May 17

Could better nutrition be the answer to ADHD?

Could better nutrition be the answer to ADHD?
Five percent of children have Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), according to the American Psychiatric Association in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5). In some U.S. states, rates have reached as high as one out of every 10 children. What is behind this modern epidemic? Could better nutrition be the answer? According to Dr. Aoife Lyons, licensed clinical psychologist, DHA supplementation could hold promise for prevention and treatment of ADHD and other cognitive health challenges.

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May 16

Taking Center Stage with Life Science

Taking Center Stage with Life Science
Basic biology has always taught us that the cellular mechanisms behind what makes you, can be summarized in as easy as one, two, three. 1) DNA is transcribed into RNA 2) RNA is translated into protein 3) Proteins make organs and tissues - which are the building blocks of our entire bodies. We have traditionally looked for hiccups that may have occurred during this three-step process in order to explain why some of us get diseases or cancer and others do not.

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Mar 20

Alltech Algae: Improving Your Health with DHA-Enriched Foods

Alltech Algae: Improving Your Health with DHA-Enriched Foods Click for larger image.

Healthy brain and eye development. Improved behavior and memory. Enhanced reading skills. What if children could receive these benefits from their scrambled eggs or the milk poured on their cereal?

Now, through the process of naturally enriching food products with DHA microalgae, they can.

The Problem: A Dietary DHA Deficiency

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Nov 11

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Evaluated

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Evaluated Dr. Simon M. Shane

Dr. Mike Appley of Kansas State University is conducting trials on calves and piglets to determine whether therapeutic administration of antibiotics is effective and whether drug-resistant strains can be demonstrated in these farm animals.

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