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Could A Zinc Deficiency Play A Role in High Blood Pressure?

Could A Zinc Deficiency Play A Role in High Blood Pressure?

A new study has found that lower-than-normal zinc levels may contribute to high blood pressure, or hypertension, by altering the way the kidneys handle sodium. The study has been published ahead of print in the American Journal of Physiology – Renal Physiology.  The study reports; […]

Millions at Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies as CO2 Levels Climb

Millions at Risk of Nutrient Deficiencies as CO2 Levels Climb

According to a new study performed by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, rising levels of carbon dioxide (CO2) from human activity are making staple crops – such as rice and wheat – less nutritious and could result in “175 million people becoming zinc […]

Athletic Performance in Women Increased with These Two Minerals

Athletic Performance in Women Increased with These Two Minerals

In order to achieve peak performance, athletes need good nutrition and specific vitamins and minerals to keep their bodies in optimal health. Female athletes have special nutritional needs, due to hormones and menstruation. The three commonly suggested minerals for female athletes are iron, copper and […]

New Study: Zinc Supplementation Improves Immune System Function in the Elderly

New Study: Zinc Supplementation Improves Immune System Function in the Elderly

Supplementing elderly people in a nursing home with Zinc improves the Function of their Immune System Zinc is a micro-mineral, meaning we need less of it than others. As far as the amount of a mineral the body requires on a daily basis, it may […]

Gardasil: A Deadly Scam?

Gardasil: A Deadly Scam?

By Dr. Millie Lytle, ND and Kristen M. Leccese Since the HPV vaccine Gardasil surfaced a few years ago, aggressive marketing campaigns by pharmaceutical manufacturers led millions of girls to believe there was a serious need to get vaccinated for HPV immediately. Recently, though, Dr. […]