Monday, 05 November 2012
Reading Time: 3 minutes | Prof Bruce Ames proposed some years ago in 2010 that providing additional nutrients to diminish the adverse consequences of cellular triage (A system used to allocate a scarce commodity, such as food, only to those capable of deriving the greatest benefit from it), would result in diminished mutagenesis. Very presciently he concluded his review paper
Tuesday, 24 April 2012
Reading Time: 2 minutes | So…. it seems that the evidence in favour of a multi-nutrient beneficially affecting brain function and cognition is increasing. The British Journals of Nutrition, Psychopharmacology, Biological Psychology and Human Psychopharmacology have published a series of studies examining the effect of a multivitamin/mineral on mood and cognitive function.
Wednesday, 17 March 2010
Reading Time: 3 minutes | Multi Vitamins are considered by many to be little more than colourful contributors to urine flow that reflect a gullible individuals need to add capital to the water course. I have addressed the major complications with this facile comment in a previous commentary. A paper out in the March 2010 International Journal of Obesity throws
Wednesday, 03 June 2009
Reading Time: 2 minutes | Background: Telomere length may be a marker of biological aging. Multivitamin supplements represent a major source of micronutrients, which may affect telomere length by modulating oxidative stress and chronic inflammation.