Dr. Ann

Because past studies have indicated that anthocyanins may offer unique benefits for the lungs, John’s Hopkins scientists decided to investigate further. Anthocyanins are exceedingly potent antioxidant and anti-inflammatory compounds that provide brilliant purple/bluish hues to plant-based foods. For this study, 463 adults had their diets and lung function carefully assessed in 2002 and then again […]

A while back I reported on a clinical trial that found taking supplemental doses of vitamin C unexpectedly blunted some of the beneficial physiological changes that occur in the body as a result of physical activity.  According to a new report in the May 11th edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, […]