Latest News on Vitamins and Health

People love chickens that are "vegetarian fed." Here’s why that’s bad for the birds.
Thursday April 30th 2015, 10:00 AM

Chickens are omnivores, and they need proteins not found in vegetarian sources. [News Source]

Tyson cuts antibiotics in chickens, are hogs next?
Wednesday April 29th 2015, 10:00 AM

Tyson Foods has announced plans to dial back the use of antibiotics in raising chickens. Next, Tyson says, it wants to cut back on antibiotics used on pigs and cattle. [News Source]

Kids of severely obese moms have higher risk of ADHD.
Wednesday April 29th 2015, 10:00 AM

Six-year-olds whose mothers were severely obese before pregnancy are more likely to have developmental or emotional problems than kids of healthy-weight moms, according to a new study. [News Source]

Talc-ovarian cancer link sparks growing legal battle.
Wednesday April 29th 2015, 10:00 AM

Talc powder might be a cause ovarian cancer - who knew? It turned out that some people did. [News Source]

Seaweed’s superpowers may include fighting ocean acidification.
Tuesday April 28th 2015, 10:00 AM

Kelp, according to its growing fan base, could also prove potent in protecting the health of oceans - and us. [News Source]

Rare cannibal iguana caught snacking on a juicy juvenile.
Tuesday April 28th 2015, 10:00 AM

Reptiles don't usually tuck into their own kind, but harsh environmental conditions may have pushed this adult iguana to its limits. [News Source]

Tyson Foods plans to cut human antibiotics in US chicken flocks by 2017.
Tuesday April 28th 2015, 10:00 AM

Tyson Foods Inc, the largest U.S. poultry producer, plans to eliminate the use of human antibiotics in its chicken flocks by September 2017 - one of the most aggressive timelines yet set by an American poultry company. [News Source]

The ills of modern life spread easily across borders.
Tuesday April 28th 2015, 10:00 AM

Forty years after the fall of Saigon, Vietnam reports high rates of malnutrition and other health woes. [News Source]

Does artificial food coloring contribute to ADHD in children?
Monday April 27th 2015, 10:00 AM

The FDA maintains dyes are safe, but some studies have linked them to hyperactivity in children. [News Source]

Pepsi is ditching one fake sweetener, but what about the rest?
Monday April 27th 2015, 10:00 AM

A slew of studies have shown that faux sugars may actually contribute to the very diet-related maladies they're marketed to protect us from—type 2 diabetes, hypertension, metabolic syndrome, strokes, and heart attacks. [News Source]

Farmers who switch to organic face strict rules, costs, red tape.
Monday April 27th 2015, 10:00 AM

Despite the challenges of going organic - the transition time, the added costs, the longer maturing time - more farmers are making the switch. [News Source]

Jeb Bush adopts a surprising style in eco-friendly Miami Beach.
Monday April 27th 2015, 10:00 AM

In his inaugural gathering of major donors for a widely expected presidential run, Jeb Bush displayed an unconventional approach that busted many Republican stereotypes. [News Source]