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Migraines linked to vitamin deficiency
Migraines linked to vitamin deficiency
New research from the Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center suggests young individuals with migraines may also suffer from vitamin deficiency. The study, which involved database information from children, teens and young adults who were migrain...
Food safety and security is not just about preventing pathogens
Food safety and security is not just about preventing pathogens
A recent recall was initiated by ConAgra of P.F. Chang's Home Menu Brand Signature Spicy Chicken and Mongolian Style Beef, due to the possible presence of metal fragments in the accompanying sauce.
Beauty companies hawking pills, drinkable liquids
Beauty companies hawking pills, drinkable liquids
The makeup industry is trying to convince women that looking good on the outside starts from within, but it's unclear whether the products they're trying to hawk are safe and effective.
Dietary guidelines seen as big win for supplements, step forward for omega-3s
Dietary guidelines seen as big win for supplements, step forward for omega-3s
The new dietary guidelines release by the US Department of Health and Human Services are seen as a win for the concept of supplementation, and helped boost the fortunes of specific nutrients such as EPA and DHA.
Vitamin K deficiency linked with higher risk of cardiovascular disease?
Vitamin K deficiency linked with higher risk of cardiovascular disease?
Researchers have published further evidence supporting a connection between vitamin K deficiency and heart health, with a new study suggesting lower activity of vitamin K-dependent proteins is associated with an increased risk of incident cardiovascul...
Hops flavonoid shows promise for metabolic syndrome
Hops flavonoid shows promise for metabolic syndrome
A flavonoid in beer may be effective at improving several underlying markers of metabolic syndrome, according to a new animal study conducted at Oregon State University. Researchers found that xanthohumol, a prenylated flavonoid found in hops, signific...