Vitamin Cheat Sheet: Vitamins A To K And What They Do For Your Health

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News from Medical Daily: When it comes to getting the nutrients we need, the best possible source is food, specifically fruits and vegetables. They lend support to our bodies, which can’t produce enough of the nutrients necessary for it to function properly. When the food necessary to attain the recommended daily intake of these vitamins [...]

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Feature: Revealing the hidden dangers of dietary supplements – Science /AAAS

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News from Feature: Revealing the hidden dangers of dietary supplements – Science /AAAS: Internist and amateur detective Pieter Cohen is outraged that some of the supplements on the market are unsafe. Pieter Cohen’s brush with death came at a most inconvenient time: just as he was about to nail another menacing ingredient in a dietary [...]

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Vitamin K: Sources & Benefits

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News from Live Science: by Alina Bradford, Live Science Contributor   |   August 18, 2015 07:32pm ET Kale contains more than 500 percent the daily recommended allowance for vitamin K, which is important for healthy bones and for healing wounds.Credit: Binh Thanh Bui | Shutterstock Vitamin K is known as the “blood-clotting vitamin” for its important [...]

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Vitamin D may be harmful for obese teenagers

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News from UPI.com: ROCHESTER, Minn., Aug. 17 (UPI) – Vitamin D supplements showed no benefit for heart health or lowering the risk for diabetes in obese teenagers, and may increase cholesterol and triglycerides for them, according to a recent small study. While vitamin D is increasingly being used in doses 5- to 10-times its recommended [...]

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Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health

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News from U.S. News & World Report: You don’t have permission to access “http://health.usnews.com/health-news/articles/2015/07/31/mineral-supplement-wild-chimps-may-eat-clay-for-health” on this server. Reference #18.4c09f748.1439875939.1073bfe5 ……………. continues on U.S. News & World Report >>> Read the full article Related News: Trace Minerals Research Trace Mineral Tablets, Low Sodium, 300 TabletsThe Most Powerful, Natural Trace Mineral Tablets in the World. ConcenTrace trace [...]

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Study Finds Vitamin E Supplements Could Be Risky

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News from Science Times: (Photo : Reuters/David Gray) Store worker walks past rows of herbal, vitamin and mineral pill products at a suburban pharmacy in Sydney. The chairman of the editorial board of the UC Berkeley Wellness Letter and berkeleywellness.com, an internist specialized in infectious disease, Dr. John Swartzberg made public his opinion that supplements [...]

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Are Vitamin E Supplements Healthy or Harmful?

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News from Live Science: Pumpkin and kale are autumn vegetables.Credit: Pumpkin & kale photo via Shutterstock Dr. John Swartzberg is an internist and specialist in infectious disease and chairman of the editorial board of the UC Berkeley Wellness Letter and berkeleywellness.com. He is also a clinical professor emeritus of medicine at the University of California, [...]

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Research shows our skin color is the evolutionary gateway to vitamin D

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News from Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: All over the world, millions of people see skin color as a symbol of superiority or inferiority, whether they are conscious of it or not. Others see humanity’s array of skin tones, from white to ocher to black, as a positive mark of our remarkable diversity. But Nina Jablonski sees skin [...]

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Vitamin K and Natto

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News from What’s the Connection? – Scientific American: YES! Send me a free issue of Scientific American with no obligation to continue the subscription. If I like it, I will be billed for the one-year subscription. Scientific American is a trademark of Scientific American, Inc., used with permission © 2015 Scientific American, a Division of [...]

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The New York Times Misplaces FDA Blame In Latest Dietary Supplement …

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News from Forbes: The Editorial Board of The New York Times went off half-cocked yesterday in blaming a former FDA regulator for the agency’s delay in acting on weight loss supplements adulterated with a blood pressure-raising chemical called BMPEA. Following the most recent in a series of dietary supplement investigative articles by Times correspondent Anahad O’Connor, the board [...]

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