A comparison between targeted (based on urinary levels) and fixed concentrations of iodine supplementation in pregnant women showed that both were equally effective at preventing iodine deficiency although targeted supplementation was better in avoiding over supplementation

In March 2020 researchers from Thailand published the results of their study to assess the use of iodine supplementation in pregnancy A total of 208 pregnant women were involved in … Read more

Adults genetically at risk of developing hypertension who take vitamin B2 (riboflavin) supplementation may reduce their systolic blood pressure by up to 13 mmHg, which could be clinically important seeing that a 10 mmHg reduction in systolic blood pressure is estimated to decrease the risk of stroke by 40%

In April 2020 researchers from the UK published their review to assess the association between nutrition and risk of hypertension. Hypertension contributes to over 9 million deaths per annum, mainly … Read more

Omega-3 and vitamin E supplementation taken together appears to significantly reduce triglyceride and LDL(bad)-cholesterol levels in overweight individuals with metabolic disease, but have no significant effect on the levels of total cholesterol and HDL(good)-cholesterol

In July 2019 researchers from Iran published their review of the medical scientific literature to assess the effect of omega-3 and vitamin E supplementation taken together on total cholesterol, triglycerides, … Read more

Researchers recommend that individuals at risk of influenza and/or COVID-19 consider taking 10,000 IU/d of vitamin D3 for a few weeks to rapidly raise their vitamin D levels, followed by 5000 IU/d in order to raise their vitamin D levels above 40-60 ng/mL (100-150 nmol/L) in order to reduce the risk of infection

In April 2020 researchers from the USA published their review on the role of vitamin D in reducing the risk of respiratory tract infection, epidemiology of influenza and COVID-19, and … Read more

Vitamin D supplementation probably reduces the risk of pre-eclampsia, gestational diabetes, low birthweight and may reduce the risk of severe postpartum haemorrhage, whilst vitamin D and calcium probably reduces the risk of pre-eclampsia but may increase the risk of preterm birth (before 37 weeks)

In July 2019 researchers from the USA published their review of the medical scientific literature to assess whether vitamin D supplementation, either alone or in combination with calcium or other … Read more