4 vitamin K benefits for your health, from bone to heart health
Vitamin K is one of those micronutrients that often gets glossed over in favor of vitamin D or magnesium, but it plays a crucial role in our Read more on Well + Good
Hip Fracture Tied to Vitamin B Supplements
High doses of vitamin B supplementation may put women at risk for fracture, according to a new study. Source: Hip Fracture Tied to Vitamin B Read more
Vitamin D shows protective effects for cells in the pancreas
Vitamin D may have protective properties for the pancreas’s beta cells, a new research study suggests. A team from the Salk Institute in San Diego, California, say their breakthrough Read more
Is Vitamin D Hype ‘Wishful Thinking’?
Vitamin D has been proclaimed a potential protector against everything from cancer, heart disease, and diabetes to mood disorders like depression and dangerous falls. But recent research Read more
Vitamin C linked to reduced glucose levels in type 2 diabetes
Vitamin C supplementation is associated with improved blood glucose levels in people with type 2 diabetes, research suggests. A small Australian study, published in the journal Diabetes, Read more
Vitamin or Mineral Supplements Don’t Prevent Dementia
B vitamins; beta carotene; vitamins C, D or E; zinc, copper or selenium — none proved effective in preventing cognitive decline. Source: Vitamin or Mineral Supplements Don’t Prevent Read more
Vitamins for People Who Don’t Take Any Vitamins
It was about time—being the new year and all—that I take my vitamins by the horns (guess that’s a saying now), so I made an appointment with a nutritionist. Source: Vitamins for Read more
Could Vitamin C Reduce Infant Harm From Smoking in Pregnancy?
Daily supplements of vitamin C might mitigate some of the harm to fetal lung development from smoking during pregnancy, according to a study. Source: Could Vitamin C Reduce Infant Harm From Read more
Vitamin D deficiency linked to greater risk of diabetes
An epidemiological study conducted by researchers at University of California San Diego School of Medicine and Seoul National University suggests that persons deficient in vitamin D may be Read more
FDA Unveils List of Suspected Unlawful Ingredients in Dietary Supplements
Consumers would benefit if Congress required companies to provide basic information on these products Source: FDA Unveils List of Suspected Unlawful Ingredients in Dietary Read more
Insufficient evidence vitamin D, calcium prevent fractures
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force said today that it recommends against low doses of vitamin D or calcium for the prevention of fractures in post-menopausal Read more
Food Labels: What They Tell You, How to Read Them
Looking at a food label for the first time such an overwhelming experience, even if you know something about nutrition. Grams, percent of daily value… it’s enough to make anyone Read more
Pre-Pregnancy Vitamin D Intake Reduces Gestational Diabetes Risk
Vitamin D insufficiency is common in pregnant women; pre-pregnancy vitamin D supplementation may help them avoid gestational diabetes, per a new study. Read more at Diabetes In Control