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New Alzheimer’s Research: Nicotinamide Ribos...

Neuroscientists at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and researchers at the National Institute on Aging recently showed that supplementation with nicotinamide riboside (a NAD+ precursor) improved cognitive function in a mouse model closely resembling Alzheimer’s. They attributed the results to the restoration of brain plasticity, a key aspect of neuronal learning and memory storage. In addition, the NAD+ was...

Do You Have a Histamine Intolerance? Nutrition Can...

Histamines, a natural part of your immune system, help rid substances that your body perceives as foreign. However, if you are a person with food sensitivities you may have an overactive histamine response (overactive defense system), also called histamine intolerance or HIT. You might get annoying reactions like stuffy nose, red eyes, itchy skin or hives. Or, your body might respond with more serious stomach pain, diarrhea,...

Depression & Neurological Conditions: Can Vit...

A B12 deficiency often goes undiagnosed. That’s because the symptoms of Vitamin B12 deficiency can look like a variety of neurological conditions like depression, neuropathy, numbness/tingling, developmental disabilities, balance problems, multiple sclerosis, fatigue, and even early Parkinson’s disease and dementia. Could It Be B12? by Sally Pacholok, RN, BSN and Jeffrey Stuart, DO, explains how a B12 deficiency can be...

Vitamin B12 — Which Form is Best for You?

Adenosylcobalamin, Hydroxycobalamin, Methylcobalamin, Cyanocobalamin! Ever had your vitamin B12 level checked and been instructed by your doctor to take a vitamin B12 supplement? If you’re like most people (and physicians), you probably think that all vitamin B12 is the same. This is not true! There are many forms…if you need to increase your B12 intake, do you know which form is best for you? Synthetic or...