The study also found that conventional approaches to measuring vitamin E levels may fail to detect when patients need more vitamin E.
Vitamins & Minerals
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommends women who may become pregnant supplement with folic acid to help prevent fetal neural tube defects.
As calcium sales continue to slip and magnesium sales continue to rise, at least one expert believes the day will come when magnesium overtakes calcium as the bestselling standalone mineral supplement.
“Energy” has now moved ahead as the number-two reason why Americans who use dietary supplements say they take supplements in the first place, so it’s not surprising to see sales of vitamin B12 growing in all retail channels.
Two recent studies suggest that the inactive MGP, a vitamin K–dependent protein, is associated with cardiovascular stiffness in patients with diabetes or chronic kidney disease.
Results of a new study suggest Gnosis’s Quatrefolic, combined with B vitamins, may reduce homocysteine serum levels in subjects with hypertensive risk.
The new PurGinger organic ginger extract and Pur-C organic vitamin C extract are uniquely suited for beverage applications, AFS says.
New studies on arthritis, multiple sclerosis, heart disease, and hearing
Kappa Bioscience announces new study results suggesting its synthetic-derived K2Vital is bioequivalent to fermentation-derived vitamin K2 MK-7.
A long-term, prospective cohort study finds higher intake of vitamin K2—but not vitamin K1—is “borderline significantly associated” with lower mortality from coronary heart disease.