Abstracts & Commentary

ND
Vitamin D supplementation, with or without supplemented marine omega-3 fatty acids, decreases incidence of autoimmune disease in older Americans.
ND
Even in those with early signs of cardiac damage, it’s not too late to turn things around. High-intensity interval training can help middle-aged adults positively remodel and strengthen their heart.
ND, FABNO
Taking 900 billion colony-forming units per day of an 8-strain probiotic formulation improved depressive symptoms in participants more than placebo.
ND
Postmenopausal women with sleep disturbances found better slumber through aromatherapy with Citrus aurantium oil 5 minutes, twice daily, 4 days a week.
A dietary pattern that fuses the Mediterranean diet with the DASH diet may increase cognitive function and brain health.
ND, FABNO
For elderly patients who have suffered acute heart failure, low-dose melatonin supplementation may help prevent delirium and shorten hospital stay.
PhD, ND, DHANP, CCH
Patients taking a tea made from the gooseberry fruit experienced less severe symptoms and shortened hospital stays.
ND
More than half of subjects who received the intervention rated the treatment as very effective and as good as no symptoms.
DSc, RD, LD, CCN, CDE
People often hear that they should eat a “handful” of nuts a day. But how useful is that and other descriptive terms for nut-portion recommendations?
Despite flaws in the study’s data analysis, supplementing with vitamin D and magnesium may be helpful interventions for ADHD in children.