Posts Tagged ‘Vitamin B6’

International Women’s Day

Posted: Tuesday, March 8th, 2011

As its International Womens day I wanted to urge all of the women out there with health concerns to stop for a moment and think about how they can take better care of themselves. One of the ways you can do this is to eat well. A Womans hormone cycle needs certain nutrients to function […]

Study shows raised homocysteine levels are linked to dementia

Posted: Thursday, February 17th, 2011

An article in Nature Journal confirms previous evidence that raised homocysteine levels are a likely primary predictor and potential cause of the brain damage that identifies Alzheimer’s.  ’homocysteine is associated with an increase in the risk of cognitive impairment and dementia’ Levels of Homocysteine area associated with a lack of Vitamin B6, B12 and Folic acid. […]

B vitamins may prevent heart disease and stroke

Posted: Monday, April 26th, 2010

Research published this month in the journal Stroke has found that people who eat a diet high in B vitamins are less likely to die from cardiovascular disease. A study in Japan analysed dietary questionnaires completed by more than 23,000 men and women. During an average 14 years of follow-up, 986 of the respondents died from stroke, 424 died […]