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Zimbabwe's Micronutrient Battle - News Deeply

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Zimbabwe's Micronutrient Battle
News Deeply
Among a number of worrying micronutrient shortages, at least 72 percent of the country's children between six months and five years old suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent government statistics. That rate is more than 60 ...

What supplements do scientists use, and why? - ZME Science

Mon, 2018-01-15 03:22

ZME Science

What supplements do scientists use, and why?
ZME Science
Vitamin D is a peculiar substance, in the sense that it can be synthesized by our bodies, but only in the presence of sunlight. Most people are aware that we need enough vitamin D to maintain healthy bones, but, in recent times, researchers have shown ...

It wasn't easy being green for these mysterious children in 12th-century England - AV Club

Sun, 2018-01-14 10:12

AV Club

It wasn't easy being green for these mysterious children in 12th-century England
AV Club
While green sickness can be caused by infections or toxic agents, it can also be the result of a vitamin deficiency, so two children alone in the woods (or two picky eaters who only accept fava beans) could very well have contracted the disease, than ...

Ask The Pharmacist: Vitamin K2 is a powerful prostate cancer fighter - Marco News

Sun, 2018-01-14 04:05

Ask The Pharmacist: Vitamin K2 is a powerful prostate cancer fighter
Marco News
Couples have plans, but after the C word is dropped, those plans change to unite them in the medical process. After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most widespread cancer among men, affecting one in seven every year. Prostate cancer is also the ...

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Can Vitamin D Deficiency in Children Affect the Severity of Illnesses? - Medical News Bulletin

Sat, 2018-01-13 11:10

Medical News Bulletin

Can Vitamin D Deficiency in Children Affect the Severity of Illnesses?
Medical News Bulletin
Vitamin D is a regulator of calcium levels in the body. A deficiency in vitamin D levels correlates with many skeletal conditions and has been identified as a cause of conditions such as hypocalcaemia, an electrolyte imbalance characterized by low ...

Link between vitamin D deficiency and heart disease to be explored at public talk in Chester - The Chester Standard

Sat, 2018-01-13 09:36

The Chester Standard

Link between vitamin D deficiency and heart disease to be explored at public talk in Chester
The Chester Standard
THE link between vitamin D deficiency and heart disease will be explored in public talk in Chester. Many of us take stock of our diet during the month of January, and a timely public research seminar at the University of Chester will be exploring the ...

Dear Pharmacist: Vitamin K2 a powerful prostate cancer fighter - Herald & Review

Fri, 2018-01-12 21:04

Herald & Review

Dear Pharmacist: Vitamin K2 a powerful prostate cancer fighter
Herald & Review
Couples have plans, but after the C word is dropped, those plans change to unite a couple in the medical process. After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most widespread cancer among men, affecting one in seven every single year. Prostate cancer is ...

Fortification plus supplements could be key to healthy vitamin D - NutraIngredients.com

Fri, 2018-01-12 00:00

NutraIngredients.com

Fortification plus supplements could be key to healthy vitamin D
NutraIngredients.com
Recent research has estimated that around 23 % of the Danish population may be vitamin D deficient, with blood levels below 50 nanomoles/ litre (nmol/l) (20 nanograms/ millilitre (ng/ml)). As many as 11% may be seriously deficient, with serum vitamin D ...

Do You 'Heart' Your Vitamin D? Maybe You Might Not, But Your Heart Health Does - HuffPost

Thu, 2018-01-11 21:02

WholeFoods Magazine

Do You 'Heart' Your Vitamin D? Maybe You Might Not, But Your Heart Health Does
HuffPost
Since our heart health is obviously an important factor of our overall health, researchers took a look at 70 African-American overweight patients ranging in age from 13-45 and looked at how vitamin D can affect arterial stiffness over the course of 16 ...
Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries HealthierWholeFoods Magazine

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The supplements SCIENTISTS use to protect their health - and why they might be right for you - Daily Mail

Thu, 2018-01-11 12:19

Daily Mail

The supplements SCIENTISTS use to protect their health - and why they might be right for you
Daily Mail
Most people are aware that we need enough vitamin D to maintain healthy bones, but, over the past few years, scientists have become increasingly aware of other important roles of vitamin D. We now believe vitamin D deficiencies can result in a less ...

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Why you need to update your nutrition during menopause - HuffPost

Thu, 2018-01-11 11:17

Why you need to update your nutrition during menopause
HuffPost
Enjoy calcium-rich foods like yogurt, cottage cheese, almond milk, sunflower seeds, green beans, baby carrots, broccoli, sweet potatoes, almonds, sesame seeds, and edamame. · You need vitamin D to absorb calcium. Deficiency in Vitamin D can also ...

The Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies - ProHealth

Wed, 2018-01-10 23:04

ProHealth

The Most Common Nutrient Deficiencies
ProHealth
If for whatever reason you cannot get outdoors, or not frequently enough to receive sufficient UV exposure, consider taking an oral vitamin D3 supplement along with vitamin K2 and magnesium. The only way to determine your ideal maintenance dose of ...

Sunshine vitamin could be deficient in Minnesota winter - Southernminn.com

Wed, 2018-01-10 15:59

Southernminn.com

Sunshine vitamin could be deficient in Minnesota winter
Southernminn.com
If winter in Minnesota is causing you to feel more tired than usual, it could be likely that you are suffering from vitamin D deficiency. Aptly named as the sunshine vitamin, vitamin D is produced by the body in response to skin being exposed to ...

Decade-long research explores solutions to vitamin A deficiency in sub-Saharan Africa - IANR News (press release)

Wed, 2018-01-10 14:49

IANR News (press release)

Decade-long research explores solutions to vitamin A deficiency in sub-Saharan Africa
IANR News (press release)
Cassava is a starch-rich root crop that is a primary calorie source for more than 250 million people in sub-Saharan Africa. Despite its dietary importance, cassava is relatively deficient in micronutrients such as provitamin A beta-carotene. As a ...

WILLIAM RUTHERFORD: Experience with SAD - Coeur d'Alene Press

Wed, 2018-01-10 07:11

WILLIAM RUTHERFORD: Experience with SAD
Coeur d'Alene Press
Symptoms of vitamin D deficiency might include hypertension, cardiovascular disease, cognitive impairment, achy and weak bones and muscles, lower immunity to illness, low mood and depression. D comes from two sources, the sun and the food we eat. The ...

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Can Vitamin D Deficiency Impact Cognitive Function? — Chromatography Investigates - Chromatography Today

Wed, 2018-01-10 06:43

Chromatography Today

Can Vitamin D Deficiency Impact Cognitive Function? — Chromatography Investigates
Chromatography Today
Get your five a day, make sure you get your daily exercise and, of course, make sure you get out in the sun. All are essential requirements to keep fit and healthy. Getting enough vitamins and minerals is vital to make sure your body and mind stay ...

Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries Healthier | Health Care ... - U.S. News & World Report

Tue, 2018-01-09 18:36

Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries Healthier | Health Care ...
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Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries Healthier - HealthDay

Tue, 2018-01-09 18:10

HealthDay

Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries Healthier
HealthDay
To see if the vitamin might improve the health of blood vessels, Dong and his colleagues recruited a group of overweight or obese black Americans who were deficient in vitamin D. Human skin naturally synthesizes vitamin D when exposed to bright ...

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Misconceptions about Vitamin D - Manchester Ink Link (press release) (blog)

Tue, 2018-01-09 16:42

Manchester Ink Link (press release) (blog)

Misconceptions about Vitamin D
Manchester Ink Link (press release) (blog)
Vitamin D deficiency can cause many kinds of health aggravations and conditions beyond bone density, muscle, and development problems. Inadequate dosing during pregnancy or for the breastfeeding infant can be particularly damaging. Vitamin D levels are ...