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May 2021

Brain Protection from New Form of Vitamin B12

Two active forms of vitamin B12 offer support to the aging brain. Preclinical data shows one of the forms protects dopamine levels.

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Reports

Nighttime urination is a problem for most aging men

Challenge of Middle-of-the-Night Urination

Nighttime urination (nocturia) is a serious problem for most aging men. A clinical trial with targeted nutrients reduced nocturia in 64% of the study subjects.

Fish Oil Fights Metabolic Syndrome

Nearly half of Americans over 60 have metabolic syndrome. Omega-3 fatty acids found in fish oil can decrease risk and reverse certain aspects of metabolic syndrome.

Blood Tests to Better Predict Cardiovascular Risk

Blood Tests to Better Predict Cardiovascular Risk

Doctors rely on basic lipid profiles to determine heart attack risk, but more precise blood tests can better pinpoint cardiovascular vulnerability.

Vitamin D Can You Afford To Be Deficient

Vitamin D: Can You Afford To Be Deficient?

Research continues to show the impact of vitamin D on all aspects of health.

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Heart Attack Makes Deadly Comeback

In the News: Heart Attack Makes Deadly Comeback

Cardiovascular deaths are rising due to surging rates of obesity and diabetes. Comprehensive blood tests can identify risk factors before the onset of irreversible disease.

Folic Acid Linked to Lower Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Folic Acid Linked to Lower Risk of Erectile Dysfunction

Folic acid lowers risk of erectile dysfunction; AMPK helps maintain muscle mass; CoQ10 reduces statin side effects; anti-inflammatories may improve depression; prediabetes linked to cognitive decline.

What is Glutamine?

The versatile and semi-essential amino acid glutamine can improve intestinal health and exercise response.

Brooks Headley recipes from his restaurant Superiority Burger in his new cookbook

Superiority Burger Cookbook

Brooks Headley shares recipes from his restaurant, Superiority Burger, in his new cookbook.

Superfoods: Cauliflower

Cauliflower is low in calories and carbs and high in vitamins, minerals, and phytochemicals. Studies link it to lower risk of overall mortality, especially death from cardiovascular disease.

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