A study published last week in open access journal Nutrients provide further evidence that frequent use of multivitamins and mineral supplements decreases nutritional deficiencies.
Recently launched VMS brand Prime Fifty – which offers targeted supplements for the over 50s – has just kicked off its first national TV ad campaign on Sky.
In the largest study of its kind, an international team of experts led by Newcastle University, UK, has shown that organic food is up to 69% higher in a number of key antioxidants than conventionally-grown crops. Analysing 343 studies into the compositional differences between organic and conventional crops, the team found that a switch to […]
Researchers at the world famous Linus Pauling Institute claim many studies into the health benefits of vitamin C have produced flawed results due to incorrect research methods. The researchers say research into vitamin C requires different practices from those used to study other vitamins and minerals and often lack a full appreciation of the redox […]
A new study by US scientists provides one of the clearest cut examples yet of the nutritional benefits of organic food over conventional, reports the New York Times. Researchers from Washington State University’s Center for Sustaining Agriculture and Natural Resources recently analysed organic whole milk, comparing it with conventional. They found that the organic milk […]
A new report* from researchers at Edinburgh University have found that the healthiest children are those who eat the same food as their parents. They also warn that the trend towards children’s ready-meals is leaving some children deficient in key nutrients. Dr Valeria Skafida and her team at the Centre for Population health Sciences at […]