The Gary Null Show – 05.18.22

Majority of acne sufferers have diminished levels of omega-3 Ludwig-Maximilian University (Germany), May 16 2022.  A study reported during the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology Spring Symposium suggests a protective role for omega-3 fatty acids against acne. The study revealed that 94% of 100 acne patients whose blood samples were analyzed for red blood cell omega-3 fatty acid levels had …

The Gary Null Show – 05.17.22

Blueberry diet linked to lower breast cancer risk: New Zealand study Massey University (New Zealand), May 10, 2022 WELLINGTON (CIHAN)- Women might be able to reduce the risk of breast cancer by eating more blueberries, according to a New Zealand research. A Massey University study in which blueberries were fed to animals as part of their diet found they had a 50-percent lower incidence rate of …

The Gary Null Show – 05.16.22

Cocoa may enhance skeletal muscle function University of California at San Diego, May 3, 2022 A small clinical trial led by researchers at UC San Diego School of Medicine and VA San Diego Healthcare System (VASDHS) found that patients with advanced heart failure and type 2 diabetes showed improved mitochondrial structure after three months of treatment with epicatechin-enriched cocoa. Epicatechin …

The Gary Null Show – 05.13.22

Nutmeg’s hidden power: Helping the liver  Nan-Jing University (China), May 9, 2022 Smelling nutmeg evokes images of fall, pumpkin pie and hot apple cider. But the spice has been used for years in traditional Chinese medicine to treat gastrointestinal illnesses. Now one group reports in ACS’ Journal of Proteome Research that they have figured out how nutmeg helps other organs, specifically the …

The Gary Null Show – 05.12.22

Regular blueberry consumption may reduce risk of dementia, study finds University of Cincinnati, May 11, 2022 Researchers found that adding blueberries to the daily diets of certain middle-aged populations may lower the chances of developing late-life dementia. The findings were recently published in the journal Nutrients.  Krikorian said his team has been conducting research on the benefits of berries for people with greater …

The Gary Null Show – 05.11.22

Diets high in fiber associated with less antibiotic resistance in gut bacteria United States Department of Agriculture, May 10, 2022 Healthy adults who eat a diverse diet with at least 8-10 grams of soluble fiber a day have fewer antibiotic-resistant microbes in their guts, according to a study published by Agricultural Research Service scientists and their colleagues in mBio. Microbes that …

The Gary Null Show – 05.10.22

Study finds Mediterranean diet improves depression symptoms in young men and women University of Technology, Sydney, May 9, 2022 Young adults with a poor diet saw a significant improvement in their symptoms of depression when they switched to a healthy Mediterranean diet, a new study shows. The 12-week randomized control trial, conducted by researchers from the University of Technology Sydney, …

The Gary Null Show – 05.09.22

Lower risk of dementia found among people with higher carotenoid levels National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging, May 6 2022.  An article appearing on in Neurology® reported an association between higher levels of several carotenoids and a lower risk of developing Alzheimer disease and other dementias during a 16 to 17-year average period. Carotenoids are a family of yellow to red …

The Gary Null Show – 05.06.22

Broccoli may beneficially affect microbiota diversity: Study University of Illinois Consuming broccoli may change the diversity and composition of the microbiota in the gastrointestinal tract, says a new study. Two hundred grams per day of broccoli for 17 days resulted in 37% increase in the proportion of Bacteroidetes relative to Firmicutes, according to data presented at the Experimental Biology meeting in Chicago …

The Gary Null Show – 05.05.22

Omega-3 and cancer recovery: How supplementation helps reduce hospital stays after operations Capital Medical University (China) Omega-3 supplementation boosts immunity and helps reduce inflammation among gastrointestinal cancer patients after surgery, new meta-analysis reports. Recent studies have indicated that nutritional intervention can reduce these problems, with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFAs) particularly promising because of their inflammation benefits. Results showed that patients on an n-3 PUFAs regime had lower levels of inflammation …