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Vitamin and Supplements
Vitamin D lower levels in blood are linked to death. Doctors say stay under sun about 15 minutes a day to get more vitamin D.
Patients diagnosed with colon cancer who had abundant vitamin D in their blood were less likely to die during a follow-up period than those who were deficient in the vitamin.
Health Canada is warning consumers not to use the dietary supplements 6-OXO and 1-AD, or any other supplements containing the ingredients 4-androstene-3,6,17-trione or 1-androstenediol.
Not so long ago, any mention of Vitamin D deficiency brought to mind malnutrition and images of third-world children with rickets and bone deformities. But now the picture has shifted from the developing world to the developed, where Vitamin D deficiency among those living in northern hemispheres appears to be rising to astronomical proportions -- by some estimates, affecting up to 75% of the population including the elderly, the obese, dark-skinned people, breastfed babies, and just about anyone who doesn't get out in the sun much.
Leiner Health Products is recalling its 32 ounce plastic bottles of Liquimax Complete Nutrition Multivitamin Formula.
Eat food that is rich with vitamin D and get some sun exposure (ask you doctor how much sun) because new research shows that low vitamin D levels are linked with heart attack risk in men.
Most consumers are unaware that the source of ingredients for most dietary supplements is China, and are encapsulated in the United States so that they may be labeled "Made in the U.S.A.".
Fleming Pharmaceuticals found doses of vitamin B12 in some popular products on the market ranged from 40% all the way up to a whopping 5,000% of the U.S. government's recommended daily intake.
Global nutrition leader XanGo launches 3SIXTY5 whole food nutrition multi-vitamin brand. Combining the mangosteen rind with botanical phytonutrients from 12 fruits and 12 vegetables, the 3SIXTY5 whole food formula provides a complete blend of vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids and CoQ10 to fully complement a daily dose of globally renowned XanGo Juice.
Vitamin D insufficiency is common in adults and is emerging in the world of pediatrics. A mild degree of vitamin D deficiency, also known as vitamin D insufficiency, causes rickets in children and can be treated with increased amount of nutritional vitamin D intake as well as increased sun exposure.
International Pharmaceuticals is conducting a voluntary recall of all supplement product sold under the brand name of Viril-Ity-Power (VIP) Tabs, 560mg/serving.
Supercenter retailer Meijer has announced plans to offer free pre-natal vitamins in all 181 Meijer pharmacies beginning June 1. The announcement was made by Nat Love, Vice President Drug Store for the Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retail chain.
Omega 3 fatty acids bound to phospholipids deserves to be further considered as a credible natural alternative and may have beneficial effect on impulsivity in ADHD patients.
Americans can now gain control of their appetite and eat up to 30 percent less food every day with SlimShots, the first US dietary supplement that offers the breakthrough European weight management emulsion Fabuless.
Vitamin D has anti-cancer benefits, shows the latest study where Breast cancer patients who had low levels of vitamin D were much more likely to die of the disease or have the breast cancer spread than patients getting enough of the Vitamin D nutrient.
Hero Nutritionals is launching Slice of Life, a complete line of gummy vitamins for adults. Hero Nutritionals, manufacturer of Yummi Bears, the original gummy vitamin delivery system, reacted to an ever growing demand from moms buying Yummi Bears, for an adult version of the product identified as the taste leader in the category. Yummi Bears is the nation's #1 & best tasting gummy vitamin for children and the new Slice of Life brand is bringing that taste expertise to an adult vitamin.