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Estrogen-like compounds in soy-based baby formula found to cause changes in reproductive health

05 Apr 2018 News & Events

Parents might give their infants soy-based formula because of a lactose intolerance, milk allergies, or other feeding problems, but a new study shows this could be a case of trading one problem for another.

Taking a multivitamin has beneficial effects for your brain function, mood

05 Apr 2018 News & Events

Current agricultural techniques have made it virtually impossible for you to gain all the nutrients your body needs from food alone. Even if you were to grow your own food, nutritionists still recommend supplementing your diet with a high-quality multivitamin and mineral formula to guard against nutritional deficiencies. The benefits of supplementing with a multivitamin are endless, but one effect that is not yet well-known is how these vitamins can dramatically improve neurocognitive function.

Study suggests pasta can be part of a healthy diet without packing on the pounds

03 Apr 2018 News & Events

Carbohydrates get a lot of bad press and blame for the obesity epidemic, but a new study suggests that this negative attention may not be deserved for pasta

Effects on functional brain activity of four weeks’ supplementation with a multivitamin and mineral supplement

02 Apr 2018 News & Events

Nutritionists have concluded that multivitamin and mineral supplementation can dramatically improve mood and brain activity in only four weeks. These findings, published in the Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, suggest that the continual consumption of multivitamins can benefit neurocognitive function.

Polyphenols in dark chocolate protect against metabolic syndrome

02 Apr 2018 News & Events

Consumption of dark chocolate has been associated with the reduction in several markers of cardiometabolic risk. The following study, which was published in the Journal of Nutrition & Intermediary Metabolism, aimed to examine the association of dark chocolate consumption with levels of anxiety, particularly the presence of metabolic syndrome (MetS).