Trinity study finds over a quarter of adults aged 50+ are deficient in vitamin D
(Trinity College Dublin) Over a quarter of adults aged 50+ are deficient in vitamin D according to researchers from Trinity College Dublin who announced their findings today (Thursday, June 13, 2019). Over half (57%) had inadequate serum vitamin D levels, of which 26% were classed as vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D has a known role in bone health, with growing evidence for beneficial effects on muscle strength and other non-skeletal outcomes. The study was recently published in the international, peer-reviewed journal Nutrients. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - June 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Iron deficiency symptoms: Four warning signs you could be lacking the mineral
IRON deficiency can occur if a person lacks the vitamin in their body. While blood loss or pregnancy are the most common causes of this happening, it can also occur if a person lacks iron in their diet. To avoid the condition being left untreated and complications developing, here are four symptoms to recognise. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: High-protein vegan foods
Vegans often find it difficult to eat a lot of protein, but there are many plant based sources of this nutrient, including beans, tofu, quinoa, and chickpeas. Learn more about high protein foods for vegans here. We also cover how to get enough vitamin B-12 and vitamin D on a vegan diet. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vitamin D, estradiol may protect against heart disease, diabetes
Vitamin D and estrogen supplements may reduce various indicators of metabolic syndrome such as obesity, hyperglycemia, insulin resistance, and type 2 diabetes. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Folic acid supplement: Sign in your mouth that you may need to take the supplements
SUPPLEMENTS have been used for many years to make up for a lack of vitamins and minerals found in everyday foods. A sign in your mouth could mean you are deficient in folic acid, and taking supplement could help reduce the symptoms. Have you got this gum disorder? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What to know about Neurobion
Neurobion is a brand of vitamin B supplements that aims to improve nerve function. Learn about the benefits and side effects of Neurobion here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Nutrition / Diet Source Type: news

Vitamin D and estradiol help guard against heart disease, stroke, and diabetes
(The North American Menopause Society (NAMS)) Vitamin D and estrogen have already shown well-documented results in improving bone health in women. A new study from China suggests that this same combination could help prevent metabolic syndrome, a constellation of conditions that increases the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes in postmenopausal women. Results are published online today in Menopause, the journal of The North American Menopause Society (NAMS). (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 12, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Study: Leafy Greens OK For People on Warfarin
The results of the small study suggest that taking in more vitamin K, not less, might help patients on warfarin (Coumadin). (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin K Can Up Anticoagulation Stability in Patients on Warfarin
TUESDAY, June 11, 2019 -- Increasing vitamin K (VK) intake through dietary strategies improves the anticoagulation stability of warfarin-treated patients, according to a study presented during Nutrition 2019, the annual meeting of the American... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Study Refutes Notion That People on Warfarin Shouldn't Eat Leafy Greens
TUESDAY, June 11, 2019 -- Spinach-loving seniors, rejoice. A new study suggests that -- despite doctor warnings to the contrary -- you can eat leafy greens rich in vitamin K if you are taking the blood thinner warfarin. In fact, " I think all... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 11, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Diabetes risk not reduced by vitamin D supplements
Taking vitamin D supplements does not prevent type 2 diabetes in high risk patients, according to a study published in theNew England Journal of Medicine.HealthDay (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 11, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin B5 deficiency: The 99p seeds to eat to top up levels of this essential vitamin
VITAMIN B5 is a water-soluble vitamin and is also known as pantothenic acid. It helps produce energy by breaking down fats and carbohydrates. What are the best foods to eat to avoid vitamin B5 deficiency? There is one particular seed which can help beat a deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D: Does sun cream stop you absorbing the vital vitamin? When to take supplements
VITAMIN D is vital for regulating the amount of calcium in the body, which is needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles healthy. The body creates vitamin D from direct sunlight on the skin - but can wearing sun cream block your body ’s absorption? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D shines its light on diabetics: Research says it helps manage blood sugar levels
(Natural News) Diabetes is now a worldwide epidemic, putting researchers on the offensive as they continue to search for ways to stop it. A study published in the journal Nutrition Research found that supplementing with vitamin D can reduce insulin resistance and improve the levels of fasting blood sugar in healthy adults, preventing the development of... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 11, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D and colorectal cancer survival
Vitamin D, the “sunshine vitamin,” may be helpful for people diagnosed with colon cancer, says Charles Fuchs, M.D., M.P.H., director of Yale Cancer Center. (Source: Yale Science and Health News)
Source: Yale Science and Health News - June 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Source Type: news

Study: Vitamin D Won ’t Help Prevent Type 2 Diabetes
After nearly three years, 24.2% of those taking vitamin D developed diabetes, as did 26.7% of those taking the placebo. This difference isn't statistically significant, researchers said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: The sign around you mouth your body could be lacking B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can develop if a person lacks the vital vitamin. Left untreated, the condition can lead to more serious health problems. One symptom which is important to recognise can appear around a person ’s mouth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fewer New T2DM Cases Seen in Adults on Plant-Based Diet
MONDAY, June 10, 2019 -- Fewer new type 2 diabetes (T2D) cases are seen in adults who eat more plant-based foods, and intake of vitamins B2 and B6 is also associated with a reduced risk for T2D, according to two studies presented during Nutrition... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 10, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplements Don't Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study
MONDAY, June 10, 2019 -- Vitamin supplements don't appear to prevent type 2 diabetes in those at highest risk for the disease, a new study finds. Some studies have suggested that low vitamin D levels might increase the odds of developing diabetes... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin C reduces time spent in the ICU, researchers find
(Natural News) People who end up in the intensive care unit of a hospital can shorten their expensive and uncomfortable stay thanks to vitamin C. In a recent meta-analysis, Australian and Finnish researchers found that supplementing with two grams of the vitamin each day could speed up the recovery of patients by a considerable margin.... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why you should eat pears: A nutrient review
(Natural News) Did you know that pears are related to apples? Like apples, pears are juicy, nutritious fruits rich in vitamins and minerals. Pear trees can live for more than 250 years, making them one of the longest-living fruit trees on Earth. Cultivated pears are derived from one or two wild pear species distributed in... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D Doesn't Stop Diabetes From Prediabetes
Vitamin D Doesn't Stop Diabetes in Those With Prediabetes (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - June 10, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Vitamin D Supplements Don't Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: Study
Title: Vitamin D Supplements Don't Prevent Type 2 Diabetes: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/10/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General)
Source: MedicineNet Diabetes General - June 10, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: The sign in your hands and feet you are lacking the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 performs several important functions in the body, including making red blood cells and keeping the nervous system healthy. A deficiency in the vitamin can encourage the progression of neurological disorders. Some symptoms are easier to spot than others. Have you noticed this major sign? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sun-exposed oyster mushrooms help patients fight tuberculosis
(American Society for Nutrition) In a new study, researchers show that sun-exposed oyster mushrooms offer a readily available source of vitamin D that can help TB patients respond better to anti-TB drugs by improving immune response. (Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases)
Source: EurekAlert! - Infectious and Emerging Diseases - June 9, 2019 Category: Infectious Diseases Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency: Five foods to include in your diet to keep symptoms at bay
VITAMIN B12 deficiency is a common condition that could manifest to neurological and even psychiatric disorders. Luckily the foods we eat could help keep the symptoms at bay. What are the five best foods to eat to keep a vitamin B12 deficiency at bay? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

D2d: Vitamin D Doesn't Stop Diabetes in Those With Prediabetes D2d: Vitamin D Doesn't Stop Diabetes in Those With Prediabetes
Giving vitamin D to people with prediabetes but mostly without vitamin D insufficiency does not reduce the risk for progression to diabetes, shows D2d, a randomized, controlled trial.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines)
Source: Medscape Pharmacist Headlines - June 8, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Tags: Diabetes & Endocrinology News Source Type: news

Easy to grow and nutrient-rich: Considerations and instructions for sprouting
(Natural News) Sprouts are one of the best superfoods found in nature. They are often referred to as a complete food because they are packed with high levels of complete proteins, vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and protein. Eating sprouts cleanses the body, prevents diseases, aids in digestion, and removes gas from the stomach. What’s more is that... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vitamin D fails to prevent type 2 diabetes in large study
(Reuters Health) - If you're talking vitamin D and expecting it to lower your risk of getting type 2 diabetes when you get older, it's time to lower your expectations. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

ADA: Vitamin D Supplementation Does Not Lower T2DM Risk
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- For individuals with prediabetes, vitamin D3 supplementation does not result in a significantly lower risk for type 2 diabetes than placebo, according to a study published online June 7 in the New England Journal of Medicine... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 7, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

NIH-funded trial finds vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in people at high risk
Study is largest to examine daily supplementation. (Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases)
Source: National Institutes of Health (NIH) News Releases - June 7, 2019 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: Six signs you could have pernicious anaemia
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can occur if you lack vitamin B12-rich foods in your diet, but they could also be triggered by pernicious anaemia. Here are six signs of the condition to look out for. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Medical News Today: Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer
Taking vitamin D supplements does not cut cancer risk but may prolong life once cancer develops, according to an analysis of trials covering 79,055 people. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - June 7, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cancer / Oncology Source Type: news

Vitamin D supplements reduce cancer death risk
According to data, presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology, people who take vitamin D supplements do not have a decreased risk of developing cancer but are less likely to die from the disease.The Times (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 7, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Add a Sweet Surprise to Your Veggie Juice: Chocolate
FRIDAY, June 7, 2019 -- Juicing nutrient-rich green vegetables like kale, broccoli and spinach gives you a brew of many vitamins and minerals, all in just one cup. But green juices can have an overpowering flavor, so many people want to cut their... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 7, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

NIH-funded trial finds vitamin D does not prevent type 2 diabetes in people at high risk
(NIH/National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases) Taking a daily vitamin D supplement does not prevent type 2 diabetes in adults at high risk, according to results from a study funded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), part of the National Institutes of Health. The Vitamin D and Type 2 Diabetes (D2d) study enrolled 2,423 adults and was conducted at 22 sites across the United States. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 7, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

These Dietary Supplements Were Linked to Serious Health Problems in Young People
Supplements promising flashy results like weight loss, muscle building and energy are sending kids and young adults to the hospital, according to a study published in the Journal of Adolescent Health. An analysis of Food and Drug Administration (FDA) records revealed that, from January 2004 to April 2015, about 1,000 people ages 25 and younger had a health issue linked to dietary supplements. About 40% of them were categorized as severe problems, resulting in 166 hospitalizations and 22 deaths. And those numbers may only be the “tip of the iceberg,” the authors write, since many issues go unreported. Certain s...
Source: TIME: Health - June 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition onetime Source Type: news

CBD Is Already Everywhere. How Will the Government Handle It?
The cannabis plant contains more than 100 compounds known as cannabinoids. Of them, one–cannabidiol, or CBD–presents the U.S. with unique potential in public health and business, as well as a good deal of political and legal confusion. That much was clear at the Silver Spring, Md., campus of the Food and Drug Administration on May 31, as over 120 people spoke to a standing-room crowd at the agency’s first public hearing for information about cannabis-derived products–a number that was whittled down by lottery from the 400 who applied to testify. Backers say CBD has health benefits ranging from curin...
Source: TIME: Health - June 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Elijah Wolfson Tags: Uncategorized medicine Source Type: news

Why We Don ’t Need Animals to Keep Enjoying Meat
The founder of Beyond Meat, the plant-based-meat company that recently went public, on a future without eating animals How did spending time on a farm as a child shape your views about animals and meat? I grew up in the city, in Washington, D.C., and College Park, Md. But my dad grew up in the country and bought a farm to start a weekend dairy operation with less than 100 Holstein cows. I fell in love with life outdoors and the animals that surrounded us. I began to question the difference between animals in the agricultural system and the ones we kept as pets. And as I became an adult, I understood that it was a cultural,...
Source: TIME: Health - June 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Alice Park Tags: Uncategorized diet Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: How to tell if you are lacking the vitamin
VITAMIN B12 deficiency can lead to a number of health complications. Some symptoms are easier to spot such as extreme tiredness or pins and needles, but there is one symptom that is more difficult to spot and may not be associated with a vitamin B12 deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Getting Your Nutrients: From the Source or Supplements?
THURSDAY, June 6, 2019 -- Americans are making shifts in the supplements they take -- fewer multivitamins and vitamins C and E, more fish oil and vitamin D. Many think of supplements as magic bullets, but studies don't always support their supposed... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 6, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

The danger of dietary supplements for teens, Harvard study reveals
The research, led by a team at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, found young people who take 'enhancement' products are three times more likely to get sick than those who take vitamins. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Many Dietary Supplements Dangerous for Teens
Weight-loss, muscle-building and energy supplements were linked with an almost three times greater risk of severe medical problems compared with vitamins, the findings showed. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - June 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Abnormal heart rhythm linked to parathyroid hormone & vitamin D levels
According to data, published inNutrition, Metabolism and Cardiovascular Diseases, people with high parathyroid hormone but low vitamin D levels are more susceptible to atrial fibrillation.Healio (Source: Society for Endocrinology)
Source: Society for Endocrinology - June 5, 2019 Category: Endocrinology Source Type: news

Many Dietary Supplements Dangerous for Teens
WEDNESDAY, June 5, 2019 -- While taking vitamins may be fine for teens and young adults, supplements for weight loss, muscle-building and added energy may trigger severe medical problems, new research suggests. Regulations to keep these potentially... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - June 5, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Dietary supplements linked with severe health events in children, young adults
(Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health) Consumption of dietary supplements sold for weight loss, muscle building, and energy was associated with increased risk for severe medical events in children and young adults compared to consumption of vitamins, according to new research led by Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 5, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

White Meat Is Just As Bad For Cholesterol Levels As Red Beef, Study Says
(CNN) — The red meat or white meat debate is a draw: Eating white meat, such as poultry, will have an identical effect on your cholesterol level as eating red beef, new research indicates. The long-held belief that eating white meat is less harmful for your heart may still hold true, because there may be other effects from eating red meat that contribute to cardiovascular disease, said the University of California, San Francisco researchers. This needs to be explored in more detail, they added. Non-meat proteins such as vegetables, dairy, and legumes, including beans, show the best cholesterol benefit, according to t...
Source: WBZ-TV - Breaking News, Weather and Sports for Boston, Worcester and New Hampshire - June 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Health – CBS Boston Tags: Health News Cholesterol CNN Red Meat Source Type: news

Vitamin B12 deficiency symptoms: What can you taste? Warning sign you need more B12
VITAMIN B12 deficiency symptoms can develop if a person lacks the vitamin in their diet. Recognising symptoms is important to avoid further health complications. One to be wary of is having a certain taste in your mouth. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - June 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Vegetarians need vitamin D too: 11 Plant-based sources of the crucial nutrient
(Natural News) The vegetarian lifestyle offers many health benefits to people of all ages. However, if you decide to become a vegetarian, you need to be more careful with your diet to avoid vitamin deficiencies. If you follow a plant-based diet, you can eat certain foods to boost your vitamin D intake to keep your bones... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - June 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Daily vitamin D pill could cut the risk of dying from cancer by 13 per cent, new study reveals 
Vitamin D is made by the body when exposed to sunshine but modern lifestyles mean many spend more time indoors and about one in five in the UK have insufficient levels of the nutrient. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - June 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news