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- Dietary risk factors for Parkinson's disease
... . The researchers found no statistically significant differences among cases and controls in the intake of vitamin-E, vitamin-C, vitamin-A or beta-carotene. However, they did discover that people with a high intake of fat had twice the risk of developing PD as did people with a low intake. A high intake
03/02/04, 4019 bytes
- Vitamin B6 lowers cancer risk
... of vitamin-B6 (pyridoxine) are much less likely to develop lung cancer than are men with lower levels. The study was part of the Alpha-Tocopherol, Beta-Carotene Cancer Prevention Study and involved 300 male smokers with lung cancer and 300 healthy controls (also smokers). All the participants had their
03/02/04, 4306 bytes
- Niacin and intermittent claudication
... randomized to receive niacin (1.5 to 3.0 grams/day), warfarin (2 to 4 mg/day), antioxidants (vitamin-C - 1000 mg/day, vitamin-E - 800 IU/day, and beta-carotene - 24 mg/day) or a placebo for 48 weeks in a 2 X 2 X 2 factorial design experiment. The researchers conclude that niacin is effective in lowering
11/21/05, 3728 bytes
- International Health News Editorial – February 2001
... to reducing your risk of a heart attack. Regular exercise, eating fish, drinking tea, eating nuts or supplementing with folic acid, vitamin-E, beta-carotene or lycopene have all been proven to decrease the risk of a heart attack by at least 50% and to my knowledge no one has ever died from taking these
03/02/04, 4017 bytes
- International Health News Editorial – May 2001
... /day. Other supplements in the news this month are vanadyl sulfate for improving glucose control in diabetics, vitamin-B6 to prevent lung cancer, beta-carotene to ease the symptoms of cystic fibrosis, ginkgo biloba for alleviating intermittent claudication, and vitamin-C to help us live longer. The benefits
03/02/04, 3946 bytes
- International Health News Letter to the Editor – July 2002
... to help him to get rid of pneumonias in his lungs? Or any way to cleanse his liver from all the medications he is now taking? IS, USA Editor: Beta-carotene and fish oils are helpful for cystic fibrosis patients. You may want to consult a competent naturopathic physician on how to get him off some of
03/02/04, 3111 bytes
- NEWSBRIEF – NOVEMBER 2001
... than do men with higher levels. The study involved 725 men previously free of stroke and cardiovascular disease. Other research has shown that beta-carotene protects male smokers against stroke. Tomatoes and tomato products are an excellent source of lycopene. British Journal of Nutrition, Vol. 85,
03/02/04, 2930 bytes
- International Health News Editorial – September 2002
... . The patients were randomized to receive either a placebo or antioxidant vitamins (600 mg of synthetic vitamin-E, 250 mg of vitamin-C, and 20 mg of beta-carotene) daily for a 5-year period. At the end of the trial the researchers concluded that antioxidants are safe, but not effective in halting the
03/02/04, 4262 bytes
- Vitamin C and longevity
... the ages of 75 and 84 years. All participants had a blood sample drawn for analysis of vitamin C (ascorbate), vitamin E, vitamin A (retinol), and beta-carotene levels. They also completed detailed food frequency questionnaires during a personal interview. The researchers found that ascorbate concentrations
03/02/04, 4572 bytes
- Is Modern Food Still Your Best Medicine?
... this problem. Many modern farming practices lead to a reduction in quality. Grass-fed cattle produce meat that is much higher in nutrients like beta-carotene and vitamin E than their feedlot counterparts. Visit Jo Robinson's website for details – www.eatwild.com Other nutritional changes can be attributed
10/01/07, 23229 bytes