Vitamin C supplements may improve lung function in newborns of smoking women

Researchers have suggested that supplemental vitamin C taken by pregnant smokers improved measures of lung function for newborns and decreased the incidence of wheezing for infants through 1 year.


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Top 5 health benefits of lemon

Lemon is a rich source of Vitamin C, flavonoids and antioxidants. From Indian cuisines to Italian, lemons are used for culinary and medicinal purpose. You can have it in salads, in poha, in lemon juices and what not.

Vitamin C linked with reduced stroke risk

According to a study, the risk of the most common type of hemorrhagic stroke can considerably get reduced by the intake of foods which contain vitamin C.

Vitamin C can help fight cancer, says study

High doses of Vitamin C can help boost the ability of the chemotherapy process to kill cancer cells, says a new research.

Vitamin C, E supplements may blunt endurance training

An alarming study suggests that high doses of vitamin C and E supplements may blunt the improvement of muscular endurance by disrupting cellular adaptions in exercised muscles.

Three reasons why you should eat kiwi fruit

Other than its exoctic taste, kiwi fruit contains numerous phytonutrients and well known vitamins and minerals that promote your health.

Avoid bad breath with these five foods

Except some people who have medical conditions like dry mouth, oral infections or halitosis caused by diseases like cancer, most of us can avoid bad breath with proper oral hygiene.

Winter special: 5 fruits you must have to boost immunity

Fruits are packed with the necessary vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that help fight infections and boost immunity to fight against diseases.

Eat right and light to beat winter gloom

Is the winter cold taking away sunshine and happiness from your life? Indulge in Vitamin C rich food items and eat light.

Five reasons why you should eat oranges

A rich source of Vitamin C and packed with antioxidants, flavonoids and dietary fibre oranges are said to have anti-inflammatory, anti-tumour and anti-oxidant properties.

Eating citrus fruits helps prevent formation of kidney cysts

A component of grapefruit and other citrus fruits like naringenin, blocks the formation of kidney cysts, a new study has revealed.

Three superfoods that`s bound to keep you healthy this autumn

Pumpkins are rich in beta-carotene which turns into vitamin A, also known as the vision vitamin.

Eat kiwifruit to ward off fatigue, depression

Researchers found people who ate two kiwifruit daily had significantly less fatigue and depression than those who consumed half a kiwifruit daily.

Eating raspberries can enhance fertility

A new study has claimed that eating raspberries could potentially enhance fertility in both men and women.

Five simple ways to battle flight woes

Simple precautions like intake of water and Vitamin C can help people overcome air sickness during long haul flights.

Drink, apply citrus fruits for natural glow

Bright coloured citrus fruits like orange, lemon and lime can make your skin glow.

Potatoes may be one of the best superfoods

A new study shows that potatoes are one of the best nutritional values in the produce aisle, providing one of the better nutritional values per penny than most other raw vegetables and delivering one of the most affordable source of potassium of the more frequently consumed vegetables, second only to beans.

Vitamin C can kill drug-resistant TB bacteria: Study

In a breakthrough discovery, scientists have found that vitamin C can be used to effectively kill off the bacterium M. Tuberculosis.

Reduced vitamin C intake may affect muscle functioning

A decrease in vitamin C levels in muscles could impact their functioning, scientists say.