Category Archives: Vitamin E

Antioxidants: Depression and Anxiety

Oxidative stress is associated with detrimental mood changes. The aetiology of depression and anxiety are complex, but it is thought that the release of inflammatory cytokines may be an initiating step. The release of these cytokines can be caused by … Continue reading

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Multivitamins Work: More Evidence

A large body of evidence suggests that nutrient deficiencies are widespread amongst Western living populations. This relates largely to the poor quality of the Western diet and the lack of high quality micronutrient dense foods in the diets of most … Continue reading

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Cataracts: Do Nutrient Supplements Help Prevent Cataracts?

Cataracts are an opacity of the eye caused by free radical damage to the lens. It has been suggested that vitamins and dietary antioxidants may hold some protective effects in this regard. Perhaps the most beneficial compounds in this regard … Continue reading

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Low Vitamin E, Lipid Peroxidation and Depression

The amino acids L-tryptophan and L-tyrosine are both required for the synthesis of important neurotransmitters. In particular, L-tyrosine is utilised for the production of dopamine, noradrenaline and adrenaline, whereas L-tryptophan is utilised for the production of serotonin and melatonin. Both … Continue reading

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Do Antioxidants Play A Role in the Treatment of Depression and Anxiety?

Both depression and generalised anxiety disorder are a form of chronic stress. In this regard, the biochemical changes to the brain and other tissues as a direct result of the anxiety or depression can have a significant impact on the … Continue reading

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Top 3 Nutrients for Sun Protection

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Antioxidants in Spirulina

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The Nutritional Value of Mushrooms

Much has been made of the vitamin D content of ultraviolet irradiated mushrooms. And for good reason, as mushrooms can be an excellent source of vitamin D2 (ergocalciferol). However, mushrooms have been shown to be a good source of a … Continue reading

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Vitamin E In Topical Skin Creams

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Antioxidant Supplements

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