PTI | Friday March 7, 2014
Breast cancer patients with high levels of vitamin D in their blood are twice as likely to survive the disease as women with low levels of this nutrient,scientists have found. In previous studies, Cedric F Garland, professor in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Ca...
AFP | Wednesday February 26, 2014
In yet another blow to the $28 billion vitamin industry, a US task force on Monday urged against taking Vitamin E and beta-carotene to ward off heart disease or cancer.The latest guidelines from the US Preventive Services Task Force update the 2003 edition by adding Vitamin E to beta-carotene, a sup...
IANS, New York | Thursday February 13, 2014
In a significant breakthrough, the short-term deficit of vitamin A while the lungs are being formed in the baby during pregnancy has been linked to asthma later in life. A team of Columbia University researchers has found the first direct evidence of a link between prenatal vitamin A deficiency and ...
IANS, London | Thursday February 13, 2014
High doses of Vitamin C can help boost the ability of the chemotherapy process to kill cancer cells, says a new research. According to US scientists from University of Kansas, if Vitamic C is given by injection then it could be a potentially safe, effective and low-cost treatment for ovarian and oth...
IANS, New Delhi | Thursday January 30, 2014
Have bad breath? You can stop embarrassing yourself by staying hydrated, eating vitamin C rich food items and drinking tea. Nutritionist and weight management expert Amrapali Patil shares tips on how to keep your breath fresh:* Water: Just swish and swirl some water in the mouth like gargling (but s...
IANS, New York | Thursday January 30, 2014
Take stock if your kid is on vitamin supplements as he/she may be consuming a greater amount than recommended. According to a new study, a child's body may lack the ability to handle excess amounts of certain vitamins.For the research, scientists reviewed the labels of nearly 200 dietary supplements...
AFP | Monday January 27, 2014
Vitamin D supplements have no significant effect on preventing heart attack, stroke, cancer or bone fractures, according to a review of scientific evidence published Friday.Researchers led by Mark Bolland of the University of Auckland in New Zealand looked at 40 high-quality trials to see if supplem...
Agence France-Presse | Wednesday January 15, 2014
The 31-year-old Jamaican sprint star said he received "four injections," including vitamin B12, from Christopher Xuereb, who Powell had been working with for two months.
Wednesday March 5, 2014
A dish from Uttar Pradesh, chaulai ka saag is usually eaten with makki di roti or paranthas. It is also known as Amaranth leaves and is a great source of vitamin A, folate, vitamin c, iron etc.
Associated Press | Thursday January 2, 2014
Researchers say vitamin E might slow the progression of mild-to-moderate Alzheimer's disease -- the first time any treatment has been shown to alter the course of dementia at that stage.In a study of more than 600 older veterans, high doses of the vitamin delayed the decline in daily living skills, ...
IANS, New Delhi | Thursday January 2, 2014
Next time you go out in the sun to get some Vitamin D, think about mushrooms. Why mushrooms? Well, this is what is going to be your best source of Vitamin D soon.In order to give mushrooms a vitamin D boost, researchers exposed them to quick pulses of ultraviolet light. And voila! In less than a sec...
Saturday August 24, 2013
A healthy soup made with beetroot, tomatoes and carrots. Enjoy as a soup or serve with brown rice.
Indo-Asian News Service | Wednesday August 21, 2013
Singer-actress Miley Cyrus says she consumes vitamin supplements to boost her hair growth, and she admits she can't wait to have long locks once again.
IANS, New York | Monday August 5, 2013
Stress is often seen as a culprit when you are unable to get a good night's sleep. But your diet also plays a role in it. Check your nutrient intake to sleep well.The following vitamins and minerals are required to solve sleep problems, reports huffingtonpost.com.* Magnesium: It plays a role in the ...
Associated Press | Monday July 29, 2013
The Food and Drug Administration is warning consumers to avoid a vitamin B dietary supplement from Healthy Life Chemistry by Purity First because it contains two potentially dangerous anabolic steroids.The agency says the company's B-50 supplements tested positive for methasterone and dimethazine, t...
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday June 3, 2013
As the summer sun shines in New York, many city dwellers will head to Central Park to soak up some vitamin D. And if police see topless female sunbathers, they have been reminded to let them be.
Friday June 21, 2013
Winner of the Guilty Free contest bakes away a healthy cake with pumpkin and oats, full of A vitamin, fiber & iron.
Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday April 21, 2013
Southern actor Akkineni Nagarjuna said on Saturday that awards are like vitamin shots and when an actor receives them, it boosts his or her morale.
Monday March 11, 2013
A refreshing drink loaded with vitamin and nutrients of carrots, apples, beetroot, radish and lemon juice to give it a citrus-y kick.
IANS, Brasilia | Friday December 13, 2013
Organic tomatoes are richer in vitamin C, sugars and compounds, as compared to the conventionally grown variety, says a study.Researchers led by Maria Raquel Alcantara Miranda and colleagues from the Federal University of Ceara, Brazil, compared the heft and biochemical properties of tomatoes from o...