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Here is where we feature the lastest breakthroughs and developments in health and science backed by research and clinical trials. For your benefit, we have also listed the Vitex products that contain the featured nutrient, vitamin or mineral.

Please come back often as this page will be updated regularly.


07-2017 Vegetable pigment may reduce inflammation in heart disease patients
Vitex products: Vision Boost

06-2017 Coconut oil 'as unhealthy as beef fat and butter'
Vitex products: Vegan Omega 3-6-9, SOURCE Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oils

06-2017 Fried potato consumption is associated with elevated mortality:
an 8-y longitudinal cohort study

05-2017 More benefits emerging for one type of omega-3 fatty acid: DHA
Vitex products: Vegan Omega 3-6-9, SOURCE Omega 3-6-9

05-2017 Soy protein may improve symptoms of inflammatory bowel disease
Vitex products: C-NAG, Soya Slim, Soya Pure

04-2017 Larger doses of vitamin C may lead to a greater reduction in common
cold duration

Vitex product: Bio C

04-2017 High-dose vitamin C makes cancer treatment more effective, trial shows
Vitex product: Bio C

03-2017 Too little gluten in our diet may increase the risk of type 2 diabetes
Vitex products: Gluco Balance

03-2017 Soy may improve survival rates in some breast cancer patients
Vitex products: Soya Slim, Soya Pure

02-2017 Researchers aim to debunk myths on antioxidant pills, juicing, other
dietary fads

Vitex product: Cardio-Boost

02-2017 Low level vitamin D during remission contributes to relapse in ulcerative
colitis patients

Vitex products: C-NAG®, Optimal Health Pac, Vegan Health Pac

02-2017 Glucose or fructose: A new study about the impact of sugar on metabolism
and cardiovascular health

Vitex product: Soya Slim

01-2017 Red meat: Good or bad for health?

12-2016 Study links nutrition to brain health and intelligence in older adults
Vitex product: Vision Boost

12-2016 Vanderbilt University Medical Center researchers find colon polyps linked to lifestyle factors
Vitex product: C-NAG®

12-2016 Psoriasis and Alcohol: What's the Link?
Vitex products: Health Pac, Vegan Health Pac

12-2016 Dietary magnesium associated with reduced risk of heart disease, stroke
and diabetes

Vitex products: Source Optimum, Osteo Mend

12-2016 Heart disease: Consuming too much saturated fat may raise risk
Vitex products: Cardio-Boost, Source Omega 3-6-9, Vegan Omega 3-6-9

12-2016 Gluten-free diet may not reduce intestinal damage in all children with celiac disease
Vitex product: C-NAG™

09-2016 Diabetes cases quadruple to 422 million as rates in poorer countries rise steeply: WHO

08-2016 Association of Animal and Plant Protein Intake With All-Cause and Cause
-Specific Mortality

07-2016 Alcohol has been linked to seven types of cancer, according to a new study.

07-2016 Association of Specific Dietary Fats With Total and Cause-Specific Mortality

10-2015 Red Meat, Hot Dogs and the War on Delicious

10-2015 Processed meat can cause colon cancer, World Health Organization says

09-2015 Cancer Cures More Deadly Than Disease

Treatment for cancer will kill you a lot sooner than if, nothing were done at all, claims a prominent cancer researcher.

03-2015 Folic Acid May Help Reduce Stroke Risk: 5 Year Study
Vitex product: Source Optimum

03-2015 Another must-read GNC, Vitamin Shoppe Shares Fall As NY Probe Widens

Shares of nutrition retailers GNC (NYSE:GNC) and Vitamin Shoppe plunged on Tuesday after New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced a wider investigation into "potentially false and misleading business practices" of the herbal supplement industry.

02-2015 A must-read on False Supplements in the United States

"Regardless of demographic, consumers will continue, in growing numbers, to pursue premium products and experiences far beyond the foreseeable future. Consumers no longer feel a need to justify premium, they expect it and feel they deserve it," said Hartman. 03-Jan.-2008.

01-2015 Multivitamin-Mineral Use is Associated with Reduced Risk of Cardiovascular Disease Mortality among Women in the United States
Vitex products: Source Optimum

10-2014 COQ10 Reduces Heart Failure by Half
Vitex products: CoQ10 75 mg

06-2014 Mount Sinai Duo Uncovering The Molecular Events Underlying Infertility
Vitex products: CoQ10 75 mg

05-2014 Lutein DRI-A substantial undertaking but an opportunity for industry
and the scientific community

Vitex products: Vision Boost

05-2014 Battling Unhealthy Foods Requires Tobacco-Style Response
Unhealthy diets now rank above tobacco global as cause of preventable diseases

03-2014 www.bbc.com/future/story/20130701-perfecting-early-cancer-detection

10-2013 N-Acetylglucosamine Functions in Cell Signaling
Vitex products: C-NAG™

07-2013 Low vitamin D levels may speed up bone aging
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Osteo Mend

High levels of long chain omega-3 may increase prostate cancer risk: Study
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9

Vitamin K may affect arterial calcification for hypertensives: Multi-ethnic
study

Vitex products: Source Optimum, Osteo Mend

Multivitamin trial suggests some benefits for mood and wellbeing
Vitex products: Source Optimum

06-2013 Vegetable fats could help men with prostate cancer live longer: Study

Probiotics may reduce the risk of antibiotics-associated diarrhea
Vitex products: Restore

05-2013 More magnesium may slash heart disease risk by 30%:
Harvard meta-analysis

Vitex products: Source Optimum, Osteo Mend

Coenzyme Q10 decreases all cause mortality by half
Vitex products: CoQ10 75mg

First powered study shows CoQ10 can reduce heart failure by half
Vitex products: CoQ10 75mg

CoQ10 boosts power in German athletes: Study
Vitex products: CoQ10 75mg

Omega-3 may minimise damaging effects of junk food on brain: Researchreview
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

Vitamin D may reduce risk of uterine fibroid: Study
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9

04-2013 Vitamin E a ‘potential weapon’ against obesity related disease: Study
Vitex products: Gamma-Alpha E, Source Omega 3-6-9

Vitamin E anti-cancer mechanism mooted by researchers
Vitex product: Gamma-Alpha E

Vitamin E status may be reliable biomarker for Alzheimer’s: Study
Vitex product: Gamma-Alpha E

Lutein, zeaxanthin plus omega-3 shows benefits for AMD sufferers
Vitex products: Vision Boost, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

03-2013 Vitamin D supplements may yield immune benefits in healthy people: Study
Vitex products: Osteo Mend, Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9

Research first: Soy-rich diet may help women's lung cancer survival
Vitex products: Soya Slim, Soya Pure

Vitamin K2 shows ‘extremely important improvements in clinical
outcomes’ for
bone health

Vitex products: Osteo Mend, Source Optimum

High iron intake may help to protect against PMS: Study
Vitex product: Source Optimum

Leafy greens may boost gut immunity: Study
Vitex product: Source Greens

Mediterranean diet cuts heart disease risk by 30%: 'Landmark’ study providescompelling evidence that it’s the type, not the level of fat, that counts for cardio health

Green tea EGCG may help prevent plaque formation in Alzheimer's disease
Vitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

Green tea backed for breast cancer benefits
Vitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

Maternal omega-3 supplements reduce preterm birth risk: Study
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

02-2013 Elevated calcium intakes double risk of heart disease death in women: BMJ Study
Vitex products: Osteo Mend, Source Optimum

Omega-3 and vitamin D may help clear Alzheimer's plaques
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

Vegetarian diet could slash heart disease risk by a third, say EPIC researchers

01-2013 Omega-3 rich diet can boost children’s IQ, says meta-analysis
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

Green Tea trumps rivals for antioxidant and antimicrobial properties
Vitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

11-2012 Omega-3 backed for postpartum depression
Vitex products: Wild Arctic Fish Oil, Source Omega 3-6-9

blankVitamin D backed to boost diabetic heart disease risk
Vitex products: Osteo Mend, Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9

blankGreen tea suggested for GI cancer benefit: Human data
Vitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

10-2012 Vegetarians have longer life expectancy than meat eaters, finds study
Vitamin D3 beats D2 for maintaining winter levels: Study
Vitex products: Health Pac

Multivitamin supplements may cut cancer risk: JAMA paper
Vitamin D3 beats D2 for maintaining winter levels: StudyVitex products: Source Optimum

Vitamin D supplements may benefit lupus
Vitex products: Osteo Mend, Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9

CoQ10 and vitamin B6 levels linked to lower artery disease risk
Vitex product: CoQ10

Omega-3 supplementation backed for depression in elderly
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

Vitamin K may slash diabetes risk: Study
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Joint Mend

09-2012 Multivitamin shows brain boosting activity for elderly women
Vitamin D3 beats D2 for maintaining winter levels: Study
Vitex products: Source Optimum

Study links vitamin D to heart disease and early death
Vitamin D3 beats D2 for maintaining winter levels: StudyVitex products: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9, Osteo Mend

Dietary antioxidants backed for lower heart attack risk in women
Vitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

08-2012 Green tea may influence brain function & boost working memory: Study
Vitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

Vitamin E shows cognitive function benefits: Study
Vitex products: Gamma-Alpha E, Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9

Meta-analysis supports soy isoflavones’ weight benefits for
menopausal women

Vitex products: Soya Slim, Soya Pure

Mixed vitamin E may support blood vessel health in healthy adults
Vitex product: Gamma-Alpha E

Cocoa and green tea extracts show anti-inflammatory benefits: Study
Vitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

Dietary magnesium may reduce the risk of colon cancer: Meta-analysis
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Osteo Mend

07-2012 Omega-3, -6 combination shows promise for inattention and cooperation
in
ADHD kids

Vitex product: Source Omega 3-6-9

Omega 3 6 combination show promise in inattention and cooperation in ADHD kidsLow vitamin D linked to increased risk of dying in older adults
Vitamin D3 beats D2 for maintaining winter levels: Study
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9, Osteo Mend

Vitamin D3 beats D2 for maintaining winter levels: StudyGrape powder may improve blood pressure, vascular health: Human study
Vitamin D3 beats D2 for maintaining winter levels: StudyVitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

June BulletinsVitamin D3 beats D2 for maintaining winter levels: Study
Vitamin D3 beats D2 for maintaining winter levels: Study
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9, Osteo Mend

June BulletinsVitamin E may lower liver cancer risk: Study
June BulletinsVitex products: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9, Gamma-Alpha E

June BulletinsVitamin C RDA should be doubled, says Linus Pauling Institute researcher
June BulletinsVitex products: Source Optimum, Bio-C

June BulletinsGreen tea and grape seed extracts may control starch digestion
June BulletinsVitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

June BulletinsVitamin B6 and B12 levels linked to mental function and depression
June BulletinsVitex products: Source Optimum, Bio-Stress

06-2012 Green tea extract shows extensive health benefits for obese hypertensives: June BulletinsHuman study
June BulletinsVitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

05-2012 Dietary magnesium may lower risk of death from heart disease
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Osteo Mend

Selenium + CoQ10 supplements may slash cardiovascular mortality: RCT
Vitex products: Source Optimum, CoQ10 75mg

DHA omega-3 linked to improved literacy for ADHD children: Study
Researchers discover 'normal' functions of Vitamin EVitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

Optimal vitamin D linked to lower heart disease death: Study
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9, Osteo Mend

Lutein, zeaxanthin may reduce cataract risk: Study
Vitex product: Vision Boost

Is vitamin D3 more effective than D2?
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9, Osteo Mend

Omega-3 rich diet could protect against brain aging: Study
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

04-2012 Multivitamin supplements boost brain function, say UK researchers
Vitex product: Source Optimum

03-2012 Omega-3s may improve health of blood vessels: Meta-analysis
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

Vitamin D supplements may help you live longer: Study
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9

Red meat linked with increased risk of mortality, suggests study

Vitamin A supplement help could slash skin cancer risk/Study
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9

02-2012 Green Tea May Reduce Age Related Disability/Study
Vitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

Magnesium may reduce stroke risk: Meta-analysis
Vitex product: Source Optimum

Low vitamin D status linked to food allergy and eczema in children: Study
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9

Omega-3 linked to lower heart arrhythmic risk
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

Sugar should be controlled like alcohol: Report

CoQ10 may enhance anti-inflammatory potential of Med diet
Vitex product: CoQ10 75mg

01-2012 Fiber may boost pancreatic health: Study

Soy protein shows brain boosting benefits: Human data
Vitex products: Soya Slim, Soya Pure

Researchers discover 'normal' functions of Vitamin EVitamin D again linked to lower colorectal cancer risk
Vitex product: Source Optimum, Source Omega 3-6-9

Omega-3 linked to better memory in former depressives: Study
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

12-2011 Researchers discover ‘normal’ function of vitamin E
Vitex products: Source Optimum, Gamma Alpha E

Folic Acid plus B12 shows Brain Function Benefits in Older People
Vitex products: Source Optimum, BioStress

Men May Benefit from Omega-3 More than Women: Study
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

Green Tea Flavonoid May Benefit Liver Transplant Patients
Vitex product: Grape Seed/Green Tea

11-2011 Choline May Help Protect the Brain from Effects of Ageing
Vitex product: BioStress

Omega-3 Again Linked to Lower Inflammation: Study
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Spinal Cord Inflammatory Disease
Vitex product: Source Optimum

Low Vitamin C Levels May Increase Risk of Heart Failure
Vitex products: BioC 750 mg, Source Optimum

B Vitamins May Slow Cognitive Decline: Oxford University study
Vitex product: BioStress

Physician Supplement Use Matches General Population Levels: Survey

10-2011 CoQ10 May Boost Antioxidant Defenses in People with Atherosclerosis
Vitex product: CoQ10 75mg

Soy beats milk protein for cholesterol improvements: RCT
Vitex product: Soya Slim, Soya Pure

09-2011 Marine Omega-3s May Boost Heart Health
Vitex products: Source Omega 3-6-9, Wild Arctic Fish Oil

08-2011 The Diet that Works!