Vitamins

Even in Wealthy Nations, Malnutrition Is a Serious Public Health Problem

Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer | Posted 30.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer

Malnutrition happens in wealthy countries in part because access to nutritious food depends on income. There are proven policies governments can embrace to eliminate nutrition inequities, improve health and increase prosperity. Food fortification is one such policy.

Supplements- Do We REALLY Need Them?

Romy Grace | Posted 28.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Romy Grace

If you are trying to support your body in reaching your optimum level of health, always start with a clean diet. There is no amount of supplement out there that can compensate for poor eating habits. Vitamins work best when they are taken with other nutrients in foods, to help release the maximum effect.

How A Vitamin D Deficiency Can Double The Risk Of This Mental Health Condition

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People who suffer from Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as those who have sufficient levels of the vitamin,...

How To Tell If You're Not Getting Enough Vitamin D

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us will have a vague idea that sitting outside gives us a boost of vitamin D - but how much do you really know about the sunshine vitamin and ...

How Can Vitamin D Reduce Blood Pressure?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Vitamins have received a lot of flak in the press, after experts said they were a waste of money, may be harmful and didn't work. However a new study ...

The Two Vitamins That Could Unlock Healthy Aging

Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer | Posted 25.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer

We're living longer. In just the last two decades, average life expectancy has risen by four years. But living longer doesn't necessarily mean living healthier: half of these extra years of life are marred by pain and trips to the doctor due to chronic conditions like diabetes, cancer, joint pain, asthma, osteoporosis, stroke and heart disease...

Poorna Bell

Why Kale Is Currently King (Of Leafy Vegetables)

HuffingtonPost.com | Poorna Bell | Posted 06.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Kale may have gotten slightly too cool for its own boots - you know you've made it in the world when people start naming their babies after you - but ...

Do You Know How Important Vitamin D Is For Your Kid?

PA | Posted 12.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

With children prone to fussy eating, getting goodness into your kids can be a tough job for parents. Encouraging your children to eat fruit and ve...

Ribena: Unsurprisingly Not Vitamin-Packed

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Ribena Plus, which touts the benefits of vitamin A and C, has been banned from doing so after the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) found the bran...

Are We Ready to 'Steam It Up'?

Dr Mark Esposito | Posted 16.05.2014 | UK
Dr Mark Esposito

Steam, as a natural element, provides a daily supplementation and mood boosters in a natural and fun way. In an age where "healthy is king", the value chain of this company has the potential to ice-break the market and add a new significant element, to the wellbeing/well-living industry, which counts for billions, just in the US.

Why Vitamin C And E May Be Bad For Your Exercise Routine

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.02.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Vitamins are getting yet another bashing in the news, after two of the most popular vitamin pills - C and E - have been shown to blunt the metabolic r...

Vitamin Supplements A 'Waste Of Money', Say Experts

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.12.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Vitamin supplements nearly always have no health benefits, are a waste of money and could even be harmful, a group of scientists said in a damning ind...

Vitamin B12 In The Blood May Indicate Risk Of Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 19.11.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Higher than normal amounts of vitamin B12 in the blood may indicate an increased risk of cancer, research has shown. Scientists who studied the rec...

Battle First Date Anxiety With Vitamins and Supplements?

Liz Marie | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Liz Marie

Dating, and in particular a first date (let's not even begin on blind dates), can be a pretty terrifying experience and can shred the nerves of even the steeliest amongst us. Sweaty palms, twitching legs, the sudden inability to form a coherent sentence; and that's when it's going well!

Sushi Goodness

Louisa Daniels | Posted 09.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Louisa Daniels

Sushi really is a tasty way to get some vitamins and minerals, and, as part of a balanced diet, it could help us to stay in shape, not to mention around for a little longer.

Vitamin D - It's the Sunshine Vitamin

Rob Blakeman | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Vitamin D sufficiency, along with diet and exercise, has emerged as one of the most important deficiency disease preventive factors in human health. Literally hundreds of studies now link vitamin D deficiency with significantly higher rates of many forms of cancer‚ as well as heart disease‚ osteoporosis‚ multiple sclerosis and many other conditions and diseases.

Drugs in Sport, Part II: Why Do We Care?

Marek Doyle | Posted 09.06.2013 | UK Sport
Marek Doyle

I play devil's advocate here only to drive home the point: we need biological manipulation to make sport a spectacle. In fact, I will rephrase that: sport IS biological manipulation. The more pertinent question is to what extent is biological manipulation fair? And can we justify accepting certain forms but not others?

Bringing the 'Sunshine Vitamin' Out of the Shadows

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Stephan B. Tanda

This week marked a very important event in what is a very important year for vitamins - the 100th anniversary of their discovery.

Doctrine of Signatures - Vegetables That Look Like the Parts They Heal

Laura Knowles | Posted 24.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

Not only do vegetables look like our bits they can heal them too. Okay hear me out. This is something I have discovered this week thanks to the Wellne...

Everything You Need to Know About the Sunshine Vitamin

Alison Clark | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Clark

What is all the fuss about vitamin D? If you haven't read a magazine article on vitamin D recently; where have you been? There is so much interest in this magical vitamin, you would think it's the next big thing - well in the nutrition world it is!

'Harmless' Dietary Supplements Could Promote Cancer

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Millions of people who take dietary supplements to ward off cancer may be toying with a "two-edged sword" that might do them harm, experts have warned...

Indie Hip-Hop Tour Essentials

MC Lars | Posted 18.02.2012 | UK Entertainment
MC Lars

The past five months of my life have been spent living in a tour bus, van and hotel rooms across the world. Touring is an essential part of the business model for today's indie artists. Here are some tips and tricks I've picked up what to have with you on your journey.

Have Scientists Finally Found A Cure For The Common Cold?

lifestyle.aol.co.uk | Posted 26.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle

Forget the cold and flu tablets, new research, reported in the Open Respiratory Medicine Journal, has found that a natural supplement could be the ans...

Great Health is Your Most Important Asset

Kelly Hoppen | Posted 03.09.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Kelly Hoppen

When we go through tough times in our lives often friends or family will say "Well at least you have you're health". As individuals we often only think about our health when we're poorly; ruing the day we took it for granted as we try and get back to a place of balance and wellbeing.