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Sweet potato project gives vital vitamin boost to preschool children in Malawi - ReliefWeb

18 hours 14 min ago

Sweet potato project gives vital vitamin boost to preschool children in Malawi
ReliefWeb
Pam Haigh, UK General Manager for RIPPLE Africa, said: “Malnutrition is a major problem in Malawi as the staple diet is nsima, which has very few vitamins. “Around 60% of preschool children aged between two and five are Vitamin A-deficient. "Our ...

World's first 'Vitamin D' water launched in UAE - Khaleej Times

Wed, 2018-01-17 22:03

Khaleej Times

World's first 'Vitamin D' water launched in UAE
Khaleej Times
A bottled water with Vitamin D will be available in the UAE supermarkets for those battling the sunshine vitamin deficiency. The orange colored 'Al Ain Vitamin D' bottle was launched in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday during the International Water Summit held ...

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Drought and long-term hay feeding may lead to Vitamin A deficiencies - Baxter Bulletin

Wed, 2018-01-17 21:47

Baxter Bulletin

Drought and long-term hay feeding may lead to Vitamin A deficiencies
Baxter Bulletin
When it comes to beef cattle nutrition, vitamin nutrition isn't usually a big concern for a mature cow. This time of year, however, is when deficiencies can become most noticeable, especially in cattle that have been consuming hay for a long time. The ...
Guest Column: Vitamin D deficiency linked to many health problemsThe Sentinel-Echo
Falling short on sunshine: vitamin D deficiency in the colder monthsStraight.com

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Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Arterial Stiffness - The Cardiology Advisor

Wed, 2018-01-17 08:08

The Cardiology Advisor

Effect of Vitamin D Supplementation on Arterial Stiffness
The Cardiology Advisor
HealthDay News — For overweight African Americans with vitamin D deficiency, arterial stiffness is improved by vitamin D3 supplementation in a dose-response manner, according to a study published online in PLOS ONE. Anas Raed, MD, from Augusta ...

6 Nutrient Deficiencies That Show On Your Face | Care2 Healthy ... - Care2.com

Tue, 2018-01-16 13:03

Care2.com

6 Nutrient Deficiencies That Show On Your Face | Care2 Healthy ...
Care2.com
Eating too much processed foods and not enough plant-based foods can make you nutrient deficient, no matter how much you eat. It's even possible to miss out on certain vitamins and minerals even when you eat a balanced diet. It's important to get ...

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Does your body need more vitamin D? - Devil's Lake Daily Journal

Tue, 2018-01-16 11:15

Does your body need more vitamin D?
Devil's Lake Daily Journal
Other research evidence suggests that vitamin D regulates the enzyme that produce serotonin, a neurotransmitter believed to help regulate moods and direct brain development in the womb. Another study, in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology ...

Zimbabwe's Micronutrient Battle - News Deeply

Tue, 2018-01-16 02:28

News Deeply

Zimbabwe's Micronutrient Battle
News Deeply
Among a number of worrying micronutrient shortages, at least 72 percent of the country's children between six months and five years old suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent government statistics. That rate is more than 60 ...

What supplements according to scientists should we use, and why? - The Independent

Mon, 2018-01-15 18:04

The Independent

What supplements according to scientists should we use, and why?
The Independent
Most people are aware we need enough vitamin D to maintain healthy bones, but, over the past few years, scientists have become increasingly aware of other important roles of vitamin D. We now believe vitamin D deficiencies can result in a less ...

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?MyMedicineBox launches nationwide Vitamin-D deficiency awareness campaign - Hindu Business Line

Mon, 2018-01-15 05:19

Hindu Business Line

?MyMedicineBox launches nationwide Vitamin-D deficiency awareness campaign
Hindu Business Line
MyMedicineBox, a healthcare delivery platform, has launched a Vitamin-D deficiency check-up and awareness campaign at 2,000 locations in the country. The campaign will run simultaneously across all 29 States in India, where 65-70 per cent of the ...

What supplements do scientists use, and why? - ZME Science

Mon, 2018-01-15 03:22

ZME Science

What supplements do scientists use, and why?
ZME Science
Vitamin D is a peculiar substance, in the sense that it can be synthesized by our bodies, but only in the presence of sunlight. Most people are aware that we need enough vitamin D to maintain healthy bones, but, in recent times, researchers have shown ...

It wasn't easy being green for these mysterious children in 12th-century England - AV Club

Sun, 2018-01-14 10:12

AV Club

It wasn't easy being green for these mysterious children in 12th-century England
AV Club
While green sickness can be caused by infections or toxic agents, it can also be the result of a vitamin deficiency, so two children alone in the woods (or two picky eaters who only accept fava beans) could very well have contracted the disease, than ...

Ask The Pharmacist: Vitamin K2 is a powerful prostate cancer fighter - Marco News

Sun, 2018-01-14 04:05

Ask The Pharmacist: Vitamin K2 is a powerful prostate cancer fighter
Marco News
Couples have plans, but after the C word is dropped, those plans change to unite them in the medical process. After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most widespread cancer among men, affecting one in seven every year. Prostate cancer is also the ...

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Can Vitamin D Deficiency in Children Affect the Severity of Illnesses? - Medical News Bulletin

Sat, 2018-01-13 11:10

Medical News Bulletin

Can Vitamin D Deficiency in Children Affect the Severity of Illnesses?
Medical News Bulletin
Vitamin D is a regulator of calcium levels in the body. A deficiency in vitamin D levels correlates with many skeletal conditions and has been identified as a cause of conditions such as hypocalcaemia, an electrolyte imbalance characterized by low ...

Link between vitamin D deficiency and heart disease to be explored at public talk in Chester - The Chester Standard

Sat, 2018-01-13 09:36

The Chester Standard

Link between vitamin D deficiency and heart disease to be explored at public talk in Chester
The Chester Standard
THE link between vitamin D deficiency and heart disease will be explored in public talk in Chester. Many of us take stock of our diet during the month of January, and a timely public research seminar at the University of Chester will be exploring the ...

Dear Pharmacist: Vitamin K2 a powerful prostate cancer fighter - Herald & Review

Fri, 2018-01-12 21:04

Herald & Review

Dear Pharmacist: Vitamin K2 a powerful prostate cancer fighter
Herald & Review
Couples have plans, but after the C word is dropped, those plans change to unite a couple in the medical process. After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most widespread cancer among men, affecting one in seven every single year. Prostate cancer is ...

Fortification plus supplements could be key to healthy vitamin D - NutraIngredients.com

Fri, 2018-01-12 00:00

NutraIngredients.com

Fortification plus supplements could be key to healthy vitamin D
NutraIngredients.com
Recent research has estimated that around 23 % of the Danish population may be vitamin D deficient, with blood levels below 50 nanomoles/ litre (nmol/l) (20 nanograms/ millilitre (ng/ml)). As many as 11% may be seriously deficient, with serum vitamin D ...

Do You 'Heart' Your Vitamin D? Maybe You Might Not, But Your Heart Health Does - HuffPost

Thu, 2018-01-11 21:02

WholeFoods Magazine

Do You 'Heart' Your Vitamin D? Maybe You Might Not, But Your Heart Health Does
HuffPost
Since our heart health is obviously an important factor of our overall health, researchers took a look at 70 African-American overweight patients ranging in age from 13-45 and looked at how vitamin D can affect arterial stiffness over the course of 16 ...
Vitamin D Supplements May Make Arteries HealthierWholeFoods Magazine

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The supplements SCIENTISTS use to protect their health - and why they might be right for you - Daily Mail

Thu, 2018-01-11 12:19

Daily Mail

The supplements SCIENTISTS use to protect their health - and why they might be right for you
Daily Mail
Most people are aware that we need enough vitamin D to maintain healthy bones, but, over the past few years, scientists have become increasingly aware of other important roles of vitamin D. We now believe vitamin D deficiencies can result in a less ...

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Why you need to update your nutrition during menopause - HuffPost

Thu, 2018-01-11 11:17

Why you need to update your nutrition during menopause
HuffPost
Enjoy calcium-rich foods like yogurt, cottage cheese, almond milk, sunflower seeds, green beans, baby carrots, broccoli, sweet potatoes, almonds, sesame seeds, and edamame. · You need vitamin D to absorb calcium. Deficiency in Vitamin D can also ...