March 14, 2018

Vitamin D deficiency affects children’s risk for severe forearm fractures

NEWS Children who are vitamin D deficient have a greater risk of having more severe forearm fractures requiring surgical treatment, according to a new study presented […]
March 13, 2018

Why vitamin supplements that look like sweets may do more harm than good

NEWS Vitamin supplements that look like sweets are often known as ‘vitamin gummies’. They are frequently packed with sugar and contain lower levels of nutrients than […]
March 13, 2018

Vitamin D: Getting extra sun in August and September could help prevent flu

NEWS A new scientific paper from the United States suggests that getting more rays of sunlight – and therefore vitamin D – could help prevent flu. […]
March 12, 2018

Omega fatty acid supplements may improve autism in preterm toddlers

NEWS A study recently published in the Journal of Nutrition found that omega fatty acid supplements may improve autism spectrum disorder symptoms in toddlers who were born […]
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