Investigators at the National Institute on Aging in Baltimore, MD provided acai berry pulp to fruit flies. The amount was 2 percent of their diet. Acai supplementation increased the lifespan of female flies fed a high fat diet compared to the non-supplemented control. They conclude, "Acai has the potential to...
Supplement Research Update, Ray Sahelian, M.D.
A report in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute finds mammograms detect few cancers in women under the age of 40 but cause expense and anxiety because women frequently get "false positives" that require follow-up to rule out cancer. Radiologist Bonnie Yankaskas of the University of North Carolina at...
Lutein, one of the carotenoids along with zeaxanthin found in the retina of the eye, appears to be helpful as a supplement in those who have retinitis pigmentosa. See http://www.raysahelian.com/lutein.html. Those who wish to improve their reading and distance vision within a few days should try Eyesight Rx.
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