Vitamins

 Calcium, vitamin D supplements may not reduce fracture risk, claims study

Calcium, vitamin D supplements may not reduce fracture risk, claims study

Previous studies have come to mixed conclusions about an association between supplements and fracture risk, researchers said.

Jan 01, 2018, 17:53 PM IST
Too many vitamin supplements may lead to this unwanted side effect

Too many vitamin supplements may lead to this unwanted side effect

According to experts, pills could irritate oesophagus, or allow some stomach acid to creep back up oesophagus when it enters stomach.

Dec 15, 2017, 17:36 PM IST
A single serving of rice bran may provide essential nutrition!

A single serving of rice bran may provide essential nutrition!

Researchers have found one serving of rice brain can also provide more than half of a person's daily requirements of important vitamins such as thiamine, niacin and vitamin B6, and help tackle nutrition shortages -- a major global health concern.

Jun 02, 2017, 23:27 PM IST
Vitamin D: Why it's so essential, what happens when you don't get enough of it?

Vitamin D: Why it's so essential, what happens when you don't get enough of it?

Vitamin D, also known as the sunshine vitamin, is an essential nutrient that helps maintain strong bones, teeth and keep the muscles healthy.

Apr 11, 2017, 15:30 PM IST
Scottish government to distribute free vitamins to every mum-to-be

Scottish government to distribute free vitamins to every mum-to-be

Health officials in Scotland have also launched a country-wide survey into maternal and infant nutrition.

Apr 01, 2017, 10:46 AM IST
Ditch pills, opt for healthy food for essential nutrients

Ditch pills, opt for healthy food for essential nutrients

The best way to have a healthy body is to drop the consumption of pills and medicines as substitutes for vegetables and include food which is packed with vitamins, minerals, and essential nutrients.

Dec 19, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

Vitamin treatment unlocks door to stem cell therapies

Ordinary adult cells, such as those in the skin or blood, could be artificially coerced in a culture dish to resemble embryos only a few days old, said study co-author Tim Hore of the University of Otago.

Oct 14, 2016, 10:45 AM IST

Five surprising health benefits of jaggery – From constipation to weight loss!

Jaggery, which acts as diuretic, can help stimulate bowel movements, thereby providing relief from constipation.

Sep 05, 2016, 10:11 AM IST

Vitamin deficiencies may up migraines

The findings revealed that a high percentage of children, teens and young adults with migraines had mild deficiencies in vitamin D, riboflavin and coenzyme Q10 -- a vitamin-like substance.

Jun 13, 2016, 15:47 PM IST

Dietary supplements can prevent Alzheimer's: Study

Do you think a dietary supplement can help prevent neurological diseases like Alzheimer's and Parkinson's?

Jun 04, 2016, 12:28 PM IST

Know why grapefruit is good for health!

Grapefruit is often considered good for health as the fruit is packed with many nutrients and Viatmins.

Apr 26, 2016, 14:16 PM IST

Top five health benefits of green chilies!

Zee Media Bureau

Mar 11, 2016, 09:33 AM IST

Top five reasons why you should eat Taro root (Arbi)

Have you ever eaten this delicious food – Taro root, also known as arbi in Hindi? If not, you should start including this nutty vegetable into your diet to enjoy the rich nutrients of this wonderful gift of nature. 

Sep 17, 2015, 09:58 AM IST

How vitamin E helps you build strong muscles

Body builders have known for over eight decades that a diet rich in vitamin can help build strong muscles, but scientists have only now figured out one important way the vitamin works.

May 20, 2015, 10:51 AM IST

Excessive intake of vitamins can lead to cancer

A new research has examined that excess use of vitamins and dietary supplements can increase the risk of cancer.

Apr 21, 2015, 12:13 PM IST
Top 5 salads to welcome summers with!

Top 5 salads to welcome summers with!

Summers are hot and exhausting, nonetheless it is the favourite season of many. Be it for the bright and vibrant colours, flavours, clothes or food to top it all.

Apr 17, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

Sweet potato leaves are a rich source of vitamins

Zee Media Bureau

Jan 15, 2015, 13:31 PM IST
Pitbull's slogan for 2015 is 'make history'

Pitbull's slogan for 2015 is 'make history'

 Pitbull has recently revealed that his goal and slogan for 2015 is "make history."

Jan 03, 2015, 19:07 PM IST

Imbibe real-beauty with vitamins

Bharti Taneja

Nov 24, 2014, 12:59 PM IST

How obesity triggers auto-immune diseases

A new study points to the major role obesity plays in triggering and prolonging auto-immune diseases.

Nov 11, 2014, 16:00 PM IST

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