Dublin, Ireland—While Vitamin D (vitD) has proven in the past to offer many health benefits, a new study has found that “vitD supplementation may prolong remission in Crohn’s disease (CD),” according to the abstract of the study published in June’s issue of United European Gastroenterology Journal.

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Florence, Italy—Results of a new clinical trial will have fans of ancient grains asking for seconds. Organic khorasan wheat was found to benefit those with acute coronary syndrome (ACS), an umbrella term for when the heart is cut-off from the blood supply such as during heart attacks and unstable angina.

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coffee antioxidants

Melbourne, Australia—Coffee drinkers now have another reason to reach for their morning cup of Joe. Researchers recently found that coffee and its byproducts may have even more antioxidant capacity than previously thought.

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Sydney, Australia—Results from a recent study suggest that the form of vitamin B3 known as nicotinamide may help reduce non-melanoma skin cancer among high-risk patients.

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Boston, MA—A recent study by Wayne Campell, Ph.D., of Purdue University and Jung Eun Kim, Ph.D., R.D., suggests consuming cooked whole eggs in conjunction with vegetables can increase carotenoid absorption. 

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San Diego, CA; Omaha, NE—According to researchers, the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Institute of Medicine’s (IOM) Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of Vitamin D is only one-tenth of what is necessary to prevent conditions related to vitamin D deficiency.

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Jerusalem, Israel—A new peer-reviewed study published in the International Journal of Toxicology has shown an algae-based omega-3 oil to be safe.

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vitamin D heart health

Finland; Tennessee—Childhood vitamin D deficiency may increase the risk of stroke and heart attack in adulthood, according to new data in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

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Recent findings show that high levels of vitamin D may help colorectal cancer patients survive longer.

San Francisco, CA—Recent findings show that high levels of vitamin D may help colorectal cancer patients survive longer after undergoing chemotherapy and targeted drugs.

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Blueberries can help lower several cardiovascular risk factors.

Tallahassee, FL—According to a recent study, blueberries may be able to help lower risk factors associated with cardiovascular disease.

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