Diet of 90% children could be deficient in essential nutrients, warns study

Diet of 90% children could be deficient in essential nutrients, warns study

The study found that around nine out of every 10 children could be at risk of inadequate micronutrient intake, with almost 70 per cent at risk of having insufficient intake of four or more micronutrients.

May 05, 2017, 00:25 AM IST

Folinic acid may help autistic kids improve skills

The study identified a specific blood marker that can be used to predict which patients have the best chance to respond to the treatment.

Oct 19, 2016, 15:52 PM IST

Why rice is good for your health

Researchers have shown that consumers can improve their diets simply by enjoying white or brown rice as part of their daily meals.

Apr 16, 2014, 11:49 AM IST

Take folic acid before pregnancy to help prevent birth defects

A new study suggests that women who are trying to get pregnant are not consuming enough folic acid supplements to protect their unborn child from birth defects.

Feb 20, 2014, 16:58 PM IST

Top 5 health benefits of folic acid (Vitamin B Complex)

Folic acid is basically a member of the Vitamin B family. It has immense health benefits and plays a vital role in DNA synthesis, repairing of skin cells, maintaining healthy skin and memory and what not.

Jan 24, 2014, 15:31 PM IST

Low Vitamin B-12 levels up risk of bone fractures in older men

According to a latest study, older men with low levels vitamin B12 are at a high risk of having bone fractures.

Dec 27, 2013, 07:22 AM IST

Vitamin B may help migraine sufferers

A team of Queensland researchers is close to developing a new treatment for severe headaches, which consists of vitamin B and folate supplements.

Jan 19, 2013, 14:57 PM IST

Folic acid halves brain tumour risk

Folic acid supplements taken by expectant mothers can reduce the risk of their babies developing a brain tumour during childhood by almost half

Oct 25, 2012, 10:05 AM IST