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Health Tip: Make Sure Babies Eat Right
-- A baby's nutritional balance during the first 1,000 days of life is critical to lifelong mental health and development, the American Academy of Pediatrics says. Sufficient amounts of key minerals, vitamins, proteins and certain fats during the... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - February 23, 2018 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Houston startup lands spot on 'Shark Tank' with its 'vitamin for alcohol' product
"We're not college kids who invented a hangover cure." (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Pharmaceuticals headlines - February 22, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: Jack Witthaus Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: Grass-Fed Beef Bourguignon With Cauliflower Mash
This recipe is rich with goodness and flavor — and is comfort food at its best. The ingredients are simple: Quality grass-fed beef is married together with vegetables and a few glasses of full-bodied red wine. I’ve used carrot puree to thicken the Bourguignon sauce towards the end of cooking, which is a lovely way of thickening sauces without using refined white flours. Don’t overcook your cauliflower. Make sure to chop the ingredients finely before cooking and keep an eye on the cooking time. Blend it when hot, which will result in a creamy, white mash that tastes wonderful. This recipe is from my cookbo...
Source: TIME: Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Cooking diet Food healthytime weekend recipe Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: Taking too many supplements can cause this condition
VITAMIN D is believed to be one of the most important vitamins required for the functioning of a healthy body. Symptoms of a deficiency include fatigue and bone pain. Vitamin D supplements are a good way of making sure you ’re efficient, but what happens if you take too many? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nigeria:Minerals of Life - Coenzymeq10
[Guardian] COENZYMEQ10, otherwise known as CoQ10 or ubiquinone, is a fat-soluble, vitamin-like chemical molecule present in all the cells of the body. The Q in the formula stands for the Quinone chemical group, while10 represents the number of isoprenyl subunits attached to it. (Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine)
Source: AllAfrica News: Health and Medicine - February 22, 2018 Category: African Health Source Type: news

Did An IV Cocktail Of Vitamins And Drugs Save This Lumberjack From Sepsis?
A 51-year-old man nearly died from septic shock, when a crushing injury led to overwhelming infection. After getting an experimental treatment, he's recovering well, but some doctors want more proof.(Image credit: Ian C. Bates for NPR) (Source: NPR Health and Science)
Source: NPR Health and Science - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Richard Harris Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency: How much do you need a day and should you be taking supplements?
VITAMIN D is vital in helping your body absorb calcium, which it needs to promote bone growth. A deficiency can lead to bone pain and bone deformities in children. This is how much you need a day - should you be taking supplements daily? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency - taking these supplements could lower obesity risk
VITAMIN D deficiency can lead to bone pain and deformities. But, taking the supplements everyday may lower obesity risk in children, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Numerous Sisu vitamins recalled because of glass fragments
Vitamins produced by a B.C. company are being recalled because they may contain small pieces of glass. (Source: CBC | Health)
Source: CBC | Health - February 20, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: News/Canada/British Columbia Source Type: news

Best supplements for low sex drive: Five natural remedies to boost libido
BEST supplements for low sex drive? Loss of libido is a common problem among men and women. While it ’s always best to visit your GP for an assessment, one nutritionist has revealed five vitamins to help you feel in the mood. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women linked to child obesity
A study, published inPediatric Obesity, reports that vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women may predispose their children to become obese later in life. Science Daily (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 16, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Ask Well: Do I Get Enough Vitamin D in the Winter?
In higher-latitude cities like Boston, inadequate UVB limits vitamin D synthesis for at least a few months during the winter. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - February 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: ALICE CALLAHAN Tags: Vitamins Vitamin D Seasons and Months Sunlight Dietary Supplements and Herbal Remedies Protective Clothing and Gear Source Type: news

5 Micronutrients That Are Essential For A Child ’s Overall Health & Well-Being
Micronutrients — which consist of vitamins and minerals — are essential for “development, disease prevention and the overall (Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post)
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Increasing intake of folate found to reduce risk of developing type-2 diabetes in women
(Natural News) Recent findings of Korean scientists suggest that increasing folate intake could help protect women against type-2 diabetes, as concluded in a Diabetes.co.uk article. Also known as Vitamin B9 folic acid (when taken as a synthetic supplement), folate is an essential vitamin involved in the creation of healthy proteins, DNA, and cell division. As it cannot... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nutritional Status During Inpatient Alcohol Detoxification Nutritional Status During Inpatient Alcohol Detoxification
How might vitamin or other nutritional deficiencies be implicated in alcohol-related cognitive disorders?Alcohol and Alcoholism (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 15, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Psychiatry Journal Article Source Type: news

Thailand bets on 'magic pills' to boost declining birth rate
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand has tried cash bonuses and tax incentives to boost the country's birth rate, but on Valentine's Day today it adopted a new approach - handing out vitamin pills. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

How to live longer: Three ways doing THIS could increase your life expectancy
HOW TO live longer is the question on many people ’s lips, and with studies on the Mediterranean diet and vitamin D exposure proving longevity, could a move to a hot country be the answer to increasing your life expectancy? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pregnant women deficient in vitamin D may give birth to obese children
(University of Southern California) Vitamin D deficiency in pregnant women could preprogram babies to grow into obese children and adults, according to a Keck School of Medicine of USC-led study. Researchers found that 6-year-olds born to mothers with very low vitamin D levels during their first trimester had bigger waists -- about half an inch plumper on average -- than peers whose mothers had enough vitamin D in early pregnancy. These kids also had 2 percent more body fat. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - February 13, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Bad Flu Season Has Americans Drinking Orange Juice Again
BOSTON (CBS) – American battling the flu have been on the hunt for Vitamin C. Consumers bought nearly 39 million gallons of orange juice in January. That’s the first time in almost five years that there’s been a year-over-year increase in orange juice sales, The Wall Street Journal reports. Analysts expect the orange juice surge to end after flu season. The Associated Press reported that this flu season is now as bad as the swine flu epidemic nine years ago. Some doctors say it’s the worst they’ve seen in decades. (Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire)
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Flu Local TV Orange Juice Source Type: news

Better, safer, less expensive than drugs: Scientists say vitamin D could replace your meds, prevent and even reverse disease
(Natural News) When it comes to heart health, there are a few factors that commonly spring to mind, like eating a healthy diet and getting plenty of exercise. However, it turns out that one of the less-obvious approaches to heart health could be the best one: getting more sunlight. According to a study carried out... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Peppers, berries, leafy greens: What to eat to protect your brain from dementia, Parkinson’s
(Natural News) Eating fruits and vegetables offer a wide range of vitamins and minerals — and just about every nutrient that is beneficial for overall health. So it’s no surprise that they can also decrease your risk of developing dementia later in life. However, particular fruits and vegetables are especially good at fighting off dementia, and they... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 10, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin B-3 could be used to treat Alzheimer's
New research finds that nicotinamide riboside, which is a form of vitamin B-3, has the potential to treat Alzheimer's. Results in mice are hopeful. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 9, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Alzheimer's / Dementia Source Type: news

Runways, rockets and Russell ’s teapot | Brief letters
Stonehenge tunnel | Ants and acid | Lost from the Guardian | Yorkshire pudding | Elon MuskWould it be possible to have a free gamble on which major public work will be completed first: the Stonehenge tunnel or Heathrow ’s third runway (First proposals for Stonehenge ’s £1.6bn road tunnel revealed, 8 February)?David ProtheroHarlington, Bedfordshire• Morwenna Ferrier (The faddy eater, G2, 8 February) ascribes the flavour of ants to “the varying levels of ascorbic acid they contain”. This is incorrect. Ascorbic acid is vitamin C. What ants contain is memorably described by Ogden Nash:The ant...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - February 9, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Letters Tags: SpaceX Elon Musk Stonehenge UK news Technology Insects Animals Wildlife Environment The Guardian Newspapers & magazines National newspapers Media Yorkshire Food drink Life and style Science Source Type: news

Weekend Recipe: A Healthy Carrot Cake
I designed my healthy carrot cake recipe when I opened The Healthy Chef Café in Avalon Beach in Sydney, Australia. It was a hangout for moms, kids, yogis, supermodels and pro surfers — a place where a variety of people could get nourished and feel great. This cake has over one pound of fresh grated carrot, so it’s packed with goodness and fiber. The large amount of carrots in this recipe also helps to keep the cake moist, which is important due to the longer baking time. When making gluten-free cakes, I find ground almonds make a great replacement for the usual white refined flours that you’ll find...
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Teresa Cutter — The Healthy Chef Tags: Uncategorized Food healthytime Recipes Teresa Cutter The Healthy Chef Source Type: news

Eating Fruit Can Actually Help You Lose Weight. A Nutritionist Explains
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Cynthia Sass / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Too much vitamin C: Is it harmful?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Vitamin B3 variant could help Alzheimer's patients
A form of Vitamin B3 improved cognitive and physical function in mice with Alzheimer's disease-like symptoms in experiments, according to a new NIH study. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

DNA From 10,000-Year-Old Skeleton Found in Britain Reveals Man Had Dark Skin and Blue Eyes
(LONDON) — DNA from a 10,000-year-old skeleton found in an English cave suggests the oldest-known Briton had dark skin and blue eyes, researchers said Wednesday.Scientists from Britain’s Natural History Museum and University College London analyzed the genome of “Cheddar Man,” who was found in Cheddar Gorge in southwest England in 1903.Scientists led by museum DNA expert Ian Barnes drilled into the skull to extract DNA from bone powder. They say analysis indicates he had blue eyes, dark curly hair and “dark to black” skin pigmentation.The researchers say the evidence suggests that Europe...
Source: TIME: Science - February 7, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Jill Lawless / AP Tags: Uncategorized APW Archaeology onetime Source Type: news

Vitamin E found to have bone health benefits: Research finds it improves bone density in postmenopausal women
(Natural News) A new study revealed that vitamin E — in particular tocotrienol — could improve the bone density of postmenopausal women. The study was carried out by a group of scientists from the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and the Georgia State University who assessed the benefit of vitamin E to bone health.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chemists develop a simple, easy-to-use method to break down pollutants in water
(Martin-Luther-Universit ä t Halle-Wittenberg) Chemists from Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg (MLU) have found out how stubborn pollutants in water can be disintegrated easily and cost-effectively. To do so researchers only need a green LED light, a catalyst and vitamin C. In this way, they can produce special types of electrons that reliably destroy the pollutants in the water. Until now, complex laser systems were required for this. The study was recently published in the international journal " Angewandte Chemie " . (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - February 7, 2018 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Vitamin D toxicity: What if you get too much?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - February 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

IBS cure? Vitamin D could prevent painful bloating and diarrhoea
VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. But, taking the supplements could ease painful IBS symptoms, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What to Eat (and Drink) When You Have the Flu
This article originally appeared on Health.com (Source: TIME: Health)
Source: TIME: Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan / Health.com Tags: Uncategorized flu healthytime onetime Source Type: news

IBS cure? This vitamin could prevent painful bloating and diarrhoea
VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. But, taking the supplements could ease painful IBS symptoms, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements could cure painful IBS symptoms including bloating and diarrhoea
VITAMIN D deficiency has been linked to cancer and inflammatory bowel disease. But, taking the supplements could ease painful IBS symptoms, it ’s been revealed. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lyndi Cohen reveals why egg yolks are good for you
Australian dietitian Lyndi Cohen is one of many now speaking out in support of the yolk. Most of the nutrients in an egg are actually found in the yolk, like healthy fats and Vitamins E, D, E, and K. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 6, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements: Which Patients Will Benefit? Vitamin and Mineral Supplements: Which Patients Will Benefit?
Dr JoAnn Manson offers clinicians a new resource to guide discussions with patients about vitamins and supplements.Medscape Ob/Gyn (Source: theHeart.org)
Source: theHeart.org - February 5, 2018 Category: Cardiology Tags: Ob/Gyn & Women ' s Health Commentary Source Type: news

Vitamin D may improve heart damage
According to a study, published in theInternational Journal of Nanomedicine, vitamin D has a role in mechanisms that can restore function to damaged blood vessel endothelium.Medical News Today (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 5, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Exclusive: Merck's consumer health sale at risk as Nestle bows out - sources
LONDON/FRANKFURT (Reuters) - The sale of Merck KGaA's consumer health unit has been thrown off track after Nestle has pulled out, leaving the race to buy the maker of Seven Seas vitamins without its main contender, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia: Ten symptoms to watch for to avoid permanent damage
VITAMIN B12 is a nutrient that helps keep the body ’s nervous system and blood cells healthy, but a deficiency can result in the development of anaemia. These are the benefits of the vitamin, what foods you should be eating, and the symptoms you should look our for if you have vitamin B12 deficiency anaemia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Potential new target for reducing osteoporosis risk in men
Researchers have identified a new regulator of vitamin D metabolism that could be targeted to reduce the risk of osteoporosis in men undergoing prostate cancer therapy, according to a study published in theJournal of Molecular Endocrinology.Medical Xpress (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin D levels during pregnancy linked to childhood obesity
Children born to mothers with low vitamin D levels are at higher risk of childhood obesity, a study inPediatric Obesity suggests.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - February 2, 2018 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

HealthWatch: Which Plant-Based Milk Is The Most Nutritious?
BOSTON (CBS) — Millions of Americans have turned to plant-based milk as an alternative to cow’s milk, but which variety is the healthiest? Researchers from McGill University found that while none of them proves as nutritious as cow’s milk, soy milk reigns supreme when compared to rice, almond and coconut milk. Soy milk is a better source of protein and contains phytonutrients which may have some anti-cancer properties. Almond milk has larger amounts of healthy fats but less protein. Coconut milk has virtually no protein, and rice milk has the weakest nutritional value. Rice milk is higher in calories and ...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health Healthwatch Local News Seen On WBZ-TV Syndicated Local Dr. Mallika Marshall Milk Source Type: news

Jack fruit, from the fig family, found to have amazing health benefits
(Natural News) Jackfruit is known to be the largest tree-borne fruit in the world. Moreover, it is packed with various vitamins and minerals that can help support overall health. Jackfruit can be eaten in different ways — raw, dried, roasted, or added to soups. In addition, it can be made into chips, jams, ice cream,... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Arthritis pain: Reduce the risk of symptoms by taking this vitamin and supplement
ARTHRITIS is a common disease that typically affects people over the age of 50 in the knee, hip and hands. So what do we know about preventing arthritis? Can arthritis be prevented or is it an incurable disease? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Amazon Will Drastically Change Health Care, According to Futurists
Amazon made an announcement Tuesday that sent shockwaves through the health care industry and caused insurers’ stocks to plummet: The technology company is joining Berkshire Hathaway and JPMorgan Chase to create an independent health care organization that will serve their employees. While details are hard to come by right now, it’s already clear the move could have massive implications for how Americans access medical treatment down the road. Those in the industry have long speculated that Amazon would try to disrupt it. The company’s acquisition of Whole Foods only fueled the flames of theories that it ...
Source: TIME: Health - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Paul Schrodt Tags: Amazon Health Care Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D-3 could 'reverse' damage to heart
Using nanosensors, scientists identified the molecular mechanisms through which vitamin D-3 restores the function of cardiovascular endothelial cells. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - February 1, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiovascular / Cardiology Source Type: news

Metanx (Vitamin B Supplement) - new on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - February 1, 2018 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Supplement facts: How to read the label on your vitamins
(Natural News) The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates the information included on dietary supplement labels, starting from font size all the way to the list of ingredients that are included in the list. If you’ve ever wondered what all the information on vitamin labels mean, check out the detailed explanation for each section below: %... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - January 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Vitamin D3 Could Be The Most Important Heart Supplement Of All
A new study adds to the argument for supplementing with vitamin D3, especially for those at risk for heart disease. (Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News)
Source: Forbes.com Healthcare News - January 31, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Authors: David DiSalvo, Contributor Source Type: news