Orange sweet potato reduces diarrhoea in children

A study has found that orange sweet potato (OSP), rich in Vitamin A, reduces both the prevalence and duration of diarrhoea in young children.

Breast milk more nutritious in China than US

Babies in China are treated to more nutritious breast milk than those in Mexico or the US, suggests a new research.

Vitamin E, beta-carotene no help for heart disease, cancer

Vitamin E,Beta-carotene,Heart disease, cancer

Six health benefits of carrots

One of the world`s most healthiest foods is Carrot. Carrots are a great way to infuse good nutrition and flavor into your diet. With this power food, you get vitamin A and a host of other powerful health benefits.

Supplements may not guard against cancer, heart disease

There is little evidence that vitamin and mineral supplements protect people from cancer and heart problems, according to a new analysis.

Dietary supplements can elevate cancer risk: Study

Supplements such as beta-carotene, selenium and folic acid, quaffed at much higher levels than their recommended daily doses, are most likely to elevate the risk of developing a host of cancers, a study says.

Scientists uncover `dark side` of beta-carotene

Consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene, an antioxidant that imparts colour to carrots, sweet potatoes and certain greens, could be hazardous for health, says a study.

New method to save eyesight

A scientist duo has found a way to boost the nutritional value of corn—a feat that could reduce the number of children in developing countries who lose their eyesight, become ill or die each year because of vitamin A deficiencies.

New method to save eyesight

A scientist duo has found a way to boost the nutritional value of corn—a feat that could reduce the number of children in developing countries who lose their eyesight, become ill or die each year because of vitamin A deficiencies.