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Banana peels are a source of powerful antioxidants and important vitamins experts says

A new study finds that using the right amount of banana peel flour in sugar cookie batter creates a more nutritious cookie that’s still tasty. Increasingly, an item once considered inedible is being turned into delicious meals. Now researchers have found the banana peels we typically compost or throw away can be processed into nutritious flour. “The […]

Improving vitamin D levels may reduce chronic inflammation

Inflammation is the activation of the body’s immune cells in response to injury or infection. In the short term, inflammation is necessary for proper healing. However, when it persists, it can contribute to the development of inflammatory-related health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and cancer, among others. Chronic inflammation can result from ongoing infections, exposure […]

Potentially, advanced non-alcoholic fatty liver disease could be treated with B vitamins

These findings research which was published in the Journal of Hepatology could help people with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, an umbrella term for a range of liver conditions affecting people who drink little to no alcohol, which affects 25 percent of all adults globally, and four in 10 adults in Singapore. A mechanism that causes an […]

Vitamin K effectively prevents ferroptotic cell death by acting as an antioxidant

Researchers at Helmholtz Munich have discovered a fresh use for vitamin K, which is often recognised for its role in blood clotting. The scientists found that vitamin K in its fully reduced form functions as an antioxidant by effectively preventing ferroptotic cell death. Cellular iron plays a significant role in the natural cell death process […]

Vitamin B6 supplements could reduce anxiety and depression

Supplementing with vitamin B6 may lessen anxiety and depression. Recent studies have demonstrated that using high-dose vitamin B6 tablets will lessen anxiety and depressive symptoms. When high dosages of vitamin B6 were administered to young adults for a month, researchers at the University of Reading discovered that they reported feeling less worried and depressed. The […]

Prenatal vitamin D supplementation may reduce the likelihood of infant Eczema

The effect was particularly seen in babies who were later breastfed for more than a month. In a new study published in the British Journal of Dermatology by the University of Southampton researchers, they revealed that babies had a lower risk of developing atopic eczema in their first year if their mothers took 1000 international units […]

In elderly adults with heart valve problems, calcium supplementation are connected to an early mortality

According to study published online in the journal Heart, calcium supplements, which are routinely given to elderly individuals to reduce their risk of developing brittle bones (osteoporosis) and fractures, are associated with a higher risk of death among persons who have aortic valve stenosis, a condition that progresses and may be deadly. Furthermore, regardless of […]

Doctors issue an overdosage warning for supplements after a man is hospitalised after shedding 28 pounds

Hypervitaminosis D is on the rise and has been connected to a wide array of potentially significant health issues, they note. A growing number of potentially catastrophic health problems are associated to Hypervitaminosis D, which is also on the rise. After treating a man who required hospitalisation due to his high vitamin D intake, doctors […]

VitaminD, Omega-3s, and Exercise may reduce the risk of invasive cancer by 61%

According to new research, adults 70 years old and above can reduce their cancer risks by 61% with a combination of three simple treatments. According to the National Cancer Institute, in 2020 approximately 1.8 million new cases of cancer were diagnosed and 600,000 people died from the disease in the United States. It is the […]

Cannabidiol and herbal supplements can be beneficial but excessive use may lead to the heart problem

Supplement use has risen in popularity in recent years. Many supplements may provide some health benefits, but because they are not regulated, individuals should be cautious. Herbal supplements, especially cannabis derivatives, are becoming increasingly popular. Some supplements are available over the counter and are not subject to the same regulatory oversight as other drugs. According […]

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