Latest vitamin K Stories
Spending more time in the sunshine could help older people to reduce their risk of developing heart disease and diabetes.
Investigators report that over one third of mothers and half of their infants have vitamin D deficiency at the time of birth.
New British research finds that a low intake of vitamins C and A could raise the risk of asthma.
Deficiency in vitamin D has been widely regarded as contributing to autoimmune disease, but a review appearing in Autoimmunity Reviews explains that low levels of vitamin D in patients with autoimmune disease may be a result rather than a cause of disease and that supplementing with vitamin D may actually exacerbate autoimmune disease.
According to a recent study in the Archives of Internal Medicine, 75 percent of Americans do not get enough Vitamin D. Researchers have found that the deficiency may negatively impact immune function and cardiovascular health and increase cancer risk.
In a development that could help improve the prevention and treatment of osteoporosis, rickets, and other bone diseases, government chemists are reporting an advance in developing an accurate, reliable set of standards for measuring vitamin D levels in blood.
Start of Spring Reminds Americans to Get More of the Sunshine Vitamin WASHINGTON, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- With spring upon us, there is no better time to shine the spotlight on the sunshine vitamin and the important role it plays in our health.
Too little vitamin D may lead to fatter adolescents, researchers at the Medical College of Georgia said.
A new study finds that one in seven American adolescents is deficient in vitamin D, something that could raise the risk of high blood pressure, high blood sugar and metabolic syndrome.
Start of Daylight Saving Time Declared 'Vitamin D Day' to Remind Americans to Get More of the Sunshine Vitamin WASHINGTON, March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- As we get ready to change our clocks for Daylight Saving Time, the National Milk Mustache "got milk?" Campaign is declaring it Vitamin D Day to raise awareness of the important role of the "sunshine vitamin." Even though we have the ability to make our own vitamin D when the ultraviolet rays of the sun hit our skin, many Americans fail to get...
Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...
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