Scientists accidentally discovered that mega doses of antioxidants such as vitamins C and E can increase the occurrence of genetic abnormalities in cells, which may lead to cancer.
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Vitamin and Supplements
Eat lots of green leafy vegetables: you hear it all the time.
Vitamin D deficiency is a growing epidemic and a risk factor for many diseases and illnesses.
The role of vitamin D for fighting infection has become clearer.
University of Montreal researchers say protein supplements used by athletes are inefficient, probably misused, and do not improve performance or recovery time.
New research shows that patients in the ICU who received intravenous fish oil had shorter hospital stays compared to those given standard treatment.
Taking both calcium and vitamin D supplements every day helps prevent fractures, regardless of your age or gender.
Confusion about what vitamins to take for better health, and which should be shunned, has continued to cause confusion among consumers.
New findings from researchers show that vitamin C enhances the process of reprogramming adult stem cells into embryonic stems cells, or pluripotent stem cells (iPSCs).
Results of a new study show that low levels of vitamin D places more than sixty percent of African Americans at risk for kidney disease that ultimately leads to dialysis.
A large study conducted by Children's Hospital Boston shows that millions of children in the US, age 1 to 11, are vitamin D deficient.
Research has proven that vitamin C is invaluable in the prevention and treatment of heart attack, stroke and other cardiovascular diseases.
Research shows how important it is to know if you are vitamin D deficient. Vitamin D deficiency can cause a variety of health problems, found recently in studies. The best way to know if you have a vitamin D deficiency is by asking your doctor for a 25-hydroxy vitamin D test. Normal levels of vitamin D in the blood are 30.0 to 74.0 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL), but there is ongoing research about optimal levels.
Physical signs of vitamin D deficiency
Sniffles, chills, fever, aches and pains all mean it is cold season so reach for the vitamin C and take it to treat your cold, however you will still have the sniffles and the aches and pains as st
Among older adults, adequate vitamin D levels are important to help protect against an increased risk of dying from heart disease, according to a new study in the Journal of the American Geriatrics