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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.
Interview: James Krieger, MS
For a good dose of realism, on topics ranging from insulin and fat loss myths to the most important factors in weight training, there aren't many better sources than James Krieger.
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
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.