A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association found that treatment with folic acid plus vitamin B12 was associated with increased cancer outcomes and all-cause mortality in patients with ischemic heart disease in Norway, where there is no folic acid fortification of foods.
So do you throw out the folic acid and B12? Not just yet. Folic Acid and B12 are important B vitamins. I would recommend that if you are a healthy individual without any heart disease, stick to the RDI which is 400mcg per day. Pregnant women should continue to take 800mcg to prevent neural tube defects and spina bifida. And of course, always consult with your doctor or pharmacist before taking large doses of any supplement.
Interested in the benefits that omega 3’s provide but don’t want to a fish source? Neuromins may be for you. Neuromins is derived from algae grown outside the ocean, so you don’t have to worry about ocean-borne pollutants. Neuromins DHA is also the only FDA approved omega 3 supplement to be put in infant formula.
So what are the benefits of DHA? There really are plenty, but here are three that demonstrate that everyone from infants to adults can benefit from this supplement. Continue reading “Pathway Neuromins: The Vegetarian DHA Supplement”
Ron Keech R.Ph. graduated from the University of Maryland and has been a compounding pharmacist for over 30 years. Specialized training in natural hormone replacement therapy places him as an expert in this area. Ron also has a special interest in pediatric compounds, many of which have helped seriously ill children going through transplant surgery, suffering from autism and other debilitating conditions.
The personal service element that addresses unique health issues is what Ron enjoys most about compounding. If you are interested in learning more about compounding ask your doctor or call Village Green.