Other Articles in Issue #31 (May 2017)
Does vitamin D supplementation fight off the common cold?
Anecdotally, vitamin D is known for "immune supporting properties". But many people just want to know if it helps prevent the common cold. This meta-analysis looked at the evidence.
Putting the “C” in Cancer
Decades ago, seminal research looked at vitamin C cancer benefits ... then research stopped. Researchers are back at it, with this trial looking at vitamin C for specific types of lung and brain cancer.
Can a shot of vinegar reduce blood glucose levels?
Medications and supplements aren't the only ways to address blood sugar regulation. This meta-analysis looked at all the vinegar and blood sugar trials conducted to date.
Throwdown, round 2: plant vs. animal protein for type 2 diabetes
In round one of this fight, an earlier study showed that a diet with proteinrich plants didn't provide a metabolic advantage. Round two explores metabolic impacts from a different angle: amino acid composition of plant versus animal protein
Interview: Sohee Lee
Dieting is often equated to a focus on calories and nutrients, but an arguably bigger factor is the psychology of eating. We delve into that with Sohee.
Can omega-3s prevent migraines?
Chronic migraine is a pain, both literally and figuratively, especially since it doesn’t have many good prevention methods. Could omega-3 supplementation help?
Beating postpartum blues with amino acids and antioxidants
The more serious condition of postpartum depression is often preceded by the very common and short-lived postpartum blues. A specific combination of supplements was looked at for prevention of the postpartum blues.