Just six months of homocysteine-lowering therapy with vitamins B6, B12 and folic acid can substantially reduce the risk of cardiac events, say Swiss researchers.
* Try ginger (Zingiber officinale). Of 30 pregnant women with NVP, 70.4 per cent said they felt better when taking 250 mg of powdered ginger (Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol, 1991; 38: 19-24). Ginger tea, ginger ale or ginger biscuits also help.
Two types of B vitamins -- folic acid and B12 -- help to lower the risk of breast cancer principally by protecting your DNA from making mistakes that can lead to cancer. Folic acid (also known as folate), is a type of B vitamin that is involved in...