Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Diet Coke fizzes with vitamins (Channel 4)
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 8:37 PM

A Coca-Cola drink boosted with vitamins is set to launch in the UK, the soft drinks giant said. Called Diet Coke Plus, it will apparently help the brand's female fan base "keep up with today's hectic lifestyle". [News Source]

Vitamins with added fizz (The Scotsman)
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 8:06 PM

A FIZZY drink boosted with vitamins is set to launch in the UK. [News Source]

Beauty jury: Pro-retinol products (Times Online)
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 4:19 PM

What does it do? Pro-retinol stems from a group of medicines called retinoids. The active retinoid is called retinol, or vitamin A. It sends a message to cells telling them to start producing more uniformally and rapidly. [News Source]

The Asia Connection (
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 3:15 PM

She beats Eddie Garcia by 11 — tablets, that is. While the country’s probably most durable actor (suspected to be into his early 80s) takes as many as 19 vitamins and minerals, Asia Agcaoili downs 30 everyday. [News Source]

Vitamins are only backup for gaining nutrients from eating food (
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 3:15 PM

We all know popping that morning multivitamin isn't as healthy as washing down a slice of whole-grain toast with all-natural wheatgrass. Clinical studies now are finding multivitamin supplements also don't do as much to prevent chronic disease as researchers once thought. [News Source]

Energy diet offers local families help to take sting out of summer sizzle.
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 12:00 PM

How much energy can a Waco family save if they really try? [News Source]

Salt levels rise, forcing utility to notify customers.
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 12:00 PM

Salt spread on roads during winter storms has seeped into North Jersey's tap water. [News Source]

Study links mother’s diet to child’s vulnerability for disease.
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 12:00 PM

What a pregnant mother eats may make her child more vulnerable for diseases later on in life. [News Source]

Drinking Your Vitamin Essentials, Helpful Or Harmful? (ABC News 4 Charleston)
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 11:15 AM

Charleston, SC - It's flying off store shelves faster than it can be re-stocked and many of you are letting it re-fill your daily water intake. We're talking about vitamin and fruit flavored waters. [News Source]

The ABC’s of vitamins (Home News Tribune)
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 10:39 AM

Are vitamins a sound investment in your health? Or are they a waste of money or potentially hazardous? [News Source]

NPPA revises price of chlorpropamide, vitamin C (PharmaBiz)
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 7:42 AM

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has revised price of chlorpropamide and vitamin C to be effective within 15 days from July 27, 2007. [News Source]

Got Gazpacho? (The Morning Call)
Tuesday July 31st 2007, 6:25 AM

Vitamin C has long been studied as an antioxidant and health booster. A new vitamin C study has been made at Tufts University in Boston, which has volunteers eat vegetable soup (gazpacho) rich in tomatoes, twice daily. Researchers saw after 7 days a significant decrease in oxidative stress blood compounds, as well as inflammation, compared to blood samples taken before the test. Other decreases ... [News Source]