Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Teen diet isn’t all junk food.
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 4:00 PM

According to a report released in September by the Institute of Medicine; and the obesity rate has more than tripled for those ages 12 to 19 in the past three decades, increasing from 5 percent to 17 percent. [News Source]

Kidney cancer study: Too much bread and pasta?
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 4:00 PM

Using questionnaires, Italian researchers have found some evidence of an association between kidney cancer and the consumption of large amounts of bread, although the significance of the finding remains unclear. [News Source]

One for the Ages: A prescription that may extend life.
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 4:00 PM

Recently, a calorie restricted diet has begun to bear fruit, producing a steady stream of studies indicating that the rate of aging is plastic, not fixed, and that it can be manipulated. [News Source]

Wild Oats Markets Donates $65,500 to Vitamin Angels (Progressive Grocer)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 11:04 AM

OCTOBER 31, 2006 -- BOULDER, Colo. – Natural and organic foods retailer Wild Oats Markets, Inc. said it plans to donate $65,500 to Vitamin Angels, a nonprofit organization that provides health education and nutritional supplements to medically underserved communities around the world. [News Source]

ASK THE DOC (Daily Record)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 3:54 AM

QWHAT is the best way to plan a healthy pregnancy? ATHERE are some things you should do. For instance, take folic acid tablets and eat a healthy diet, one that is rich in calcium, iron and vitamins. [News Source]

Vitamin injections ‘could be the cure’ (The Journal)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 3:17 AM

A family doctor - once feared to be a danger to his patients - claims many people with debilitating conditions like multiple sclerosis could simply need vitamin injections. [News Source]

ASKTHEDOC (Daily Record)
Tuesday October 31st 2006, 1:06 AM

Q WHAT is the best way to plan a healthy pregnancy? A THERE are some things you should do. For instance, take folic acid tablets and eat a healthy diet, one that is rich in calcium, iron and vitamins. [News Source]

A prescription that may extend life (International Herald Tribune)
Monday October 30th 2006, 11:51 PM

As a result of calorie restricion, Canto and primates like him seem poised to live very long, very vital lives. The approach, involving eating about 30 percent fewer calories than normal while still getting adequate amounts of vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, is the only strategy known to extend life consistently in a variety of animal species. [News Source]

Diabetics often suffer depression. Depressed people often get diabetes. Why?
Monday October 30th 2006, 4:00 PM

Because so many patients suffer both diabetes and depression, scientists are seeking common causes and investigating whether depression might predispose people to diabetes. [News Source]

Caisse invests in healthy market (CanadaIT.com)
Monday October 30th 2006, 1:20 PM

A$9-million investment from the country's largest institutional money manager is expected to be one of the next-to-final stages in the emergence of a new publicly listed Montreal-based company that develops and markets dietary supplements, vitamins, personal care products and natural health products. [News Source]

Study suggests vitamin D may help slow breast cancer (CNN.com)
Monday October 30th 2006, 10:16 AM

LONDON, England (Reuters) -- High levels of vitamin D may help slow the progression of breast cancer, researchers have suggested. [News Source]

Wild Oats Markets Donates $65,500 to Vitamin Angels (RedNova)
Monday October 30th 2006, 10:15 AM

BOULDER, Colo., Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Wild Oats Markets, Inc. [News Source]