Friday, September 20, 2019

Misleading Niacin Study, or What Happens to Patients on a Witches...

Sandwiched between the constant slew of drug advertisements that fill most of the scant 30 minutes that pass as evening ‘news’ on national broadcast...

Most Clinical Studies On Vitamins Flawed by Poor Methodology

Most large, clinical trials of vitamin supplements, including some that have concluded they are of no value or even harmful, have a flawed methodology...

Vitamin K (Menadione)

Vitamin K, also called Menadione, is an essential fat-soluble vitamin that is required for the regulation of normal blood clotting functions. Dietary vitamin K...

Vitamin E

Vitamin E is composed of a group of eight compounds (four tocopherols and four tocotrienols) that were first discovered in the 1920s. Alpha tocopherol...

Vitamin D

Vitamin D is actually a family of related essential compounds, referred to as vitamins D-1, D-2, and D-3. Vitamin D is required for the...

Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also called ascorbic acid, is powerful water-soluble antioxidant that is vital for the growth and maintenance of all body tissues. Though easily...

Vitamin B17 (Amygdalin)

Vitamin B17, also called amygdalin, and more commonly laetrile, is one of the most controversial vitamins of the last few decades. Laetrile was originally...

Vitamin B15 (Pangamic Acid)

While often referred to as Vitamin B15, pangamic acid is not generally recognized as a vitamin, since there is neither an established essential need...

Vitamin B-6 (Pyridoxine)

Vitamin B-6, also called Pyridoxine, refers to a family of closely related water soluble substances that include pyridoxine, pyridoxal and pyridoxamine. Vitamin B6 is...

Vitamin B-5 (Pantothenic Acid)

Vitamin B-5 (Pantothenic Acid) is a B vitamin named after the Greek word pantos, meaning "everywhere" because it is found in both plant and...

Vitamin B-3 (Niacin)

Vitamin B-3, also called Niacin, Niacinamide, or Nicotinic Acid, is an essential nutrient required by all humans for the proper metabolism of carbohydrates, fats,...

Vitamin B-2

Vitamin B-2, also known as Riboflavin, is an easily absorbed, water-soluble micronutrient with a key role in maintaining human health. Like the other B...