Secret to longevity revealed

A landmark study of thousands of members of a retirement community in Southern California is revealing factors that may contribute to living longer.

Vitamins do not help prevent heart disease, cancer: Scientists

In a blow to the $28 billion US vitamin industry, a US task force has warned that vitamin E and beta-carotene supplements do not help prevent heart disease or cancer, instead they could do more harm than good.

Health benefits of Lingonberry: The new superfood

We all know berries are an amazing group of fruits. You all must have the good fortune of tasting berries like strawberries,cranberries,blackberries, blueberries and raspberries. There is a new berry on the block that science is seriously looking into. It is the lingonberry which has higher concentrations of plant polyphenols and confers even greater health benefits

Know the right quantity of nutrients required by body

It`s well known that iron, vitamins or carbohydrates are nutrients essential to keep our body fit. But be careful about the quantity, warns an expert.

Diet rich in vitamins and minerals boosts energy, enhances mood

A new study has found that vitamin and mineral supplements does not only enhance mental energy and well-being of healthy adults but also those prone to anxiety and depression.

US man claims his new formula can replace fast food as healthy option

A US man, who hasn`t eaten three solid meals a day in months, has claimed that he has created what he says is a formula that gives his body the exact amount of vitamins and minerals it needs to survive.

Top 5 foods that will help you stay healthy

Adding bulgur, chickpeas, kale, spaghetti squash and sunflower seeds can really expand a person`s daily diet without expanding their waistlines.

Adolescents consuming less iron, vitamins

Adolescence is the time when one needs to be particular about food consumption, especially intake of vitamins and minerals for a healthy life. But several studies have shown that adolescents` intake of important nutrients, as well as their performance in standard physical fitness tests, have fallen in recent years.

Do you have sore, dry eyes? Herbs and vitamins can help you!

Our eyes entail special precautions and the skin around the eyes requires extra care.

Hidden vitamin in beer and milk can help improve strength and shape

Beer may contain a vitamin, which can help fight obesity and improve muscle strength.

Vitamin turns into `gymnast’ inside our body

Scientists have captured first full image of vitamin B12 – which forms a part of our nutritious diet like all other vitamins and minerals - in action.

You can spice up meals with real vitamins, nutrients

You can now spice up meals with real nutrients, vitamins and antioxidants to derive direct health benefits, thanks to a new method.

Vitamins and supplements may shorten lifespan

People taking vitamins or supplements have greater chances of dying over a given period.

Nanoparticles in food, vitamins unhealthy for humans

Billions of engineered nanoparticles in foods and pharmaceuticals, which are ingested by humans daily, could be more detrimental to health than previously thought, a new study has warned.

Vitamins, fish rich diet cut Alzheimer`s risk

People taking diets high in several key vitamins or in health-boosting omega-3 fatty acids are less likely to develop the brain shrinkage.

Vitamins can help women get pregnant: study

Patients who took vitamin tablets during fertility treatment had babies compared to those not on supplements.

Worried about vitamin safety? Experts offer advice

Vitamins have long had a "health halo." Many people think they`re good for you and at worst might simply be unnecessary.



A multivit a day keeps the tablet away, but be sure it contains at least 200 Meg of folic acid.

`Women who take vitamins have fewer preemies`

Multivitamins taken regularly around the time women get pregnant appear to lower risk of going into labor prematurely.


A multivit a day keeps the tablet away, but be sure it contains at least 200 Meg of folic acid.