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Being Overzealous With Multivitamins May Lead To Prostate Cancer
...stitute, followed 295,344 men who reported taking multivitamins
more than seven times a week. It was seen that the...zmann says only 9 percent of men in his study took multivitamins
more than once a day. The authors found no increase in the risk of early prostate tumors among he...
Dietary Vitamin B6, B12 and Folate, may Decrease Pancreatic Cancer Risk Among Leans
...tly through diet, and then suddenly started taking multivitamins
in an effort to become healthy, she said. People think that dietary intake of these nutrients reflects a lifelong healthy eating habit, and in those cases, these nutrients may be protective, but they could have an opposite effect if they are used i...
CRN Emphasizes Importance of Folic Acid Benefits
...e level (UL), but not the recommended intake. Most multivitamins
contain between 200 and 400 mcg per serving, for consumption on a daily basis. Combined with food fortification, which is estimated to provide up to 120 mcg per day of folic acid, the American population is still consuming well below the UL for folic...
Multivitamins Improve Birth Outcomes Among Children Born With HIV
.... "In light of these findings, we recommend that multivitamins
be considered for all pregnant women in developing...llar for the duration of pregnancy. "Incorporating multivitamins
into those supplements could be done without a large increase in cost and would be a highly cost-eff...
Effective Marketing of Multivitamins Essential
... points to research indicating that people who use multivitamins
usually have better diets and participate in more ... says. Rosenberg also endorses a suggestion that multivitamins
should be composed of clusters of vitamins and minerals that are presently supported by research to ...
Vitamin D Deficiency Observed in Breast Feeding Mothers
...eficiency was reported despite a regular intake of multivitamins
by the mothers. The most economical and natural source of vitamin D is from sunshine. Besides this, omega fatty acids and fish liver oil also provide vitamin D especially for infants. For healthy bones, it is essential that the children have the ...
Higher Serum Selenium Linked With Reduced Risks of Prostate Cancer - in Some Men
...e those men who have a high intake of vitamin E or multivitamins
or who are smokers. The team compared selenium i...more than 28 IU of vitamin E. For those who took multivitamins
daily, the risk reduction was 39 percent. For smokers it was good news. Those smokers with high s...
New Benefits for Folic Acid, Say Experts
...k was among women who combined a folate-rich diet, multivitamins
and daily folic acid supplement. Folate-rich foods include green leafy vegetables and fruits. Says Wilcox,” If folic acid is able to prevent a major birth defect in addition to neural tube defects, this benefit should be included among the risk a...
Folic Acid Supplements Could Help Conception
...udy looked at the women's diets, whether they took multivitamins
and for how long. Those taking multivitamins, which included folic acid, for six days a week or more, had a 40 percent lower risk of ovulatory failure, compared with those who did not take a pill, the researchers said. Women who took a pill on thre...
Unscientific Depression Drugs aplenty in Health Stores
...pill. Overall 13 treatments were suggested, with multivitamins
being the most popular. Staff also made a number of suggestions for changing diet and lifestyle. The authors said patients are becoming increasingly well informed about depression and its treatment, and often seek alternatives to traditional approa...
Study Suggests Vitamin K Deficiency as an Osteoporosis Risk Factor
...is that are sufficient to promote bone health. Few multivitamins
contain vitamin K, and those that do have minimal amounts of vitamin K. Anyone considering vitamin K supplements should consult with their medical adviser first; people on blood thinners should not be taking vitamin K. So, what's a woman to do? For...
Prenatal Multivitamins to prevent risk of Brain Tumors In Kids
...umor in children could be reduced by the intake of multivitamins
in the early stages of pregnancy.// It is already known that multivitamins
containing folic acid should be taken in the early stages of pregnancy to reduce the risk of develop...
Prenatal multivitamins reduce birth defects
...ever, a far more wide-ranging effect from prenatal multivitamins
is revealed in this study published in yesterday’s...vitamin should be taken by them, he said. Prenatal multivitamins
differ from the standard multivitamins
in 3 ways; more folic acid, more iron and less vitamin A -- h...
Using Multivitamins Before And After Conception Averts Preeclampsia
...d prevent preeclampsia if they started a course of multivitamins
three months before conception and following it up... Journal of Epidemiology Overall, women who used multivitamins
regularly showed a 45 percent reduction in preeclampsia risk, according to the study. However, resul...
Vitamins may not protect against cancer say researchers
... Americans are taking dietary supplements - mostly multivitamins
- but scientists aren't certain about their benefit. For something used so widely, at such expense, among Americans, there is simply a need for much better information." ...
Classes on Proper Use of Diet Supplements for Low Income Group Elders
...pplements. Participants in the program took more multivitamins
and calcium supplements and were more likely to read the labels on dietary supplements than adults who did not take the classes. The program also persuaded more people to carry a list of their medications and discuss supplement use with their doctors...
Calcium Supplements May Not Be Useful After A Certain Threshold Is Achieved
...rcent and that the combined effect of this and the multivitamins
meant even the control group ended up with a daily intake of 800mg of calcium per day, which they hold may be near the threshold at which additional calcium stops having an effect on bone. ...
Older People May Not Need Multivitamins To Prevent Infections
... is published in the latest issue of BMJ said that multivitamins
//and multi-mineral supplements do not prevent infections in the elderly population. At least 10% of older people have a vitamin or mineral deficiency, which can lead to poor immunity and increased risk of infection. At least a quarter of older peop...
Pre-pregnancy folic acid intake does not increase rate of having twins
...he results showed weak relationship between use of multivitamins
and folic acid during pregnancy and having twin babies. The researchers are of the opinion that this could be due to increase in vitamin intake after being confirmed of a twin pregnancy. The study brings into focus that taking of folic acid before pr...
Doubts Cast On Benefits Of Vitamin E
...able in the market contain 400 to 800mg, while the multivitamins
contain much less doses. Hence any supplement of vitamin E taken daily for long term may cause more damage than good. Reference: http://jama.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/short/293/11/1338...