Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Irritating, worn-out words of ’06 banned (AP via Yahoo! News)
Sunday December 31st 2006, 8:53 PM

If the media's habit of combining celebrity names didn't cause word watchers enough heartburn in 2006, the past year had plenty of other words and phrases that language purists wish had "gone missing." [News Source]

Irritating, worn-out words of ’06 banned (AP via Yahoo! News)
Sunday December 31st 2006, 6:54 PM

If the media's habit of combining celebrity names didn't cause word watchers enough heartburn in 2006, the past year had plenty of other words and phrases that language purists wish had "gone missing." [News Source]

From Appliances to Hi-Health: SUCCESS STORY (RedNova)
Sunday December 31st 2006, 6:14 PM

By Tony Natale, The Tribune, Mesa, Ariz. Dec. 31--Simon Chalpin, 75, never took a vitamin in his life before he started his first Hi-Health food supplement chain of stores in the Valley 35 years ago. Today, Chalpin takes 20 vitamins a day. He works out in a gym regularly. [News Source]

2006 diet news: hold the trans-fats (AP via Yahoo! News)
Sunday December 31st 2006, 2:10 PM

Order from a menu of vegetables, fish, wine and chocolate, but hold the trans fats and sugary sodas. That might best sum up the diet headlines of 2006. [News Source]

Government can make call to tackle obesity.
Sunday December 31st 2006, 12:00 PM

It's high time for government to use its powers of persuasion — and coercion — to confront the obesity crisis and its impact on public health. [News Source]

Health through hunger?
Sunday December 31st 2006, 12:00 PM

Lab animals ranging from mice to monkeys who get 30 percent fewer calories have been found to live longer and healthier lives. Some experts think the same phenomenon could hold for people. [News Source]

More tips on ‘greening’ your life.
Sunday December 31st 2006, 12:00 PM

People's lifestyles impact the environment in a variety of ways. Together, we do a lot of damage. But our power as consumers also means we can do better. [News Source]

The Risk Of Multiple Sclerosis May Be Decreased By High Levels Of Vitamin D In The Body (Medical News Today)
Sunday December 31st 2006, 11:14 AM

The possibility that vitamin D could help protect people from developing multiple sclerosis (MS) has been posited by researchers in recent decades, but evidence to support that link has been scant. [click link for full article] [News Source]

From appliances to Hi-Health (East Valley Tribune)
Sunday December 31st 2006, 10:04 AM

Simon Chalpin, 75, never took a vitamin in his life before he started his first Hi-Health food supplement chain of stores in the Valley 35 years ago. Today, Chalpin takes 20 vitamins a day. He works out in a gym regularly. [News Source]

Variable factors determine ‘safe’ contaminant levels.
Sunday December 31st 2006, 8:00 AM

A new study by CDC scientists has put California on the defense for its reliance on an older, smaller-scale study on how much perchlorate is safe to drink. [News Source]

Many young Indians are fat; More are famished.
Sunday December 31st 2006, 8:00 AM

New research finds that India's share of malnourished children remains among the worst in the world. Public health officials also confront what they call alarming levels of childhood obesity. [News Source]

Quick facial fixes (San Jose Mercury News)
Sunday December 31st 2006, 6:11 AM

You've gorged on sweets, piled on the make-up, toasted with bubbly and partied till dawn. Sure, the holidays can be oodles of indulgent fun. But the aftermath can mean unhappy, unhealthy, stressed-out skin. [News Source]