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2011-06-15 07:10:00

ORANGE, Calif., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Magnesium deficiency is an important factor in the results obtained from vitamin D. According to Dr. Carolyn Dean, MD, ND, magnesium expert and Medical Director of the nonprofit Nutritional Magnesium Association (http://www.nutritionalmagnesium.org), the effectiveness and benefits of vitamin D are greatly undermined in the absence of adequate levels of magnesium in the body. Magnesium acts with and is essential to the activity of vitamin D, and...

2011-06-10 00:00:30

The AlgaeCal Bone Health Calculator app is designed to easily monitor an individual's diet and compare the nutritional value of the foods they have eaten with their personal recommended daily intake levels for the bone supporting nutrients; calcium, magnesium, vitamin K and vitamin D. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 AlgaeCal Inc, a leading provider of bone health products and awareness launches a new app that will help prevent osteoporosis by improving your diet. This app assesses and...

2011-06-01 07:00:00

NORTH BERGEN, N.J., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent survey for Vitamin Shoppe, Inc. (NYSE: VSI), a leading specialty retailer and direct marketer of nutritional products, found that 60 percent of the nation currently takes a vitamin or supplement. In the survey, conducted by Wakefield Research on behalf of The Vitamin Shoppe, 1,000 U.S. adults were asked a series of questions that shed some light on America's vitamin and supplement habits. Of those who take vitamins, the survey...

2011-05-27 08:30:00

SEATTLE, May 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Overweight or obese women with less-than-optimal levels of vitamin D who lose more than 15 percent of their body weight experience significant increases in circulating levels of this fat-soluble nutrient, according to a new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Since vitamin D is generally lower in persons with obesity, it is possible that low vitamin D could account, in part, for the link between obesity and diseases such...

2011-05-25 22:31:45

Obesity and low vitamin D are linked to risk of cancer and other diseases Overweight or obese women with less-than-optimal levels of vitamin D who lose more than 15 percent of their body weight experience significant increases in circulating levels of this fat-soluble nutrient, according to a new study by researchers at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Since vitamin D is generally lower in persons with obesity, it is possible that low vitamin D could account, in part, for the link...

2011-05-02 16:37:05

News tips from the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies, April 30-May 3, Denver, Colo. Pediatricians from Johns Hopkins Children's Center and elsewhere have discovered a link between low levels of vitamin D and anemia in children. The findings, presented on May 1 at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies in Denver, Colo., show that vitamin D deficiency may play an important role in anemia. Anemia, which occurs when the body has too few oxygen-carrying red...

2011-04-04 13:07:05

A lack of vitamin D, even in generally healthy people, is linked with stiffer arteries and an inability of blood vessels to relax, research from the Emory/Georgia Tech Predictive Health Institute has found. The results add to evidence that lack of vitamin D can lead to impaired vascular health, contributing to high blood pressure and the risk of cardiovascular disease. Study participants who increased their vitamin D levels were able to improve vascular health and lower their blood pressure....

2011-04-01 00:02:57

An international consortium of vitamin D experts published a new call to action to address the worldwide vitamin D deficiency in the latest journal of Public Health Nutrition due to their observations that the recent IOM (Institute of Medicine) report was "Ëœdeficient'. Encinitas, CA (PRWEB) March 31, 2011 An international consortium of vitamin D experts published a new call to action to address the worldwide vitamin D deficiency in the latest journal of Public Health Nutrition...

2011-03-14 08:00:00

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Well-known for its role in keeping bones strong, vitamin D is now being hailed for so much more - from normal muscle function to a healthy immune system. Yet despite the growing research on the power of vitamin D, seven out of 10 Americans still fall short of the recommended vitamin D in their diets each day, according to the recent Dietary Guidelines Committee Advisory report. In fact, vitamin D is one of the four nutrients of concern identified...

2010-12-15 07:00:00

MALVERN, Pa., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Arlington Medical Resources (AMR), a provider of premier market intelligence for the pharmaceutical and diagnostic imaging industries, finds that, in the treatment of atrial fibrillation, surveyed European cardiologists indicate that use of vitamin K antagonists, as a class, is primarily driven by the availability of an oral formulation, overall low cost and widespread inclusion on European medical society guidelines and hospital formularies....


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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

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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