A - Z of Vitamins & Supplements

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Vitamin B6, Magnesium

Vitamin B6 is also called pyridoxine. Vitamin B6 helps form red blood cells and maintain brain function. This vitamin also plays an important role in the proteins that are part of many chemical reactions in the body. The more protein you eat the more pyridoxine your body requires.

Magnesium is a mineral that's crucial to the body's normal functioning. Magnesium helps keep blood pressure normal, bones strong, and the heart rhythm steady. Foods rich in Magnesium: Almonds, Figs, Bananas, Soy Bean, Avocado, Brown Rice, Pumpkin Seeds and Spinach.

Research: Magnesium

Vitamin B6 and Magnesium - Vitamins for Autism: Vitamin B6 and magnesium  have a beneficial effect on the behaviour in Autistic children. Vitamin B together with magnesium is necessary for several neurotransmitters in the brain. Thus they are very effective in treating - Autism.

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Health Issues

Maca (Lepidum meyenii, Brassicaceae), a root vegetable grown in the Andean region of Peru, is widely used for its nutritional and therapeutic properties. Maca is said to improve male and female reproductive activity in diverse ways, from increasing arousal and reducing symptoms of menopause to boosting sperm quality,


The Food & Pandemics Report, produced by plant-based advocacy group ProVeg International, identifies the eating and farming of animals as “the single most risky human behaviour in relation to pandemics”, and calls for urgent changes to the global food system in order to prevent future outbreaks. The report has drawn support from inside the UN Environment Programme (UNEP).


An international team of researchers from Brazil, the United States and Sweden has found that polyphenols found in berries of the açaí palm (Euterpe oleracea)