Omega-3 Rich Diet May Aid In Reducing Migraine-Linked Headaches

News “A diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids could reduce the number of headaches in people suffering from migraines, a new study finds.” [Source: nutraingredients.com] Comment Omega-3 fatty acids are far from being the only micronutrients that have been shown to be helpful in controlling migraine headaches. In the case of another such micronutrient, vitamin B2, you may be surprised to learn that evidence of its safety and effectiveness against migraine dates back over 70 YEARS now. In a fascinating short paper published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal in June 1946, Clifford B. Smith M.D. described how he had successfully treated 19 migraine patients with vitamin B2. Of these people, 3 had been suffering from the condition for a period of between 2 to 5 years; 4 for between 5 and 10 years; and 12 for 10 years or longer. Impressively, not only did administration of vitamin B2 result in a marked improvement in general wellbeing for all 19 patients, the majority experienced a complete cessation of their attacks. And in a clear parallel with what we now know as Dr. Rath’s Cellular Medicine concept, whereby

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Survivors Of Severe COVID-19 Are Twice As Likely To Be Hospitalized With Another Condition Within 6 Months

News “People who suffered serious cases of COVID-19 are more than twice as likely to be hospitalized with another condition, such as heart attack or stroke, within six months of recovery, a study finds.” [Source: daulymail.co.uk] Comment Dr. Rath’s groundbreaking Cellular Medicine research has revealed that health problems such as heart attack, stroke, and susceptibility to life-threatening viral infections all have the same primary cause: a chronic deficiency of essential micronutrients in the cells of the body. This explains why people who suffer serious cases of COVID-19 are likely to subsequently be hospitalized with further medical conditions. Proper functioning of the cells from which the body’s organs, blood vessels, and immune system are constructed requires an optimum supply of micronutrients. The main function of vitamins, minerals, amino acids, and other micronutrients is the provision of bioenergy to the body’s cells. When cells are chronically starved of micronutrients they cannot function properly, and the body becomes prone to diseases. An optimum daily intake of the correct micronutrients is thus a basic preventative measure for maintaining health, and the effective, safe

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American Football Star Cole Beasley Says He’d Rather Retire Than Get COVID Vaccine

News “BUFFALO, N.Y. — Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley says he’d rather retire from football than receive a COVID-19 vaccine.” [Source: thedenverchannel.com] [Image Source: Wikimedia.com] Comment A proper supply of the correct micronutrients is essential for ensuring a healthy and successful pregnancy. Micronutrients such as vitamin C, lysine, proline, folic acid, and the B group of vitamins are particularly important. A lack of these and other key micronutrients in any phase of pregnancy can affect the organ systems, birth weight, and even survival of the baby. Vitamin C is involved in numerous vital functions such as antioxidant protection, hormone production, immune system support, bone formation, and ensuring blood vessel integrity. Aided by micronutrients such as lysine, proline, and green tea extract, maintaining a proper supply of vitamin C can also help reduce the risk of premature delivery. Folic acid deficiency in a pregnant woman can result in serious neural tube defects in the fetus, which may lead to miscarriage. Crucially, neural tube defects can occur even before a woman is aware that she is

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Meta-Analysis Finds Omega-3 Fatty Acids Improve Cardiovascular Outcomes

News “A new systematic review and meta-analysis of 38 randomized controlled trials found that omega-3 fatty acids improved cardiovascular outcomes. ” [Source: Medicalexpress.com] Comment Numerous studies now show that omega-3 fatty acids are linked to better artery health. Consumption of omega-3 supplements has been found to reduce the risk of heart attacks and cardiovascular disease events, and is associated with a lower risk of dying from coronary heart disease. For optimum protection from heart disease, however, the key micronutrient is vitamin C. In 2015, building on a discovery made by Dr. Rath in the early 1990s, scientists at the Dr. Rath Research Institute in California published a groundbreaking study in the American Journal of Cardiovascular Disease proving that heart disease is an early form of the vitamin C deficiency disease scurvy. Through opening up the possibility of eradicating deaths from heart attacks and strokes, the publication of this study dealt a major blow to the cholesterol theory of heart disease and the pharmaceutical industry’s multibillion dollar annual sales in patented cholesterol-lowering statin drugs. To learn more about the natural prevention of heart

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Pfizer To Ask US Regulators To Authorize Third Covid Vaccine Dose As Booster

News “Pfizer plans to ask US regulators to authorize a booster dose of its Covid-19 vaccine within the next month.” [Source: theguardian.com] Comment The announcement that Pfizer plans to ask US regulators to authorize a booster dose of its experimental Covid-19 vaccine comes within months of the company announcing it already made $3.5 billion in revenue from the shots during the first three months of this year. It now expects total sales of the vaccine to reach $26 billion this year – an amount that exceeds the GDPs of more than half of the world’s countries. But in a clear sign that Pfizer cannot guarantee the safety of the vaccine, it is demanding that countries buying it grant the company immunity from liability over side effects and deaths. When negotiating with Latin American governments it has reportedly even asked some of them to put up sovereign assets such as military bases as a guarantee against the cost of any future legal cases. To read how so-called ‘emergency use authorizations’ are becoming seen as the ‘new normal’ in the field

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Painkillers ‘Raise Risk Of Harm To Babies In Womb

News “Pregnant women who take over-the-counter painkillers have a higher risk of their babies being harmed in the womb. Researchers tracked more than 150,000 pregnancies over three decades to look at women who took aspirin, ibuprofen, paracetamol, naproxen, and diclofenac while expecting their baby.” [Source: dailymail.co.uk] Comment Birth defects caused by the drug thalidomide in the late 1950s and early 1960s act as a stark reminder regarding the dangers of taking pharmaceutical drugs during pregnancy. Originally promoted as a ‘wonder drug’ for treating headaches, insomnia, depression, and other conditions, thalidomide was later marketed to pregnant women for the treatment of morning sickness and illnesses such as bronchitis and influenza. It is estimated that more than 24,000 babies worldwide were born with birth defects as a direct result of their mothers being told thalidomide was safe during pregnancy. A further 123,000 babies are believed to have been stillborn or miscarried due to the drug. It is now known that even a single dose of thalidomide can cause severe birth defects or the death of the unborn child. While painkillers such

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Study Associates Organic Food Intake In Childhood With Better Cognitive Development

News “A study analyzing the association between a wide variety of prenatal and childhood exposures and neuropsychological development in school-age children has found that organic food intake is associated with better scores on tests of fluid intelligence (ability to solve novel reasoning problems) and working memory (ability of the brain to retain new information while it is needed in the short term). ” [Source: Medicalexpress.com] Comment Nutritionally speaking, the benefits of organic food are already beyond dispute. In 2014, in what was arguably the most comprehensive analysis to date, an international team from Newcastle University in the UK found it contains up to 69 percent higher levels of key antioxidants than regular food, as well as lower levels of toxic metals and pesticides. Based on an analysis of 343 peer-reviewed studies from around the world, the team’s findings destroyed the myth that organic food is supposedly indistinguishable from food produced using pesticides. Other studies back up this work. A review published in 2009 by the French Food Agency AFSSA showed that organic food contains higher levels of minerals, such as iron and

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Higher Magnesium Levels Linked To Lower Hostility In Young American Adults

News “The dose-dependent association between higher magnesium levels and lower hostility in young American adults was even more pronounced among those with higher omega-3 intakes, report researchers in the journal Nutrition Research.” [Source: nutraingredients-usa.com] Comment Research from several countries has produced convincing evidence that a poor diet containing a low intake of micronutrients may be a causal factor in antisocial behavior. Opening up the possibility of a fundamentally new approach to reducing violent and aggressive behavior in our societies, it suggests that by correcting micronutrient deficiencies such conduct can be improved. A UK study published in 2002 is one of the landmark pieces of research in this area, finding clear evidence of a link between dietary intake and violent behavior in a well-designed trial that gave nutritional supplements to prisoners. During the study, the subjects who received the micronutrients committed 37 percent fewer violent offences and 26 percent fewer offences overall, whereas the rates of disciplinary incidents remained substantially unchanged for those receiving placebos. The underlying idea behind this area of research is essentially a simple one; namely that the brain

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COVID-19 Nutrition In Indonesia: Survey Shows 9 In 10 Dietitians Recommend Vitamin C, B Complex To Patients

News “Nine in 10 dietitians in Indonesia have recommended supplements to hospitalized COVID-19 patients, with vitamin C and B complex the most common recommended supplements, a new survey has found.” [Source: nutraingredients.com] Comment Largely unreported by the mainstream media, numerous studies show that specific micronutrient supplements are effective against COVID-19. Researchers in Singapore have shown that daily doses of vitamin D3, magnesium, and vitamin B12 reduce disease severity in older coronavirus patients. They found that use of this micronutrient combination significantly reduced the proportion of patients suffering clinical deterioration who required oxygen and/or intensive care support. Spanish doctors have found that high-dose vitamin D can cut the risk of death in hospitalized coronavirus patients by an impressive 60 percent. Patients given vitamin D in this study were also found to be 80 percent less likely to need intensive care treatment. The critical micronutrient for fighting the coronavirus pandemic is vitamin C. A randomized, placebo-controlled clinical intervention study carried out in Wuhan, China, with patients at advanced stages of the infection, has documented that high-dose vitamin C can cut the death rate from COVID-19 almost in

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Study Shows Potential Dangers Of Artificial Sweeteners

News “New research has discovered that common artificial sweeteners can cause previously healthy gut bacteria to become diseased and invade the gut wall, potentially leading to serious health issues.” [Source: Medicalexpress.com] Comment While government authorities have long claimed that the chemicals sold as artificial sweeteners are safe, independent analyses of their risk assessments frequently suggest otherwise. A recent independent analysis of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) risk assessment for aspartame, the world’s most widely used artificial sweetener, raises serious doubts over this chemical’s safety. Published in 2019 by scientists from the University of Sussex in the UK, the analysis found that, of 73 studies indicating aspartame could be harmful, EFSA’s assessment had discounted the results of every single one. Conversely, EFSA had categorized 84 percent of studies claiming there was no evidence of harm from the chemical as ‘reliable.’ Published in December 2013, EFSA’s risk assessment of aspartame was provided by its so-called ‘Panel on Food Additives and Nutrient Sources Added to Food’. After conducting a forensic examination of EFSA’s assessment, independent UK scientists Professor Erik Millstone and Dr. Elisabeth

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A Low Omega-3 Index Is Just As Strong A Predictor Of Early Death As Smoking

News “A new research paper published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition showed that a low omega-3 Index is just as powerful in predicting early death as smoking. ” [Source: Medicalexpress.com] Comment Previous research has found that people with higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids are less likely to die prematurely. Higher levels have also been linked to healthy ageing. Supplements containing omega-3 fatty acids have been shown to help treat major depression, reduce inflammation in chronic kidney disease, lower the risk of eye disease, reduce blood pressure, and protect the cardiovascular system. Other research has linked omega-3 supplements to cognitive benefits and fewer asthma symptoms in children, as well as to a reduction in aggressive behavior. The omega-3 fatty acid DHA has been found particularly helpful in managing ADHD. When taken during pregnancy, an increased intake of omega-3 fatty acids has been linked to improved problem solving in children and shown to reduce the risk of premature births. To learn more about optimizing your health with omega-3 fatty acids, see this article on our website. The post A Low Omega-3 Index Is Just As Strong A Predictor Of Early Death As

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