Saturday, July 02, 2005


Some more positive health ideas; and some very good reasons you should call your congressman and tell them to STOP CODEX COLD before our vitamin and supplement freedoms disappear!!! Please read these articles from which excerpts appear below:

OHSU Study Finds Ginkgo Beneficial For MS Symptoms (April 27, 2005)

Many patients already take herbal supplement available over counter

PORTLAND, Ore. - When it comes to her health, Janice Winfield of Portland, Ore., does her research.
That's why the stay-at-home mom, who was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in July 2000, was willing to turn to popular, over-the-counter herbal supplements like ginkgo biloba to deal with memory problems, fatigue and occasional muscle pain.

Spice it up or just veg out, either way you may be helping to defend against cancer

Dietary agents in red chili pepper and vegetables linked to cancer prevention

PITTSBURGH, April 19 –Two new studies suggest that vegetables such as broccoli and spices like red chili pepper, may provide a cancer-fighting benefit by slowing or preventing the growth of cancerous tumor cells. The findings, being presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for Cancer Research held April 16 to 20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., looked at the effect of these dietary agents on cancers that have extremely poor prognoses despite advances in surgery and other therapies.

Pilot Study Suggests Flax Lignans Help With Hair Loss2005-04-28 - Acatris

Minneapolis – Lignans from flax, like those found in the ingredient LinumLife® EXTRA, are suggested to have beneficial effects on hair loss, according to a pilot study released today. Researchers studied how LinumLife EXTRA could positively impact men suffering from the most common form of hair loss, Androgenetic Alopecia (AGA).

Animal study: Compounds in cranberries may have heart-healthy effects

MADISON - Compounds that occur naturally in cranberries may be good for the heart, researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison have found.
Early results from studies indicate that feeding cranberry juice powder seems to relax and open blood vessels in pigs that are genetically susceptible to developing atherosclerosis, or clogged arteries. Kris Kruse-Elliott, a veterinary anesthesiologist at the UW-Madison School of Veterinary Medicine, presented her results at the American Physiological Society's annual meeting in San Diego in April.

CoQ10 and Statins: The Vitamin C Connection
by Owen R. Fonorow © 2003
“We are now in a position to witness the unfolding of the greatest medical tragedy of all time - never before in history has the medical establishment knowingly created a life threatening nutrient deficiency in millions of otherwise healthy people.” - Peter H. Langsjoen, MD

Vitamin B-6 May Help People Avoid Colon Cancer

Foods, Supplements Containing B-6 Linked to Lower Cancer Risk

Antioxidants a key to 'long life'

Boosting the body's levels of natural antioxidants could be the key to a long life, according to US scientists.

Dietary Vitamin E May Lower Risk of Parkinson's Disease

Diets rich in vitamin E could protect against the development of Parkinson's disease (PD), suggests a meta-analysis in the June issue of The Lancet Neurology published online today (Thursday May 19, 2005).

Micronutrients Can Reverse the Course of AIDS — Vitamin Project

Vitamin C Supplementation and Respiratory Infections: a Systematic Review

In this review, the vitamin C trials with military personnel and with other subjects living under conditions comparable to those of military recruits are analyzed to find out whether vitamin C supplementation affects respiratory infections.

(you will be amazed to see what they found)