Vitamin

Vitamin D cannot fight against dementia

Vitamin D cannot fight against dementia

New research from South Australian scientists has shown that vitamin D (also commonly known as the sunshine vitamin) is unlikely to protect individuals from...
Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements cannot provide health benefits

Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements cannot provide health benefits

Many people take vitamin or mineral supplements every day, hoping these supplements provide their body enough nutrients and keep them healthy. However, a recent study...
Vitamin D deficiency affects many pregnant women

Vitamin D deficiency affects many pregnant women

One in three pregnant women in Norway has a vitamin D deficiency at the end of her pregnancy, a major study published in PLOS...
Do you need to cut half of your daily vitamin D intake

Do you need to cut half of your daily vitamin D intake?

A recent study re-measures vitamin D by improved technology, and researchers find that the Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D intake could drop...
Supplemental antioxidants could reduce exacerbations in cystic fibrosis

Supplemental antioxidants could reduce exacerbations in cystic fibrosis

An antioxidant-enriched vitamin may decrease respiratory exacerbations in people with cystic fibrosis(CF), according to new research published online in April in the American Journal of Respiratory...
Vitamin D could help cut risk of respiratory infection in half

Vitamin D could help cut risk of respiratory infection in half

In a recent study published in The BMJ, researchers find that vitamin D supplementation can help fight acute respiratory infections such as flu and...
Low vitamin D levels could impair your stamina and performance over time

Low vitamin D levels could impair your stamina and performance over time

It's generally accepted that most adults in the U.S. don't get enough Vitamin D, but how that impacts their muscle mass and function over...
Five big benefits of vitamin D you might not know

Five big benefits of vitamin D you might not know

If you search online what vitamin D can do, you will find most of the answers are about its benefits in bone health. But vitamin...
Vitamin D cannot protect pregnant women from high blood pressure

Vitamin D cannot protect pregnant women from high blood pressure

There is no strong evidence that vitamin D protects against pregnancy-induced high blood pressure (hypertension) or pre-eclampsia, conclude researchers in The BMJ. The findings support...
Vitamin B3 may help repair damaged nerve cells in Parkinson's

Vitamin B3 may help repair damaged nerve cells in Parkinson’s disease

Unsteady hands, stiff muscles and slow movements – all these are typical symptoms of Parkinson's disease. Some 220,000 people in Germany are affected by the...