An woman using a herbal supplement to lose weight developed a
neurological disorder more commonly seen in alcoholics and related
to a vitamin B1 deficiency, according to a study in the journal
The antioxidant lutein found in dark green, leafy vegetables, not
only slows down age-related macular disease, but also protects the
skin against some of the damaging effects of the sun, according to
Across the Western world, obesity continues to affect more and more
people. One of the solutions is a fat tax on high-fat foods, which
although unpopular, demonstrates the extent of the problem,
Professor Andreu Palou, a member of...
Almost 70 per cent of American women of childbearing age fail to
take the B vitamin folic acid every day even though many of them
are aware it helps prevent birth defects, according to the latest
survey by the March of Dimes organisation.
Organically-grown oranges may be half the size of those grown
conventionally, but they contain up to 30 per cent more vitamin C.
A research paper outlining the study was presented at a meeting of
the American Chemical Society this...
Children who drink flavoured milk drink more milk and therefore
have higher calcium intakes than those who do not, finds a study
published this week. And contrary to popular belief, the beverages
do not raise levels of fat and sugar...
A conference in London this week will seek to address the problems
leading to poor childhood nutrition. Some experts have warned that
children are more unhealthy today than they were during post-war