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European authority issues vitamin D recommendations

Acknowledging the possibility of deficiency, the European Food Safety Authority has issued recommendations for minimum levels of daily vitamin D. But is the new minimum still too low?

29 March, 2016

B-vitamin/omega-3 combo helps protect memory

Having higher levels of omega-3 fatty acids in your body could enhance the memory boosting effects of B vitamins.

21 March, 2016

Omega-3 supplements could help protect against breast cancer

For overweight women supplementing with the omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA may help keep breasts healthy and lower the risk of breast cancer.

16 March, 2016

Are we getting enough vitamin E from our food?

Many healthy foods are rich in vitamin E – but these days food may not be enough to give our bodies adequate supplies of this essential nutrient.

15 January, 2016

Omega-3s supportive in pancreatic cancer

Adding omega-3 fatty acids to anti-cancer medications may improve treatment response and quality of life for pancreatic cancer patients, according to a new study.

2 December, 2015

Overweight people may need more vitamin E

Obese people with metabolic syndrome may need a higher daily intake of vitamin E to stay healthy and help prevent disease.

11 November, 2015

Vitamin C as good as exercise for the heart?

Supplementing with vitamin C each day could be as effective as walking for improving heart health in obese people, a new study has found.

7 September, 2015

Magnesium supplement aids blood sugar control

Adequate daily magnesium can help normalise blood sugar levels and produce other health benefits in prediabetics, according to a new study.

4 September, 2015

Vitamin D protects ageing eyes

Adequate vitamin D can protect women’s eyes from age-related macular degeneration, but don’t be tempted to mega-dose as it adds no extra protection., say researchers.

2 September, 2015

Supplement use could save money for public health authorities

Improvements in health and quality of life from supplement use could also translate into real savings for public health authorities.

13 August, 2015