Nutrient Deficiency

The Shocking Truth About Vitamin D Deficiency And Its Repercussions - Health Thoroughfare

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The Shocking Truth About Vitamin D Deficiency And Its Repercussions
Health Thoroughfare
More than half of the Western population (59%) suffers from vitamin D deficiencies, according to the latest study. Furthermore, nearly 25% of people tested have an extremely low level of vitamin D in the body, which can trigger diseases such as cancer, ...

Vitamin warning: Take THESE three supplements in winter to avoid becoming deficient - Express.co.uk

Vitamin Deficiency - 15 hours 8 min ago

Express.co.uk

Vitamin warning: Take THESE three supplements in winter to avoid becoming deficient
Express.co.uk
This is one of the main nutrients people can become deficient in during autumn and winter. A lack of sunlight - the most efficient source of vitamin D - means levels can drop, causing symptoms of muscle weakness, unexplained fatigue and difficulty ...

Post-Op Gastric Bypass Care Vital for Preventing Anemia - MedPage Today

Mineral Deficiency - Fri, 2017-09-22 15:35

Post-Op Gastric Bypass Care Vital for Preventing Anemia
MedPage Today
The research group suggested that these high rates of anemia "may reflect a mixed vitamin and mineral deficiency, because patients had normocytic anemia." However, a large benefit for total body mass index reduction was seen among the total cohort ...

Vitamin C - Body and Soul

Vitamin Deficiency - Thu, 2017-09-21 17:37

Body and Soul

Vitamin C
Body and Soul
"That's because the body uses it to produce stress hormones, and it will prioritise this before directing any to the other processes that vitamin C is responsible for. Also, we can't store it, so we need to top it up every day." Signs you're deficient ...

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Am I vitamin deficient? - Body + Soul - Body and Soul

Vitamin Deficiency - Thu, 2017-09-21 17:37

Body and Soul

Am I vitamin deficient? - Body + Soul
Body and Soul
Eating your fruit and veg doesn't necessarily mean you're getting all the vitamins and minerals you need.

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Going vegetarian might mean more depression - Star2.com

Mineral Deficiency - Thu, 2017-09-21 16:05

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Going vegetarian might mean more depression
Star2.com
A Bristol University study of almost 10,000 people from southwestern England discovered that vegetarians were almost twice as likely to develop depression because of vitamin and mineral deficiencies that can negatively impact their mental health. The ...

Vit D Deficiency: A Risk Factor for MS? - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)

Vitamin Deficiency - Thu, 2017-09-21 13:17

Vit D Deficiency: A Risk Factor for MS?
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
Vitamin D deficiency in women was shown to be a risk factor for multiple sclerosis (MS), according to a study published in Neurology. Researchers evaluated whether vitamin D deficiency was associated with the risk of MS, and to what extent the risk was ...

How to Identify Micro-Nutrient Deficiencies in Cannabis Plants - Civilized

Nutrient Deficiency - Thu, 2017-09-21 12:45

Civilized

How to Identify Micro-Nutrient Deficiencies in Cannabis Plants
Civilized
It's important that you can identify when your cannabis plant is showing signs of a micro-nutrient deficiency if you want to support a healthy crop and have a successful harvest. Micro-nutrients are elements plants need in small, trace amounts, and ...

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Shhhh! Some plant-eating dinos snacked on crunchy critters - Science News

Mineral Deficiency - Thu, 2017-09-21 07:00

Science News

Shhhh! Some plant-eating dinos snacked on crunchy critters
Science News
“Sheep and cows are known to eat carcasses or bone when they have a deficiency in a mineral such as phosphorus or calcium, or if they're pregnant or ill.” But the discovery that some plant-eating dinos also ate crustaceans is the first example of this ...

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Weight-Loss Surgery May Leave Some Anemic - Bloomington Pantagraph

Mineral Deficiency - Wed, 2017-09-20 23:20

Bloomington Pantagraph

Weight-Loss Surgery May Leave Some Anemic
Bloomington Pantagraph
She believes the research "proves that complications of surgery, such as vitamin and mineral deficiency, can also be lessened through improved follow-up." In the new study, Eisenberg's team tracked outcomes for 74 older male veterans, average age 51, ...
Weight Loss Surgeries May Make You Anemic Later in Life: StudyNDTV
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BU research shows LEDs can produce more vitamin D than sunlight - Daily Free Press (subscription)

Vitamin Deficiency - Wed, 2017-09-20 19:24

Daily Free Press (subscription)

BU research shows LEDs can produce more vitamin D than sunlight
Daily Free Press (subscription)
Vitamin D deficiency is one of the greatest health problems in the world and not many people know that vitamin D deficiency is very dangerous,” Veronikis said. “This could be a big step for BU in the medical field to bring attention to vitamin D ...

Study: Intake of Vitamin C improved brain cognitive function - MINA

Nutrient Deficiency - Wed, 2017-09-20 17:25

Study: Intake of Vitamin C improved brain cognitive function
MINA
Some experts have posited that those with dementia are elderly and often unable to make smart dietary choices or chew their food well, so nutrient deficiencies are to be expected. Another explanation for the deficiency in those with cognitive ...

Trying to get pregnant? 6 things you should (or shouldn't) be eating - Body and Soul

Nutrient Deficiency - Wed, 2017-09-20 16:12

Body and Soul

Trying to get pregnant? 6 things you should (or shouldn't) be eating
Body and Soul
Long-term inflammation is associated with reduced fertility, as are nutrient deficiencies. Prebiotic-rich foods (e.g. many high-fibre foods such as lentils, cruciferous vegetables, certain fruits (e.g. apples and bananas)) promote the growth of health ...

Your Nutrition May Be at Risk Thanks to Climate Change - Big Think

Mineral Deficiency - Wed, 2017-09-20 15:18

Big Think

Your Nutrition May Be at Risk Thanks to Climate Change
Big Think
We've known that for the last 50-70 years that the vitamin, mineral, and protein contents of certain vegetables has been dropping. Agricultural researchers have said that since we've been breeding the same crops for greater and greater yields ...

Your Nutrition May Be at Risk Thanks to Climate Change - Big Think

Nutrient Deficiency - Wed, 2017-09-20 15:18

Big Think

Your Nutrition May Be at Risk Thanks to Climate Change
Big Think
Strategies to maintain adequate diets need to focus on the most vulnerable countries and populations, and thought must be given to reducing vulnerability to nutrient deficiencies through supporting more diverse and nutritious diets, enriching the ...

Elevated Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 Not a Risk Factor in Early CKD - Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)

Vitamin Deficiency - Wed, 2017-09-20 10:00

Elevated Fibroblast Growth Factor 23 Not a Risk Factor in Early CKD
Monthly Prescribing Reference (registration)
Vitamin D deficiency and elevated levels of parathyroid hormone (PTH) are independent risk factors for death among patients with stage 3 chronic kidney disease (CKD), a new study confirms. Increased levels of fibroblast growth factor 23 (FGF23) are not ...

5 Simple Ways to Instantly Improve Your Grow Room - Green Rush Daily

Nutrient Deficiency - Wed, 2017-09-20 07:41

Green Rush Daily

5 Simple Ways to Instantly Improve Your Grow Room
Green Rush Daily
Typically, both a nutrient deficiency, or an oversaturation of nutrients can lead to the discoloration of leaves, or worse yet, the leaf death. Oftentimes, artificial or nutrient-based fertilizer can be overkill. Especially during the flowering stage ...

Is climate change making our food less nutritious? - New Atlas - New Atlas

Mineral Deficiency - Tue, 2017-09-19 23:49

New Atlas

Is climate change making our food less nutritious? - New Atlas
New Atlas
Much study has focused on the effects these rising carbon dioxide levels could have on weather patterns and global temperatures, but could elevated ...

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Is climate change making our food less nutritious? - New Atlas

Nutrient Deficiency - Tue, 2017-09-19 23:49

New Atlas

Is climate change making our food less nutritious?
New Atlas
Focusing solely on the lowering of zinc levels in some food crops, Myers calculated that if CO2 levels hit 550 ppm by 2050 the subsequent nutritional effects would place 138 million people at a new risk of zinc deficiency. The numbers are even higher ...

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Nutrition: Hospitalization Increasing, Learning Decreasing - Scoop NZ - Scoop.co.nz

Nutrient Deficiency - Tue, 2017-09-19 23:19

Nutrition: Hospitalization Increasing, Learning Decreasing - Scoop NZ
Scoop.co.nz
A recent New Zealand Herald article (September 19, 2017) by Kirsty Johnston has exemplified what educators in New Zealand have known for years.

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