Tag: vitamin


What Experts Really Think About Powdered Greens

November 29, 2022

Via: HuffPost

It’s hard to go on social media without seeing a fitness influencer or health-conscious celebrity touting greens powders. Popular brands like Athletic Greens, Ora, Bloom and 1st Phorm have unique powdered green mixes that you can easily combine with water […]

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Cross-national study associates low vitamin D levels with higher COVID-19-related mortality

March 16, 2021

Via: The Medical News

The coronavirus disease 2109 (COVID-19), caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), continues to wreak havoc across the globe. Since SARS-CoV-2 was first detected in Wuhan, China, in December 2019, more than 120 million cases of COVID-19 […]

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Breakfast cereals: ‘Almost zero correlation’ between health claims and nutritional content

May 13, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

The nutritional facts and ingredients that appear on a product’s packaging aim to reveal what consumers want to know about a food. A consumer might choose to look at a product’s calorie, fat, protein, carbohydrate, vitamin, or mineral content. Those […]

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Why too much vitamin D can be a bad thing

March 25, 2019

Via: Medical News Today

Vitamin D is an essential vitamin that helps build and maintain healthy bones and teeth. Without this, our bodies cannot absorb calcium, which is the main component of bone. Vitamin D may also protect against cancer and diabetes. Our bodies […]

Innovation, Research

Neutron crystallography study could open avenues for new drugs to battle diseases

November 1, 2017

Via: The Medical News

Scientists at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory have performed neutron structural analysis of a vitamin B6-dependent protein, potentially opening avenues for new antibiotics and drugs to battle diseases such as drug-resistant tuberculosis, malaria, and diabetes. Specifically, the […]


Vitamin B12 supplementation could offer protection against impacts of air pollution

March 17, 2017

Via: The Medical News

New research has recommended that those living in heavily polluted cities such as London, could benefit by supplementing B vitamins. A study published by the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences highlighted that taking a supplement containing B12 […]


Got acne? Lay off the B12

June 25, 2015

Via: Sciencedaily Health

Vitamin B12 tweaks how genes behave in the facial bacteria of some people who normally enjoy clear skin. The activity changes of the facial bacteria promote inflammation and lead to pimples. By shedding light on one mechanism behind B12’s role […]