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Q. I have been eating instant oatmeal five days a week for many years now. I have read that instant - Youngstown Vindicator

Mon, 2018-05-21 22:38

Q. I have been eating instant oatmeal five days a week for many years now. I have read that instant
Youngstown Vindicator
Deficiencies in this important nutrient become more common with age. Other predisposing factors include use of medications such as strong acid-suppressing drugs and the diabetes drug metformin. Vegetarians and vegans don't get vitamin B-12 in their ...

NIBIB-Funded Team Designs Rapid Diagnostic System for Debilitating Nutrient Deficiency - Newswise (press release)

Mon, 2018-05-21 13:55

NIBIB-Funded Team Designs Rapid Diagnostic System for Debilitating Nutrient Deficiency
Newswise (press release)
Newswise — A team of Cornell University engineers and nutritionists with funding from the National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB) have designed and tested a small, portable diagnostic system that can be used in the field to ...

4 Overlooked Causes of Vitamin B12 Deficiency - U.S. News & World Report (blog)

Mon, 2018-05-21 09:48

U.S. News & World Report (blog)

4 Overlooked Causes of Vitamin B12 Deficiency
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
It naturally exists in animal-derived foods like meat, poultry, fish, dairy and eggs, and is found in fortified foods including cereals, energy drinks, vitamin waters, bars and non-dairy "milks" that are fortified with the nutrient. Even most ...

Humans are giving many other species cancer - Cosmos

Mon, 2018-05-21 09:07

Cosmos

Humans are giving many other species cancer
Cosmos
Moreover, the food itself can be low quality, leading to nutrient deficiency and decreased immune health, and can also alter gut microbiota, all of which are linked with increased cancer risk. Beyond contaminants and diet, humans may be increasing ...
Are humans causing cancer in wild animals?Arizona State University

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Nutrition can aid in healing diabetic foot ulcers - Healio

Mon, 2018-05-21 08:18

Nutrition can aid in healing diabetic foot ulcers
Healio
Malnutrition and nutrient deficiencies can impair collagen synthesis, prolong inflammation, decrease phagocytosis causing dysfunction of B and T cells, and decrease the mechanical strength of the skin. Once a patient has a wound, achieving and ...

Quinn on Nutrition: Be aware of B-12 - telegraphherald.com

Sun, 2018-05-20 23:34

telegraphherald.com

Quinn on Nutrition: Be aware of B-12
telegraphherald.com
New evidence indicates that if you're on this list, you might be at risk for a B-12 deficiency: 50 years or older (we can lose the ability to absorb it as we age), vegetarian or vegan (B-12 is not found in plant foods), take metformin (a diabetes ...

60 Percent Pakistani Mother, Children Suffer From Micro-nutrient Deficiencies - UrduPoint News

Sun, 2018-05-20 05:30

60 Percent Pakistani Mother, Children Suffer From Micro-nutrient Deficiencies
UrduPoint News
ISLAMABAD, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 20th May, 2018 ) :Up to 60 percent of Pakistani mothers and children suffer from micro-nutrient deficiencies as the country has the lowest exclusive breastfeeding rate at 37.7 per cent and the highest ...

Extension news: Understanding limestone - Lufkin Daily News

Sat, 2018-05-19 23:34

Lufkin Daily News

Extension news: Understanding limestone
Lufkin Daily News
The magnesium content of limestone is especially important where soils are deficient in this essential plant nutrient. If a soil test indicates low magnesium, dolomitic limestone can be used to correct both the nutrient deficiency and pH. To be clear ...

Is instant oatmeal just as good as cooked oats? - Houston Chronicle

Sat, 2018-05-19 23:09

Is instant oatmeal just as good as cooked oats?
Houston Chronicle
Deficiencies in this important nutrient become more common with age. Other predisposing factors include use of medications such as strong acid-suppressing drugs and the diabetes drug metformin. Vegetarians and vegans don't get vitamin B-12 in their ...

Sulfur a growing problem - High Plains Journal

Sat, 2018-05-19 21:00

Sulfur a growing problem
High Plains Journal
To differentiate nitrogen and sulfur deficiency, nitrogen deficiency usually appears on the older/lower leaves first while sulfur appears on the younger/upper leaves first. This is due to the mobility of the nutrient within the plant (i.e. nitrogen is ...

Dietary supplements are artificial or manufactured products intended to add to the normal diet - The Standard

Sat, 2018-05-19 15:04

The Standard

Dietary supplements are artificial or manufactured products intended to add to the normal diet
The Standard
You can meet all your nutrient needs through intake of a well-balanced diet that contains a variety of foods from all food groups. However in case one is diagnosed with a nutrient deficiency, supplements can come in very handy in treating the deficiency.

Vitamin B12 breakthrough for more complete Vegetarian and Vegan diets - Science Daily

Fri, 2018-05-18 13:43

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Vitamin B12 breakthrough for more complete Vegetarian and Vegan diets
Science Daily
Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is an essential dietary component but vegetarians are more prone to B12 deficiency as plants neither make nor require this nutrient. But now a team, led by Professor Martin Warren, has proved that common garden cress can take up ...
Good news for vegetarians – plants can be made to absorb B12Spectator.co.uk

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These Are the Vitamin Supplements Worth Taking - Brit + Co

Fri, 2018-05-18 06:46

Brit + Co

These Are the Vitamin Supplements Worth Taking
Brit + Co
In addition to the nutrient deficiencies flagged by Mintz, there are a few common scenarios that might necessitate adding supplements to your diet. “Women who are considering and/or likely to get pregnant should take a prenatal vitamin,” says Mintz ...

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The Truth About Biotin Supplements, According to Nutritionists - Allure Magazine

Fri, 2018-05-18 06:02

Allure Magazine

The Truth About Biotin Supplements, According to Nutritionists
Allure Magazine
Here's the thing: It's actually pretty rare to have a biotin deficiency if you eat a varied diet, Cording says. The Mayo Clinic specifically cites conditions like a genetic disorder of biotin deficiency, seborrheic dermatitis in babies (a skin ...

Mother and child care: 82400 nutrient sachets distributed - The Express Tribune

Thu, 2018-05-17 23:47

The Express Tribune

Mother and child care: 82400 nutrient sachets distributed
The Express Tribune
RAWALPINDI: Women and children suffering from malnutrition were provided 82,400 nutrient sachets in March and April to overcome food deficiency, said Additional Deputy Commissioner Sara Hayat on Thursday. Chairing a meeting at DC office, she said ...

Workshop held to promote agriculture intensification - The Express Tribune

Thu, 2018-05-17 23:18

The Express Tribune

Workshop held to promote agriculture intensification
The Express Tribune
The focus of technical presentations was on plant nutrition, deficiency symptoms arising from unavailability of macro- and micro-nutrients and correcting the nutrient deficiency for increasing crop/fruit yield following 4R nutrient approach. There was ...

Sulfur, a growing problem - High Plains Journal

Thu, 2018-05-17 21:01

Sulfur, a growing problem
High Plains Journal
To differentiate nitrogen and sulfur deficiency, nitrogen deficiency usually appears on the older/lower leaves first while sulfur appears on the younger/upper leaves first. This is due to the mobility of the nutrient within the plant (i.e. nitrogen is ...

New Publication Addresses Plant Nutrition Diagnostics in Potatoes - CropLife

Thu, 2018-05-17 13:35

CropLife

New Publication Addresses Plant Nutrition Diagnostics in Potatoes
CropLife
The identification of nutrient deficiencies in the field can be a difficult process and this collection provides farmers, crop advisers, and mineral nutrition researchers with a valuable diagnostic tool. Once the underlying deficiency is known ...

Chico on the Verge? Part Three - Action News Now

Thu, 2018-05-17 08:26

Action News Now

Chico on the Verge? Part Three
Action News Now
Thus far, some of the innovative concepts being tested, include using drones to monitor crops for nutrient deficiency, remote sensors to measure soil and moisture and pin-pointing specific water and fertilizer usage needs in order to increase yields ...