Niacin Has Changed Many Lives For the Better

While discussing the many health benefits of megadoses of niacin last month with Dr. Andrew Saul, we decided it would be helpful to give...

Niacin: The Original Megavitamin Is More Important Than Ever

I believe that the first vitamins used clinically in “mega” doses were vitamins C and niacin (vitamin B3). Megadoses of vitamin C were used...

Consumption of Omega-3s and Health Consequences

Research reports continue to show the importance of the long-chain omega-3 fatty acids, eicosapentaenoic acid (EPA) and docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) to heart health. The...

A Brief Historical Look at Vitamin E and Heart Disease

Recent columns have discussed new discoveries about how vitamin E benefits health and also confirmed the safety of megadoses of vitamin E (1-6). Many...
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Pueraria mirifica and Reducing Cancer Risk

Last month, we discussed the effectiveness of the herb Pueraria mirifica against menopausal symptoms with Christiane Northrup, M.D. (1). It had been almost 10...
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Menopause and Pueraria mirifica Update

Perhaps the question I am asked most often during question-and-answer sessions after lectures—and even from my lay-friends—is about safe and effective natural help for...
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A Better Understanding of Vitamin E

We have been chatting with Maret Traber, Ph.D., about her research on the basics of vitamin E function and now we can move on...
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A Better Understanding of Vitamin E

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has now followed through on the 2000 DRI for vitamin E that we have been discussing with...
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A Better Understanding of Vitamin E

We have been chatting with Maret Traber, Ph.D., about her research on the basics of vitamin E function, and now we can move on...

A Better Understanding of Vitamin E Part 2: “Natural-Source” and Synthetic Vitamin E

An Interview with Maret G. Traber, Ph.D.Recently, there have been several important discoveries about vitamin E. Last month, we discussed a little about the...

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