Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Change in Seasons: Ideal Time to Review Healthy Aging Habits (redOrbit)
Monday August 31st 2009, 11:20 PM

TORRANCE, Calif., Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- As summer winds down, school schedules may not be top-of-mind for empty-nesters. [News Source]

After Man Loses His Memory, He and His Wife Learn About Rare Instance of Amnesia (Washington Post)
Monday August 31st 2009, 8:59 PM

What Carol remembers: I didn't think much of it when, one Thursday a few months ago, my husband asked me where he kept his vitamins. [News Source]

HyVee Health Tip: Packing Your Kids a Healthy Lunch (KSFY Sioux Falls)
Monday August 31st 2009, 8:02 PM

It's easy to throw some things in a bag and call it a lunch but here are some tips on what to pack and how to pack them to ensure your kids are getting the energy and vitamins they need to keep them alert and finish the school day strong. [News Source]

Are scare stories bad for our health? (Independent)
Monday August 31st 2009, 7:23 PM

Are you a cowering, diet- obsessed wreck, meticulously measuring your carbs and counting out individual salt granules on to your plate? Headlines like "Fat Britain: tackling the obesity epidemic", and "Food additives murdered my horse" (OK, we made the second one up) can't help to steady your stress levels. [News Source]

Fighting the flu (Logan Herald-Observer & Woodbine Twiner)
Monday August 31st 2009, 4:16 PM

As we say good-bye to summer and hello to the fall colors and cool nights, we must also prepare ourselves to fight the flu this season. Clean hands, covering your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough, a nutritious diet with plenty of immunity-building Vitamin C, getting enough sleep and exercise all play an important role in staying healthy, but as the expert in flu prevention, the Visiting ... [News Source]

MARVEL MILESTONES – A Company Timeline (Newsarama.com via Yahoo! News)
Monday August 31st 2009, 3:21 PM

Today's announced acquisition of Marvel Entertainment by Disney is just the latest chapter on the company's more than 70 year history. John Jackson Miller from The Comics Chronicles timelines the most important chapters... [News Source]

Asparagus May Ease Hangover (MedicineNet.com)
Monday August 31st 2009, 1:22 PM

Title: Asparagus May Ease Hangover Category: Health News Created: 8/28/2009 12:10:00 PM Last Editorial Review: 8/31/2009 [News Source]

High caffeine intake can lead to arrhythmias (PhysOrg)
Monday August 31st 2009, 11:19 AM

Coffee is routinely consumed in countries within the Mediterranean basin. Coffee, an infusion of ground, roasted coffee beans, is the most widely consumed behaviourally active substance in the world. It contains several hundred different substances including, antioxidants, carbohydrates, lipids, vitamins, minerals, phenolic compounds and alkaloids. Nevertheless, the effects of coffee on the ... [News Source]

Fighting the flu (Logan Herald-Observer & Woodbine Twiner)
Monday August 31st 2009, 10:04 AM

As we say good-bye to summer and hello to the fall colors and cool nights, we must also prepare ourselves to fight the flu this season. Clean hands, covering your nose and mouth when you sneeze or cough, a nutritious diet with plenty of immunity-building Vitamin C, getting enough sleep and exercise all play an important role in staying healthy, but as the expert in flu prevention, the Visiting ... [News Source]

Monday manifesto: Food security matters but worry about food safety, says Cargill.
Monday August 31st 2009, 10:00 AM

Paul Conway, a senior vice-president and board director of Cargill, wants us to think about producing more food in Britain and has launched a consultation: is our food supply adequate, is it sustainable and kind to the environment and do we waste too much food? [News Source]

Booming middle-class diet may stress Asia’s water needs.
Monday August 31st 2009, 10:00 AM

The beefed-up diets of Asia's expanding middle class could lead to chronic food shortages for the water-stressed region, scientists said at a global water conference in Sweden last week. [News Source]

Drug drop-off nets 101 lbs. of meds (Boone News Republican)
Monday August 31st 2009, 9:19 AM

A drug drop-off program held at several different locations in Boone County helped residents dispose of a large amount of unwanted medication and vitamin supplements. [News Source]