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There really is a reason your mom told you to eat your veggies!
How much is too much when it comes to vitamin and mineral supplements? And how does your body react to 'too much of a good thing'?
A study ranked forty-seven vegetables based on percentages of 17 known nutrients in a 100-calorie serving.
Findings that some vitamins and minerals can lower one's risk of death were true only when the nutrients came from foods, not from supplements.
How about a supplement as a nutritional wingman?
Looking to boost your immune system? Here are some tips from a dietitian.
Decades of research has failed to find any substantial evidence that the majority of vitamins and supplements do any significant good.
Every year, billions of rands are spent on vitamins as many South Africans desperately consume them, hoping that their purported benefits lead them to better health and vitality.
The reasoning that 'if small amounts of a substance are good for me, then having vast amounts of that same substance, must be even better', is naive and can be highly dangerous.
An Italian study suggests that a daily vitamin D pill may boost dieting efforts of obese people who are low in the nutrient.
A study suggests that the manufacturers of 'health' products and the retailers who sell them are profiting from playing 'Russian roulette' with America's youth.
Which option is better when it comes to getting your daily nutrient fix? Studies have shown the better option is from food - the natural source. But is this always possible?
Are you getting enough of these?
Teenagers, older adults, and people who are chronically ill have a higher risk of developing a calcium deficiency, or hypocalcemia.
Omega-3 has been seen as a magical pill for health and intelligence for a long time, but it's becoming increasingly clear this is not really the case
According to a new systematic review of five years of studies, the most popular vitamin and mineral supplements like vitamin D, calcium, and vitamin C provide no real health benefits.
We all want optimum nutrition – and now it is being offered in the form of an IV drip. But does it work?
You know that what you eat influences the development of your unborn baby, but you may have not known what impact these nutrients have.
Doctors have warned that ant-vaccine parents who refuse the vitamin K shot routinely given to newborns can lead to babies suffering from dangerous internal bleeding.
Supplementing with folic acid, a type of B vitamin, may be the key to preventing stroke in high blood pressure patients, according to a Chinese study.
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