US Kids Aren ’ t Eating Enough Seafood, Study Says
(CNN) — The humble tuna sandwich, once a lunchbox staple, is making less frequent appearances in school cafeterias across the nation. American children are eating relatively little fish and shellfish in comparison to meat, according to a new report from the American Academy of Pediatrics. The report, published Monday in the journal Pediatrics, explores both the health benefits and the risks associated with eating what once swam in the sea while informing parents of the safest, most sustainable choices for their children. “Seafood consumption by children has declined every year since 2007 to levels not seen sinc...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News CNN Seafood Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning - how to reveal your risk when you use the toilet
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms include tiredness, difficulty breathing, and having a tingling pain on your tongue. But you could also be at risk of a vitamin B12 deficiency, and should consider adding more B12-rich foods to your diet, by checking your poo after using the toilet. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The Top 5 Veggies to Add to Your Diet
MONDAY, May 20, 2019 -- The guidelines to eat more vegetables are clear, and eating a rainbow of colors gets you the widest variety of nutrients and phyto-nutrients, those hard-to-duplicate compounds that go beyond vitamins and minerals. But... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 20, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

What Causes Macrocephaly?
Discussion “Macrocephaly is defined as [an occipitofrontal circumference or head circumference, OFC ] of> 2 standard deviations above the mean or above the 97th percentage for a given age, and gender, or when serial measurement shows progressive enlargement, crossing of one or more major percentiles, or when there is an increase in OFC> 2 cm/month in the first 6 months of life.” Megalencephaly is enlargement of the brain parenchyma. The OFC should be measured using a non-elastic tape which surrounds the head along the line of the glabella and posterior occipital protrusion. There are ethnic differences f...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - May 20, 2019 Category: Pediatrics Authors: pediatriceducationmin Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning: Has your hair CHANGED colour? The colour to avoid
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may include tiredness, difficulty breathing and having a pain in your hands. But you could also be at risk of a vitamin B12 deficiency, and should consider adding more B12-rich foods to your diet, if your hair has changed colour. This is the hair colour to avoid. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High Vitamin B6, B12 May Increase Hip Fracture Risk High Vitamin B6, B12 May Increase Hip Fracture Risk
A combined high intake of vitamins B6 and B12 was linked to an increased hip fracture risk, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines)
Source: Medscape ObGyn and Womens Health Headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: OBGYN Tags: Internal Medicine News Source Type: news

CVS commits to vetting supplements for quality
In the vast and opaque world of supplements, a major pharmacy retailer has committed to selling only those that have been third-party tested.    CVS this week announced the launch of “Tested to be Trusted,” which has evaluated 1,400 vitamins and supplements from 152 brands that are sold in stores and online. The company reviewed supplements across 11 categories, including diet, nutrition, pain and digestive properties. Because th e U.S. Food and Drug Administration doesn’t regulate vitamins… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 17, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Caitlin Mullen Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - does your hair look like this? The hidden signs revealed
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include tiredness, feeling very sleepy, and even back pain. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and should consider adding more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet, if your hair has this tell-tale sign. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lipitor (atorvastatin) vs. Niacin (nicotinic acid, vitamin B3)
Title: Lipitor (atorvastatin) vs. Niacin (nicotinic acid, vitamin B3)Category: MedicationsCreated: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 5/17/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Heart General)
Source: MedicineNet Heart General - May 17, 2019 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The worrying sign you could have low levels of the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 is an essential nutrient that the body can ’t make on it’s own - it is found solely in the foods you eat or from supplements. Having a deficiency of Vitamin B12 could affect your mental health. We take a look at the vitamin, what is the best source and what could possibly happen if you experience a major deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Coppertone acquired for $550 million
Germany company Beiersdorf has announced plans to purchase U.S. sun care brand Coppertone from Bayer for $550 million pending approval by merger authorities, Bloomberg reported. Beiersdorf’s lineup of skin care brands includes Nivea, Eucerin and Aquaphor, with sun care products marketed under the Nivea Sun and Eucerin names. Coppertone had sales of about $213 million in 2018. Bayer said the sale would allow it to focus on its core over-the-counter brands, including a spirin and vitamins, per… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - May 16, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Anne Stych Source Type: news

CVS tests its vitamins and supplements, tosses some that didn't pass
As CVS Health Corp. tries to grow its prominence in the health and wellness space, it says it's completed third-party testing of vitamins and supplements to prove that they actually contain what they say they do. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based company (NYSE: CVS) has already removed dozens of vitamins and supplements from the shelves of its pharmacy chain, and also plans to launching a number of new products — think essential oils, aromatherapy stress spray and bee pollen — in an effort to bolster… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 16, 2019 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

CVS tests its vitamins and supplements, tosses some that didn't pass
As CVS Health Corp. tries to grow its prominence in the health and wellness space, it says it's completed third-party testing of vitamins and supplements to prove that they actually contain what they say they do. The Woonsocket, R.I.-based company (NYSE: CVS) has already removed dozens of vitamins and supplements from the shelves of its pharmacy chain, and also plans to launching a number of new products — think essential oils, aromatherapy stress spray and bee pollen — in an effort to bolster… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - May 16, 2019 Category: American Health Authors: Jessica Bartlett Source Type: news

CVS Begins Testing of All Vitamins, Supplements
The company says 7% of products that were tested failed. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - May 16, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Too much vitamin B6 and B12 tied to hip fractures in older women
Older women who take supplements with high doses of vitamins B6 and B12 may be more likely than their counterparts who don't to experience hip fractures, a U.S. study suggests. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

During this #NationalWomensHealthWeek #FDAORA offers tips to keep women safe when taking #dietarysupplements including vitamins, minerals, herbs & amino acids. LEARN MORE: https://go.usa.gov/xEhkB   #NWHWpic.twitter.com/hKOuOAhpTS
During this #NationalWomensHealthWeek #FDAORA offers tips to keep women safe when taking #dietarysupplements including vitamins, minerals, herbs & amino acids. LEARN MORE: https://go.usa.gov/xEhkB  #NWHW pic.twitter.com/hKOuOAhpTS (Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew)
Source: Food and Drug Adminstration (FDA): CDRHNew - May 15, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: ( at FDA_ORA) Source Type: news

Widow, 61, wandered the streets naked due to a B12 deficiency
The 61-year-old, who is unnamed, was treated at the Nova Medical School, Lisbon. It is unclear if she was vegan. B12 deficiency is common among vegans due to the vitamin largely being in animal products. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Are Onions and Garlic Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Garlic and onions are staples for many home cooks. But do these plants actually add any health benefits to your dishes? Or are they purely for flavor? People who try to eat colorful fruits and vegetables in order to get a wide range of vitamins and minerals may think that pale foods like onions and garlic don’t offer many nutrients. But although they may not look like nutritional powerhouses, experts say they are. Onions of all colors (including white) are good sources of vitamin C, vitamin B6, potassium and folate, while garlic is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, thiamin, potassium, calcium, phosphorous, copper and ma...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

CVS Will Only Sell Supplements That Have Been Third-Party Tested for Safety
CVS Pharmacy announced May 15 that it will only sell vitamins and supplements that have been third-party-tested for safety and label accuracy, in an effort to bring order to the notoriously under-regulated world of health and dietary aids. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration does not vet the contents of vitamins and supplements. The agency primarily intervenes when problems are reported and a product needs to be removed from the market, so supplements can hit stores bearing their manufacturer’s unchecked claims. Studies have shown that many supplements for sale—particularly those intended for weight-loss&mdas...
Source: TIME: Health - May 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized CVS Diet/Nutrition Supplements Vitamins Source Type: news

To reduce dementia risk, eating well and exercising do more than puzzles and pills
If you want to save your brain from the ravages of dementia, keep the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than relying on vitamins or other pills, according to new guidelines from the World Health Organization.About 50 million people around the world haveAlzheimer's... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 14, 2019 Category: Science Authors: Associated Press Source Type: news

Exercise, not pills, better at preventing dementia
If you want to save your brain, focus on keeping the rest of your body well with exercise and healthy habits rather than popping vitamin pills, new guidelines for preventing dementia advise. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Health Source Type: news

What helps prevent dementia? Try exercise, not vitamin pills
New guidelines for preventing dementia focus on keeping the whole body healthy as a way to prevent mental decline (Source: ABC News: Health)
Source: ABC News: Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Health Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency warning - when your tiredness could be something serious
VITAMIN D deficiency symptoms include feeling very sleepy, having aches and pains, and extreme tiredness. This is when feeling tired could be a sign of something serious. Should you consider adding more vitamin D-rich foods to your diet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Newly identified bacteria-killing protein needs vitamin A to work
(UT Southwestern Medical Center) UT Southwestern researchers identified a previously unknown bacteria-killing protein on the epidermis that requires vitamin A to work. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - May 14, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Breakfast Cereal Box Nutritional Claims Found To Misleading
BOSTON (CBS) — People often choose their breakfast cereal based on health claims made on the packaging, but a series of new studies finds those claims often don’t match the nutritional content of the product. “High in Calcium,” “High in Vitamins,” “Gluten-Free,” and “All Natural” are often featured in bold print on the front of cereal boxes, but are they true? Researchers from Europe and Vanderbilt University looked at hundreds of cereals and found that consumers seemed to be drawn more to claims based on the presence of something good, rather than the absence of ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Boston News Health Healthwatch Syndicated Local Breakfast Cereals Dr. Mallika Marshall Nutrition Facts Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning - the spots on your skin that could be something serious
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may include tiredness, difficulty breathing and having a pain in your hands. But you could also be at risk of the condition, and should consider adding more B12-rich foods to your diet, if you notice these spots on your skin. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 13, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Can Vitamin D Serve as a Potential Biomarker for Thyroid Cancer?
Vitamin D deficiency may be a negative prognostic indicator for papillary thyroid cancer, according to the results of a recent retrospective study. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 13, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Naveed Saleh, MD, MS Source Type: news

Pregnant women who don't get enough vitamin D risk having children with schizophrenia
(Natural News) Your body needs essential vitamins and minerals to work properly. According to several studies, pregnant women need to get enough vitamin D to protect their babies from conditions such as autism and schizophrenia. Vitamin D: The “sunshine” vitamin Like calcium, vitamin D is essential for bone health. The vitamin helps lower a person’s risk for heart... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency - six of the best dinner swaps to avoid symptoms
VITAMIN B12 deficiency risk could be lowered by making some small diet changes. These are the six best dinner foods to add to your weekly shopping list that could help to prevent vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms and signs - are you at risk? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning - the six painful signs you shouldn’t ignore
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may develop very slowly. These are the painful signs of a B12 deficiency you shouldn ’t ignore. Should you be adding more B12-rich foods to your diet? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antibiotics are no match for drug-resistant TB ... unless you add vitamin D
(Natural News) Vitamin D is essential for bone health, but it also plays many other important roles. The “sunshine vitamin” is critical for optimum immune system function — so much so, that scientists have been exploring its potential to cure drug-resistant illnesses. Recent research from Queen Mary University of London finds that vitamin D is... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wearing sun cream does NOT stop the body from producing vitamin D
Three separate studies published by experts from London and Australia in the British Journal of Dermatology have concluded that use of sunscreen does not impact on vitamin D status. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency warning - do you walk like this? Hidden signs revealed
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can be difficult to spot, and may include tiredness, difficulty breathing and having a pain in your hands. But you could also be at risk of a vitamin B12 deficiency, and should consider adding more B12-rich foods to your diet, if you ’ve noticed a change to the way you walk. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

First-Ever Financial Assistance Program Gets Vitamins to Veterans
Veterans with chronic pain have free access to all-natural pain vitamin made by Zen Nutrients(PRWeb May 08, 2019)Read the full story at https://www.prweb.com/releases/first_ever_financial_assistance_program_gets_vitamins_to_veterans/prweb16297656.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - May 8, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Six B12-rich foods you should eat to keep symptoms at bay
VITAMIN B12 is a water-soluble vitamin essential for proper red blood cell formation. If you lack the vitamin, a deficiency can occur, and left untreated serious problems can develop. Eating B12-rich foods can help keep the condition at bay. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Maternal nut consumption linked to neurodevelopment in children
Maternal diet rich in nuts during the first trimester of pregnancy linked to improved neurodevelopment in the child Related items fromOnMedica Prenatal vitamins linked to lower ASD risk in siblings UK lagging behind peers on child health Moderate maternal drinking seems not to harm neurodevelopment Gestational weight loss or gain linked to poor outcome in children High gluten intake during pregnancy associated with diabetes (Source: OnMedica Latest News)
Source: OnMedica Latest News - May 7, 2019 Category: UK Health Source Type: news

Pricey prescription pre-natal vitamins are no better than over-the-counter pills, study finds 
Researchers at the University of Nevada compared eight of the top prescribed pills versus eight OTC pills and found neither met the guidelines for nutritional content, despite the price gap. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - May 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Best supplements for the brain: Vitamins and minerals that improve the brain's functions
THE BRAIN is the most important part of the body, and finding the right supplement to support brain function could improve clarity of thinking, creativity, alertness, focus, concentration, memory and even mood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D warning: When should you stop taking supplements? Symptoms you’ve had too much
VITAMIN D is important in regulating important minerals in the body. During winter some people may take supplements to keep their levels topped up, but when should you stop taking them? Certain symptoms can present if you ’ve had too much. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

CDC warns America DO NOT WASH that disease-infested, superbug-infected chicken you're about to eat
(Natural News) Are you paranoid of germs? You should wash yourself well with hot, soapy water and take some Vitamin D. Are you paranoid of germs in your food? According to the CDC, never wash your raw meat or eggs before cooking, because those germs are very scary, and they can easily spread. So, you’ll... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - May 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Five foods to help avoid condition - or you may need a supplement
VITAMIN B12 deficiency is a condition that develops if a person lacks the vitamin, and if left untreated, more serious health problems can develop. The vitamin best gained through eating B12-rich foods - here are five of the best. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Five foods to eat to avoid condition - if not take supplements
VITAMIN B12 deficiency is a condition that develops if a person lacks the vitamin, and if left untreated, more serious health problems can develop. The vitamin best gained through eating B12-rich foods - here are five of the best. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 3, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

High-Dose Vitamin D3 May Be Beneficial in Patients with Metastatic CRC
A study in JAMA evaluated whether adding high-dose vitamin D3  to standard chemotherapy improves PFS in patients with advanced or metastatic colorectal cancer. (Source: CancerNetwork)
Source: CancerNetwork - May 3, 2019 Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: John Schieszer Source Type: news

Could You Be Short on Vitamin B12?
THURSDAY, May 2, 2019 -- In the ABCs of vitamins, B12 is often overlooked. But it's essential for the making of nerve and red blood cells, as well as DNA along with many other body processes. Adults and teens need just 2.4 micrograms a day, but you... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 2, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign in your hands that could signal the condition
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can lead to serious health complications if left untreated, so recognising the symptoms of the condition is very important. One sign which has been linked to a lack the vitamin can appear in the hands. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - May 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Celebration Salad Fit for a Queen or King
WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 -- When you want to create a festive celebration without a fat and calorie overload, a seafood-based salad is the perfect choice. To step up the extravagance, make it with crabmeat. Crab is high in vitamin B12 and is a... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - May 1, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What are the best foods for vitamin C?
This article looks at the top 20 foods rich in vitamin C and ideas for incorporating them into the diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: This feeling in your chest could signal the condition
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can lead to serious health problems if left untreated, so it ’s important to recognise the symptoms should they arise. One sign associated with the condition is a certain feeling in the chest. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Seaweed Healthy? Here ’s What Experts Say
Seaweed is a staple in many Asian cuisines, but many Americans still only encounter it when they go out for sushi. As a result, many diners don’t know what to make of it: Is seaweed healthy? Does it count as a vegetable? Are all kinds nutritionally the same? Miho Hatanaka, a Japanese-born registered dietitian who is based in Oregon, says the sea vegetable is worth getting to know. In the Japanese tradition, “people really attribute their health and longevity to seaweed, and even healthier skin and hair,” she says. Here’s what you need to know about eating seaweed. There are many types of edible sea...
Source: TIME: Health - April 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about vitamin K-2
Vitamin K has two main forms, K-1 and K-2. Vitamin K-2 is naturally present in fatty meats, dairy products, and fermented foods. Both forms of vitamin K are essential for blood clotting and bone health. However, vitamin K-2 may also protect against certain forms of cancer and heart disease. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - April 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news