July 1, 2019

Denmark Pledges To Double Production And Consumption Of Organic Food By 2030

NEWS The new government in Denmark has pledged to double the country’s production and consumption of organic food by 2030. COMMENT A global leader in the […]
June 28, 2019

Low Vitamin D At Birth Raises Risk Of Higher Blood Pressure In Kids

NEWS New research findings show vitamin D deficiency from birth to early childhood is associated with an increased risk of elevated blood pressure in later childhood […]
June 25, 2019

New Study Finds Too Much Sodium, Not Enough Vitamins And Minerals In Diets Of Pregnant Women

A new study suggests that many pregnant women are not getting the proper amounts of some vitamins and minerals, even with supplements, while many are getting potentially excessive amounts of sodium.
June 21, 2019

Study Finds Athletes Think They Know More About Supplements And Nutrition Than They Actually Do

A new study on professional athletes competing in Olympic sports has found that the players think they know more about supplements and nutrition than they actually do. 
June 14, 2019

Researchers Find World Health Organization’s Recommended Pregnancy Supplements Insufficient

Prenatal supplements containing micronutrients such as zinc, iodine and vitamin A, could prove more effective than the iron-folic acid supplements suggested in current World Health Organization policies, say researchers.
June 12, 2019

Almost 10 Percent Of French Farms Are Now Organic

Record numbers of French farmers converted to using organic approaches last year. As a result, almost 10 percent of French farms are now organic.
June 10, 2019

Study Links Poor Sleep With Poor Nutrition

NEWS Research conducted in the United States has found that people who get fewer than seven hours of sleep per night on average consume lower amounts […]
June 6, 2019

Sun-Drenched Middle East Has A High Vitamin D Deficiency Rate

NEWS Despite the intense sunshine in the Middle East and North Africa, vitamin D deficiency is widespread among the population. COMMENT A micronutrient that has numerous […]