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  • How Taking Vitamins C and E Together Enhances Its Benefits

    How Taking Vitamins C and E Together Enhances Its Benefits

           When it comes to skin care, vitamins C and E have received quite a bit of attention as a glowing pair.And, the compliments make sense: if you don’t use them together, you might miss out on some excess gains.        Vitamins C and E have their own impressive résumés: These two vitamin...
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  • FDA Warns Companies on Adulterated Dietary Supplements

    FDA Warns Companies on Adulterated Dietary Supplements

    On May 9th, 2022, FDA’s original announcement listed Glanbia Performance Nutrition (Manufacturing) Inc. among the companies that received warning letters. In an updated announcement posted on May 10, 2022, Glanbia was removed from FDA’s announcement and is no longer listed among the companies rec...
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  • Impact of antimicrobial stewardship programs on antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance in four Colombian healthcare facilities

    Impact of antimicrobial stewardship programs on antibiotic consumption and antimicrobial resistance in four Colombian healthcare facilities

    Antimicrobial Stewardship Programs (ASPs) have become an essential pillar for optimizing antimicrobial use, improving patient care, and reducing antimicrobial resistance (AMR).Here, we assessed the impact of ASP on antimicrobial consumption and AMR in Colombia. We designed a retrospective observa...
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  • 10 Signs of B12 Vitamin Deficiency and How to Cope

    10 Signs of B12 Vitamin Deficiency and How to Cope

    Vitamin B12 (aka cobalamin) – if you haven’t heard of it yet, some might assume you live under a rock. Truthfully, you’re probably familiar with the supplement, but have questions. And rightfully so – based on the buzz it receives, B12 may seem like a cure-all “miracle supplement” for everything ...
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  • 6 Vitamin E Benefits, and the Top Vitamin E Foods to Eat

    6 Vitamin E Benefits, and the Top Vitamin E Foods to Eat

    “Vitamin E is an essential nutrient—meaning our bodies don’t make it, so we have to get it from the food we eat,” says Kaleigh McMordie, MCN, RDN, LD.”Vitamin E is an important antioxidant in the body and plays a key role in the health of a person’s brain, eyes, hear...
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  • 10 B-vitamin foods for vegetarians and omnivores from a nutritionist

    10 B-vitamin foods for vegetarians and omnivores from a nutritionist

    Whether you’ve recently become a vegan or are looking to optimize your nutrition as an omnivore, B vitamins are essential to overall health. As a group of eight vitamins, they’re responsible for everything from muscle to cognitive function, says nutritionist Elana Natker According to ...
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  • Amoxicillin-clavulanate may improve small bowel function in children experiencing motility disturbances

    Amoxicillin-clavulanate may improve small bowel function in children experiencing motility disturbances

    The common antibiotic, amoxicillin-clavulanate, may improve small bowel function in children experiencing motility disturbances, according to a study appearing in the June print edition of the Journal of Pediatric Gastroenterology and Nutrition from Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Amoxicill...
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  • Researchers find simple vitamin supplements can help many kids with ADHD

    Researchers find simple vitamin supplements can help many kids with ADHD

    A new study has very hopeful and hopeful news for parents of children with ADHD. Researchers have found that a simple supplement of essential vitamins and minerals — not too different from a multivitamin — can help a large number of children with a variety of ADHD symptoms. For the ap...
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  • Maintain adequate vitamin D status for optimal muscle health

    Maintain adequate vitamin D status for optimal muscle health

           In ancient Greece, it was recommended to build muscles in a sunny room, and Olympians were told to train in the sun for best performance.No, they didn’t just want to look tanned in their robes – it turns out the Greeks recognized the vitamin D/muscle link long before the scienc...
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  • What happens to your body when you take vitamin D

    What happens to your body when you take vitamin D

    Vitamin D is an essential thing we need to maintain overall good health. It’s crucial for many things including strong bones, brain health, and strengthening your immune system. According to the Mayo Clinic, “the recommended daily amount of vitamin D is 400 international units (IU) fo...
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  • An annoying COVID rule for global travelers may soon disappear

    An annoying COVID rule for global travelers may soon disappear

    Travel industry leaders are hopeful the Biden administration will finally end a major COVID-era hassle for Americans traveling abroad and for international travelers who want to visit the United States: A negative COVID test within 24 hours of boarding a U.S.-bound flight. That requirement has b...
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  • Study identifies exact amount of extra vitamin C for optimal immune health

    Study identifies exact amount of extra vitamin C for optimal immune health

    If you’ve gained a few kilos, eating an extra apple or two a day may have an impact on boosting your immune system and helping ward off COVID-19 and winter illnesses. New research from the University of Otago in Christchurch is the first to determine how much extra vitamin C humans need, r...
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  • Study: Vitamin B Complex Supports Pregnancy Outcomes

    Study: Vitamin B Complex Supports Pregnancy Outcomes

           Marcq-en-Baroeul, France and East Brunswick, NJ — A retrospective study published in the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health (IJERPH) investigated the supplementation of vitamin B complex (5- in Gnosis of Lesaffre plus) Effects of methyltetrahydrofolate as Qua...
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  • 6 Benefits of Vitamin C for Boosting Antioxidant Levels | Colds | Diabetes

    6 Benefits of Vitamin C for Boosting Antioxidant Levels | Colds | Diabetes

    Vitamin C is a strong antioxidant that can boost your antioxidant levels. While many people think of vitamin C as just helping fight the common cold, there’s so much more to this key vitamin. Here are some benefits of vitamin C: The common cold is caused by a respiratory virus, and vitamin...
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  • Vitamin C may help offset common side effects of chemotherapy drugs

    Vitamin C may help offset common side effects of chemotherapy drugs

    A study in rats suggests that taking vitamin C may help counteract muscle wasting, a common side effect of the chemotherapy drug doxorubicin. Although clinical studies are needed to determine the safety and efficacy of taking vitamin C during doxorubicin treatment, the findings suggest that vitam...
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  • Study finds oral amoxicillin safe and effective for pregnant women allergic to penicillin

    Study finds oral amoxicillin safe and effective for pregnant women allergic to penicillin

    Canada: Pregnant women, having a history of penicillin allergy were able to successfully complete direct oral amoxicillin challenges without the need for prior skin testing, says an article published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. In various patient populations, ...
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  • Jena DeMoss: April showers keep you in the dark?Bring sunshine with vitamin D

    Jena DeMoss: April showers keep you in the dark?Bring sunshine with vitamin D

    If you need a refresher after a long winter, vitamin D is the way to go!Vitamin D can be the tool you need to provide your body with mood-boosting, disease-fighting, and bone-building benefits.Add vitamin D-rich foods to your shopping list and enjoy time in the sun while your body makes vitamin D...
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  • Dehydration in Children: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Management Tips for Parents | Health

    Dehydration in Children: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, Management Tips for Parents | Health

           According to the World Health Organization, dehydration is a disease caused by excess water loss from the body and is very common in infants, especially young children.In this case your body doesn’t have the amount of water it needs and now as summer begins they may end up not being ...
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  • Vitamin B12 Supplements: ‘People who eat little or no animal foods’ May Not Get Enough

    Vitamin B12 Supplements: ‘People who eat little or no animal foods’ May Not Get Enough

    The National Institutes of Health says fish, meat, poultry, eggs, milk, and other dairy products contain vitamin B12. It adds clams and beef liver are some of the best sources of vitamin B12. Nonetheless, not all foods are meat products. Some breakfast cereals, nutritional yeasts, and other food ...
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  • Supplements: Vitamin B and D may elevate mood

    Supplements: Vitamin B and D may elevate mood

    Nutrition expert Vic Coppin said: “The best way to have a positive impact on mood through food is to eat a balanced diet that includes a variety of food groups and plenty of vitamins and minerals, which will ensure you’re getting the right nutrients, to promote better emotional patter...
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  • Multivitamin use among middle-aged, older men results in modest reduction in cancer, study finds

    Multivitamin use among middle-aged, older men results in modest reduction in cancer, study finds

    Accroding to JAMA and Archives Journals, a morden experiment with randomly choosed 15,000 male physicians shows that long-term multivitamin use in daily life for more than a decade of treatment can statistically significantly reduce the possibility of getting cancer. “Multivitamins are the...
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  • Pregnancy Multivitamins: Which Vitamin is Best?

    Pregnancy Multivitamins: Which Vitamin is Best?

           Prenatal vitamins have been recommended for pregnant women for decades to ensure they get the nutrients their fetuses need for a healthy nine-month growth period.These vitamins often contain folic acid, which is essential for neurodevelopment, as well as other B vitamins that are difficult...
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  • Tips from Ayurvedic Experts on Boosting Calcium Levels Naturally | Health

    Tips from Ayurvedic Experts on Boosting Calcium Levels Naturally | Health

    In addition to maintaining healthy bones and teeth, calcium plays a key role in other body functions, such as blood clotting, regulation of heart rhythm, and healthy nerve function.Not getting enough calcium can cause many health problems in children and adults.Some signs of calcium deficiency ar...
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  • Let Vitamin D into Your Body Properly

    Let Vitamin D into Your Body Properly

    Vitamin D (ergocalciferol-D2, cholecalciferol-D3, alfacalcidol) is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps your body absorb calcium and phosphorus. Having the right amount of vitamin D, calcium, and phosphorus is important for building and keeping strong bones. Vitamin D is used to treat and prevent bon...
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