Melissa Peterson has been a writer and educator in the health and medical science fields for over 15 years. Naturopathically trained, Melissa also has postgraduate qualifications in literature research and reviewing. Her business, Words On Therapy, provides many services to industry including technical articles, white papers, blogs, SEO content, copywriting and research collation.
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In the first study of its kind, researchers have evaluated the effects of vitamin B12 combined with dietary protein on methionine metabolism, placental gene expression and DNA methylation in pregnant women with low vitamin B12 status.
Pregnancy; it's one of those times in your life you do not want to get sick! Largely because 'normal' treatments are off-limits. So - what can women turn safely to?
Low hair magnesium status and high serum homocysteine levels are often seen in children with autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Researchers recently confirmed these findings and hypothesise that magnesium may play a critical role in homocysteine metabolism and methylation.
Silymarin and silibinin, caffeine, bioflavonoids, curcumin, resveratrol and other natural polyphenols have been found beneficial for NAFLD in studies and preclinical trials.
N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC) is a known precursor for glutathione (GSH). This study looked at the impact of NAC on GSH status for detoxification in older populations.
Silybum - also known as milk thistle has more complex mechanisms of action extending beyond its traditional use as a liver herb.
The active form of vitamin B6, pyridoxal-5-phosphate (P5P), serves as a cofactor for more than 150 enzymes in the body - but when is it important to have this form, over other forms of Vitamin B6?
Recent research explored whether there is a relationship between proton pump inhibitor (PPI) use in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and small intestinal bacterial overgrowth (SIBO).