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Resveratrol may help to protect against alcohol induced nerve damage, suggest researchers

Resveratrol may help to protect against alcohol induced nerve damage, suggest researchers | Longevity science | Scoop.it
Resveratrol could help to battle diseases characterised by damaged to nerve cells from alcohol, according to new lab findings.
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CRN~The Benefits of Nutritional Supplements

CRN~The Benefits of Nutritional Supplements | Longevity science | Scoop.it

The Council for Responsible Nutrition (CRN), the dietary supplement industry's leading trade association, has released its comprehensive report, The Benefits of Nutritional Supplements (4th Edition).

 

The updated book assesses the current state of the science on the health benefits associated with select nutritional supplements. It looks at positive studies as well as null and negative study results.

 

Specifically, the report addresses multivitamins, antioxidants (vitamins C and E), calcium, long chain omega-3 fatty acids (fish oils), vitamin D, vitamins B-6 and B-12, fiber and folic acid.

 

The report can be downloaded (individual chapters or in its entirety) at the CRN website.

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ScienceDirect.com - Brain, Behavior, and Immunity - Omega-3 fatty acids, oxidative stress, and leukocyte telomere length: A randomized controlled trial

Omega-3 fatty acid supplementation lowered the concentration of inflammatory cytokines in a research study. The data incdicates that maintaining a healthy (higher) ratio of omega-3: omega-6 fats can reduce the impact of aging on cellular health.

 

Inflammation, oxidative stress, and immune cell aging together lead to higher incidence of disease. Nutritional supplementation, including omega-3s can impact and reduce this damage.

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