Wed, 18 April 2012
John J. Cannell, MD, and Executive Director of Vitamin D Council, talks about vitamin D and the impact this hormone has on health. Dr. Cannell discusses the potential link between low vitamin D levels and autism. If you are hoping to conceive (both men and women), are pregnant, or have a young infant or small child at home, you'll want to listen to this interview.
Dr. Cannell also gives recommendations on which of the two vitamin D blood tests to have your doctor use when checking your level, and also advises on how much vitamin D most of us typically need to maintain a healthy level.
Additional information on Vitamin D can be found at www.vitamindcouncil.org.
Fri, 6 April 2012
#477: Impact of Lutein supplementaton on cognition and glare reduction (in the eyes); MPOD eye test is explained
Diane Alexander, PhD, from Kemin Health, and Todd Whitthorne at Cooper Aerobics discuss ongoing research on the supplement lutein...., how lutein may relate to cognition; and how lutein levels in the eye impact glare reduction. Dr. Alexander also explains how the MPOD (Macular Pigment Optical Density) eye test works and why we might want to have this test during an eye exam.
(Kemin Health is the raw material supplier of lutein used in Cooper Complete nutritional supplements.)
Direct download: Diane_Alexander_Kemin_Health_MPOD_and_Lutein_Research.mp3
Category:Health and Wellness -- posted at: 4:38pm CDT