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Beer vitamin protects heart

...esearch, hyperhomocysteinemia (increased levels of homocysteine in blood) is considered to be one of the risk fact...olate--a B vitamin that would reduce the levels of homocysteine in the blood and hence the risk of coronary artery disease. Folate from beer may contribute to the ...

Hostility can hurt your heart

...d to get angry showed an increase in the levels of homocysteine - which is a chemical found in blood and strongly ...t heart disease. The study measured the levels of homocysteine related to behaviour and mood changes. Homocysteine is a byproduct of animal protein which is broke...

B Vitamin Supplementatoin Saves Money and Lives

People with high blood levels of the amino acid homocysteine experience more heart attacks and death from heart...B vitamins folic acid and cyanocobalamin can lower homocysteine levels. Fortifying foods with B vitamins and giving additional supplements to people with heart dis...

Quit coffee and help your heart

...lesterol and homocysteine.""If your cholesterol or homocysteine level is above normal and you are a heavy coffee d...ined from drinking coffee showed a 12% decrease in homocysteine levels. Quitting cut total cholesterol levels by 0.31 millimoles per liter, a weaker effect than see...

High Levels of Protein Linked to Brain Shrinkage

Researchers say that high levels of the amino acid homocysteine may increase the risk of brain atrophy and blood v.... It is still too soon to be certain that lowering homocysteine levels will reduce the risk of Alzheimer's// and other types of dementia, but the approach is worth ...

Caffeine is not the only culprit in coffee!

...at though both coffee and caffeine capsules raised homocysteine levels, coffee had a much greater effect than caffeine alone. While caffeine capsules raised homocysteine levels by 5%, coffee led to an increase of 11%, compared with the effect of the sugar pills. This s...

Elevated homocysteine levels linked to congestive heart failure risk

...Heart Study have now found a link between elevated homocysteine and heart failure. Elevated levels of homocysteine...// were in women. Those with the highest levels of homocysteine had four times the risk of heart failure compared to those with the lowest levels. Researchers also...

Folic Acid Found To Be Beneficial For Stroke Patients

... fortification was implemented. Folic acid lowers homocysteine levels. People with higher homocysteine levels are at an increased risk for stroke and heart disease. Specialists from the Centers for Disea...

Blood Tests Can Help Detect Osteoporosis Early In Life

... with an increased risk of fracture.High levels of homocysteine have long been // associated with an increased ris...nt fractures. One study looked at the circulating homocysteine level and the risk of incident osteoporotic fractures in 2,406 participants. The men and women in th...

Homocysteine The Cause Of Depression In Patients With Parkinson's

...inson's patients are particularly at risk for high homocysteine levels because the metabolism // of levodopa, a dr...s with Parkinson’s disease who have high levels of homocysteine are more likely to be depressed and have worse cognitive functioning than other patients who have no...

Risk Factors For Stroke Studied

...ene that produces a higher level of the amino acid homocysteine have a small increased risk for stroke.// Researchers reviewed medical literature on homocysteine levels and stroke and it was found that previous study results were observational in nature. A stand...

Folic Acid and Vitamin B12 Effective In Reducing The Risk Of Hip Fracture After Stroke

...their healthy peers due to higher levels of plasma homocysteine in stroke patients, which may be associated with o... determine if folic acid and vitamin B12 decreases homocysteine levels. The 314 stroke patients who participated in the study received five milligrams of folate and...

Folic acid retards mental decline in middle aged

... also being investigated for reducing the level of homocysteine in blood. ...

Folic Acid Retards Mental Decline In Middle Aged Subjects

... also being investigated for reducing the level of homocysteine in blood. ...

Making Fortification Mandatory In Order To Reduce Birth Defects

...erum and in red blood cells and had lowered plasma homocysteine levels.Thus researchers say milk is indeed a suitable matrix for fortification to enhance the folate status in humans. However researchers say to compare whether milk or bread would be a more effective source of the vitamin, a comparative study woul...

Another Breather For People At Atherosclerotic Risk

...It is known that vitamin supplementation can lower homocysteine in the blood. The current study was intended to in...cebo daily for a year. The researchers found that homocysteine in the participants who received vitamin supplements decreased from 10.50 to 6.56 units, while homoc...

Preventing Age-Related Mental Decline By Consuming Vitamin B

...g folate supplements has been shown to help reduce homocysteine levels, hence researchers feel that this might be ...aire, and blood samples were taken to assess serum homocysteine and B vitamins levels. At the end of the follow-up period, it was seen that there was a significa...

Superfoods make super healthy humans??

... study of Alzheimer's patients, folic acid lowered homocysteine - a substance that interferes with blood flow to the brain. Other sources include fortified breakfast cereals, orange juice and liver. But it is easy to overcook which boils out the goodness. Not to be left behind is our home made yogurt which, bes...

Beer to Ward off Osteoporosis

...or liquor showed an increase of up to 10% in their homocysteine levels. It was also noted that those who drank beer showed a 30% increase in vitamin B6 in their blood plasma, thereby proving that moderate drinking of beer was healthier to drink than wine and other liquor. However overconsumption of beer can kil...

Folic Acid Supplements to Prevent Cancer

...d also increased significantly from baseline while homocysteine levels decreased significantly. This study provide... such as DNA synthesis, DNA repair, and converting homocysteine to methionine. The latter is particularly important because excess homocysteine is linked to chronic...

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