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
New research shows that vitamin E could inhibit the development of
prostate cancer. Researchers from the University of Rochester in
the US reported that the vitamin suppressed the androgen receptor,
a marker for the cancer's...