vitamins

Should You Take Your Vitamins?
Should You Take Your Vitamins? (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Americans spend $28 billion on multivitamins per year, but are consumers throwing away their money? According to a recent editorial in The Annals of Internal Medicine, multivitamins are not only a waste of money, but some vitamins may even be ... Read More »

Introducing solids before 6 months disadvantages
Introducing solids before 6 months disadvantages (4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Are there any negative effects of exclusive breastfeeding for six months? It is important to breastfeed exclusively (when possible) and bottle feed exclusively if you cannot breastfeed. In cases of iron-deficiency, instead of feeding your baby iron-rich food, supplemental iron ... Read More »

Fetus suffers when mother lacks vitamin C
Fetus suffers when mother lacks vitamin C (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Maternal vitamin C deficiency during pregnancy can have serious consequences for the foetal brain. And once brain damage has occurred, it cannot be reversed by vitamin C supplements after birth. This is shown through new research at the University of ... Read More »

Organic foods for children
Organic foods for children (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Parents know it’s important for children to eat a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, low-fat dairy products, and whole grains. But it’s less clear whether spending the extra money on organic foods will bring a significant benefit to their ... Read More »

Vitamin B crucial to children’s mental health
Vitamin B crucial to children’s mental health (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

A new study has uncovered a significant link between vitamin B levels and the mental health and well-being of children and adolescents. The research led by The University of Western Australia-affiliated Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, and published in ... Read More »

Healthy pre-pregnancy diet makes healthy babies!
Healthy pre-pregnancy diet makes healthy babies! (8 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

We’ve all heard the saying, “You are what you eat.” While we all know it’s not true in the literal sense (no one has ever turned into a cow after a good steak!), we all know that what we eat ... Read More »

Getting pregnant: Advice about pregnancy planning
Getting pregnant: Advice about pregnancy planning (7 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

For the ladies who want to get pregnant, it’s time to get going on your health, pronto! The healthier you are pre-pregnancy, the healthier you’ll be during pregnancy – and healthy mums means healthy bubs. Even if you’re not sure ... Read More »

 
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