Latest News on Vitamins and Health

Vitamin C intake should increase
Tuesday July 31st 2012, 11:52 PM

By: Michael MendesLinus Pauling Institute director leads study on increasing RDA for vitamin C An article in the scientific journal Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition has analyzed a set of studies and concluded that the recommended dietary allowance for vitamin C should be increased from 90 milligrams to 200 milligrams, and that t... [News Source]

Summer anglers reminded to consult revised state guidelines before eating fish.
Tuesday July 31st 2012, 10:00 AM

The guidelines are designed to help people limit their exposure to safe levels for contaminants like PCBs, perfluorochemicals, and mercury. [News Source]

Sunrich Naturals’ SoL™ Soars into Giant Eagle Supermarkets
Tuesday July 31st 2012, 4:19 AM

Over 130 stores have begun stocking SoL Sunflower Beverage in their nondairy beverage aislesHope, MN (PRWEB) July 31, 2012 Sunrich Naturals® today announced that SoL, the brand’s delicious non-dairy beverage made from Vitamin E and antioxidant-rich sunflower kernels, may now be found in Giant Eagle supermarkets throughout western Pennsylvania, Ohio, north central West Virginia, and Maryland ... [News Source]

Drug boosts body's receptivity to Vitamin D
Tuesday July 31st 2012, 1:45 AM

Sydney, July 31 (IANS) Patients taking interferon-beta, a drug for multiple sclerosis (MS), received almost three times as much vitamin D from sun exposure than those not taking the treatment, say new findings. [News Source]

Live Wire: Sunscreen can block some vitamin D, but stick with it
Tuesday July 31st 2012, 12:05 AM

Q: Does sunscreen prevent the development of vitamin D that we hear is so vital to us? - F.D., Autryville [News Source]

Colin Farrell: Vitamins keep me healthy
Monday July 30th 2012, 8:30 PM

Colin Farrell has revealed the fitness regime he followed to get in shape for his big screen roles. [News Source]

Colin Farrell: Vitamins keep me healthy
Monday July 30th 2012, 8:30 PM

Colin Farrell has revealed the fitness regime he followed to get in shape for his big screen roles. [News Source]

Healthy Chocolate? Local spin
Monday July 30th 2012, 8:02 PM

Chocolate has recently been claimed as a ‘health food’ in Europe. New Zealand based business Kapow has taken hold of this and released a dark chocolate vitamin C tablet. [News Source]

Sales of new veggie vitamin D3 are ‘brisk', claims Global Health Trax
Monday July 30th 2012, 11:00 AM

California-based GHT introduced the products in early March following a tie up with UK-based ESB Developments Ltd, which supplies GHT with Vitashine, described as the “ world’s only known source of Vitamin D3 manufactured without animal products”. [News Source]

Caroline closer to fracking ban.
Monday July 30th 2012, 10:00 AM

Gas drilling could soon be banned outright in the Town of Caroline as only a public comment period and town board vote stands in the way of a bill outlawing the contentious practice within the town’s limits. [News Source]

Anti-nuclear protesters surround the Diet in candle-lit protest.
Monday July 30th 2012, 10:00 AM

Thousands of anti-nuclear protesters almost encircled the Diet building in Tokyo on July 29 in the latest of more than four months of demonstrations against the reopening of nuclear plants following the Fukushima nuclear disaster. [News Source]

Antinuke demonstrators form human chain around Diet building.
Monday July 30th 2012, 10:00 AM

Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of people including ordinary citizens and antinuclear activists gathered in Tokyo Sunday afternoon to form a human chain around the Diet building, calling for the abolition of nuclear power plants and putting more pressure on the Cabinet of Prime Minister Yoshihiko Noda. [News Source]