Micronutrient Health Blog | SpectraCell Laboratories - December 2012

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Can Nutrition Cure Depression?

Presented by: Mary Ann Block, D.O. Topics of Discussion: How Depression is Often a Symptom of Underlying Medical Problems Nutrients Depleted by Antidepressants Role of Zinc in the Development and Treatment of Mood Disorders Case Study Review   Download our archived webinar presentation, "Can Nutrition Cure Depression?"   Also, check our webinar library for a complete list of previous webinars on a wide range of topics.   Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Thursday, December 20, 2012

SpectraCell's Clinical Updates - volume 6 Issue 11

CLINICAL UPDATE – Nutritional status of mom has major implications for baby  Three recent studies emphasize the fallacy of the paradigm “baby gets what he needs at the expense of the mother.” In one study done in the Netherlands, researchers evaluated over 3200 mothers for blood folate levels and their children at three years of age for behavioural and emotional problems. Although the implications of low folate status of the mother on neurological development is well established, this ... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Wednesday, December 12, 2012

SpectraCell's Nutritional Correlation Chart on Diabetes

Micronutrients such as niacin, magnesium, calcium, zinc, carnitine, inositol, alpha-lipoic acid, as well as vitamins E, B6 and D all play an important role in the prevention and treatment of diabetes. Though diabetes is a serious disease - with the right treatment - living a longer, healthier life can be made easier. THE ROLE OF MICRONUTRIENTS IN DIABETIC HEALTH Vitamin E - Confers protection against diabetes by protecting pancreatic B-cells from oxidativestress induced damage; May prevent... Read More
Posted by Elissa Rodriguez at Sunday, December 2, 2012