Tag: "multivitamin" at biology news
B-Vitamins Lower Homocysteine Levels In The Blood; May Reduce Vessel Damage In Stroke Patients
...1women over the age of 50. Both groups received a multivitamin
daily. Twenty-seven patients received five milligrams of folic acid, 100 mg of vitaminB-6 and one mg of vitamin B-12. After three months of therapy, the researchers found those who took thesupplemental B vitamins had lowered their blood leve...
Women failing to take vitamin that helps prevent serious birth defects, survey finds
...ot pregnant at the time of the survey took a daily multivitamin
containing folic acid. This figure has increased ...ll women capable of having a baby should consume a multivitamin
containing 400 micrograms of folic acid every day beginning before pregnancy, as part of a healthy d...
Dietary patterns predict heart attack risk in middle-aged men
...the prudent pattern score were more likely to take multivitamin
and vitamin E supplements and to engage in exercis... smoke and drink alcohol and less likely to take a multivitamin
or vitamin E supplements. Current smokers in quintile 5 of the Western pattern had more than three t...
Nutrient-dense food products improve cardiovascular health in frail elderly
... vitamin levels. None exercised regularly or used multivitamin
supplements, and all subjects had a below average body mass index. They were randomly assigned either to a control group or to an intervention group that included supplementation with nutrient-dense foods containing 100% of the requirements for foli...
Doctors miss chance to advise women of vitamin that prevents birth defects, survey finds
...by failing to tell their female patients to take a multivitamin
every day, according to a new national survey rele...ildbearing age not currently pregnant take a daily multivitamin
containing folic acid. However, 20 percent of women who dont take the vitamin said unprompted that ...
Dietary changes can lower colon cancer risk in families with a history of the disease
...hances of developing the disease by taking a daily multivitamin
that includes folic acid and limiting their intake of alcohol, according to a new study by researchers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Womens Hospital and Harvard School of Public Health. The findings, published in the March issue of Ca...
Megavitamins may help treat many genetic diseases, could tune up everyone's metabolism
...-6 deficiencies are very common," he said. "Yet, a multivitamin
pill costs only a penny to make - you can buy a year's supply for ten dollars. Everybody in the world should take one as insurance and try to eat a good diet." Flooding the body with an excess of some enzyme cofactors may perk up the aging body, too,...
Low-carbohydrate, high-protein diets increase risk of kidney stones and may raise bone loss risk
...esting. Each member of the group also took a daily multivitamin
tablet. Urinary citrate levels fell from 763 milligrams per day to 449 mg per day during intake of the severely carbohydrate-restricted diet, researchers report in the journal. Subject readings improved to 581 mg per day during intake of the moderate...
Adolescent girls who consume more calcium weigh less
...ed everything she ate and drank and any calcium or multivitamin
supplements she took. A researcher recorded the girl's weight and the amount of fat at the iliac, just above the hipbone near the belly button. This skin fold thickness is a measure of abdominal fat. As expected, girls who consumed more total calo...
Strategies to boost womens multivitamin use fall short
...rofessionals to discuss the importance of taking a multivitamin
with their patients and to distribute educational pamphlets about the benefits of folic acid. In the second intervention, 50,000 women were mailed a "starter kit" of 100 multivitamins and an educational pamphlet, and pharmacies in their area offered ...
Study finds huge variability in vitamin E absorption
...ments in the world and included in virtually every multivitamin
pill. The research may explain, Traber said, why many past research studies done with vitamin E have varied findings. It's quite possible, she said, that the manner in which people took vitamin E supplements and the variation in its bioavailabilit...
Folic acid vitamin use by women reaches all-time high, March of Dimes survey finds
... women of childbearing age reported taking a daily multivitamin
containing folic acid in 2004, up from 32 percent ...he past six months said they actually took a daily multivitamin
containing folic acid. So perhaps these women are taking their vitamins because they realize they'r...