Vitamin A

Amazing health benefits of Watermelon

In this hot summer season, there is nothing better than juicy and thirst quenching red slices of watermelon. It is not only delicious but also very nutritious.

Jun 04, 2014, 18:55 PM IST

Vitamin A boosts immune system to combat tuberculosis

Researchers investigating the role of nutrients in helping the immune system fight against major infections have found that vitamin A may play an important role combating drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB).

Feb 26, 2014, 10:14 AM IST

Vitamin A rich diet essential for proper lung formation

In a significant breakthrough, the short-term deficit of vitamin A while the lungs are being formed in the baby during pregnancy has been linked to asthma later in life.

Feb 13, 2014, 18:38 PM IST

Vitamin A deficiency may up risk of childhood illnesses

School-age kids who do not get enough vitamin A are more likely to get sick with gastrointestinal and respiratory illnesses, a new study has found.

Feb 08, 2014, 15:01 PM IST

Top 5 health benefits of tomatoes

Tomatoes are an implausibly versatile food.

Jan 25, 2014, 17:48 PM IST

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.

Dec 01, 2013, 23:08 PM IST

Top 7 health benefits of tomato

Tomatoes are an incredibly versatile food. They are often considered as a vegetable, though ideally they are a citrus fruit.

Apr 20, 2013, 01:01 AM IST

Carrots can help combat prostate cancer

Foods rich in vitamin A such as carrots could be the key to beating prostate cancer in men because it makes the disease far more treatable, a new study has found.

Apr 17, 2013, 18:01 PM IST

Vitamin A intake could cure cancer: Study

Intake of vitamin A in diet could help treat several forms of cancer due to its ability to control the malignant cells, a new study has found.

Sep 09, 2012, 14:55 PM IST

Carrots good for eyesight `not a myth`

Carrots, which are packed with vitamin A, have many health benefits, researchers say.

Aug 25, 2012, 16:12 PM IST

`Browning` white fat may be new candidate for treating obesity

By manipulating the metabolic pathways in the body responsible for converting vitamin A, retinol, into retinoic acid, a team of researchers have discovered a way to turn foe to friend by essentially making white fat take on characteristics of brown fat.

May 07, 2012, 15:44 PM IST

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.

May 03, 2012, 12:37 PM IST

Vitamin A supplements can save lives

Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that must be obtained through diet.

Aug 27, 2011, 15:46 PM IST

Vitamin A supplements can save lives

Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that must be obtained through diet.

Aug 27, 2011, 15:46 PM IST

Vitamin A can beat pancreatic cancer

Raising levels of Vitamin A in healthy cells around the cancerous ones can help inhibit cancer growth.

Jul 11, 2011, 16:27 PM IST

Vitamin A can beat pancreatic cancer

Raising levels of Vitamin A in healthy cells around the cancerous ones can help inhibit cancer growth.

Jul 11, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Vitamin A plays key role in the human body

Scientists have found that Vitamin A may play a more direct role than was previously known.

Mar 18, 2011, 14:02 PM IST

Vitamin A plays key role in the human body

Scientists have found that Vitamin A may play a more direct role than was previously known.

Mar 18, 2011, 00:00 AM IST

Need to re-look Vitamin A supplement programme

Scientists and nutrition experts have sought a review of the Vitamin A supplementation programme.

Dec 28, 2010, 00:23 AM IST

Need to re-look Vitamin A supplement programme

Scientists and nutrition experts have sought a review of the Vitamin A supplementation programme.

Dec 28, 2010, 00:00 AM IST