Integrative Medicine Alert – October 1, 2022
October 1, 2022
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In a randomized, controlled trial, a significantly smaller decrease in serum ferritin was observed in pregnant women with the intake of a Lactinplantibacillus plantarum 299v supplement containing a low dose of iron, folic acid, and ascorbic acid than in the placebo group.
A study of New York City students followed for 12 months after the opening/remodeling of a grocery store incentivized to provide healthy food options revealed a small but significant decrease in body mass index scores and a decrease in the likelihood of obesity in the students living within walking distance to the store compared to a control group of peers living farther from such a store.