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2013-02-01 16:26:19

HOLBROOK, N.Y., Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Throughout the 2012 holiday season, Vitamin World® raised over $530,000 on behalf of Vitamin Angels® during their "Be an Angel. Make a Difference" campaign. An estimated 190 million children in the world suffer from vitamin A deficiency (VAD) and 350,000 go blind from vitamin A deficiency every year. These donations help to provide vital nutrition in the form of nutritional supplements, to developing countries, communities and...

2013-01-18 12:22:33

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- In a controlled study the Riordan Clinic Researchers purposely created individual vitamin b deficiencies in rats in order to study the outcome. B vitamins are available only through diet or supplementation since the body cannot create it. They have long been associated with better memory and cognitive abilities, metabolic function, energy and cell formation but what are the results of individual deficiencies? (Photo:...

2012-10-21 04:00:49

US Vitamin Injections publishes new article discussing vitamin b12 deficiency and possible symptoms. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) October 20, 2012 Vitamin b12 is an essential water soluble vitamin that the body can produce on its own, therefore it has to either be consumed or taken as a supplement. Oregon State University estimated that up to 15% of people over the age of 60 are deficient in vitamin b12 and people who are on vegetarian diets are also at risk due to meats being the primary source of...

2010-05-04 11:44:39

Pregnant Arab women have an "extraordinarily high prevalence" of vitamin D deficiency "“ a potential health issue for them and their babies, according to a new Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center study. The vitamin deficiency is largely due to how Arab women dress outdoors "“ preventing exposure of the skin to sunlight and subsequent vitamin D intake, according to Adekunle Dawodu, M.D., a physician in the Center for Global Child Health at Cincinnati Children's and lead...