood's latest health craze. Kemp, Kristen // Glamour;May2004, Vol. 102 Issue 5, p102
Reports that celebrities like Kim Cattrall are flocking to doctors for customized mixes of vitamins C, B6, B12 and other nutrients that are given intravenously in the U.S.
- Keep your healthy eyes on spinach. Deas, Gerald W. // New York Amsterdam News;5/3/2012, Vol. 103 Issue 18, p29
In this article, the author explains the importance of having spinach in the human diet. Spinach contains vitamin C, magnesium, calcium, vitamin B6, folic acid and iron. Vitamin B6 and folic acid lowers the compound homocysteine which is primarily responsible for heart attacks and heart strokes....
- Plasma pyridoxal 5'-phosphate is not correlated with hemoglobin during pyridoxine supplementation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Huang, Y-C; Wei, J C-C // European Journal of Clinical Nutrition;Mar2011, Vol. 65 Issue 3, p425
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- The Great Multivitamin Debate. Gorman, Christine // Time International (South Pacific Edition);12/31/2001, Issue 52, p125
Focuses on the effectiveness of multivitamins. Statement that proof of the benefits of vitamin supplements is uncertain; Evidence of the positive health effects of folate and vitamin E; Question of whether individuals should accept that multivitamins do not harm and could actually be helpful.