New Research

  1. Higher dietary intake of vitamin B6 was associated with reduced risk of breast cancers. (Journal of Epidemiology, September 2011)
  2. Use of oral contraceptives may negatively affect vitamin B6 statusbut their impact on folate and vitamin B12 is not significant. (Nutrition Reviews, October 2011)
  3. Type 2 diabetics given either 300 mg of alpha lipoic acid daily for two months had significantly lower fasting blood glucose levels and insulin resistance.  Antioxidant status was improved in the supplemented group as well. (Saudi Medical Journal, June 2011)