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Zinc and Health

Zinc is one of the most important essential trace metals in human health and nutrition.

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No Problem With Plant-Based Plates

Contrary to popular misconception, adequately planned vegetarian diets can easily meet your body's requirements for protein, iron and zinc – but the jury's out on vitamin B12 and omega-3 fatty acids.

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Recipe For Strong Bones – Vitamin D And Sunlight

We've covered your calcium requirements, now it's time to look at vitamin D and sunlight.

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Supplementing A Health Risk?

If you're popping dietary supplements or multivitamins in the belief you'll balance your diet and improve your health, you may want to think again.

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Infant Allergies Influenced By Mum’s Diet

Mums who consume high levels of fruits and vegetables during pregnancy may be reducing the risk of their babies suffering from skin rashes.

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Diet Alleviates Allergies

Keen to help keep your family free of hay fever and asthma? A "Mediterranean" diet rich in fruits, vegetables and nuts may be the answer.

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Vitamin C May Reduce Gout Risk

Men with higher vitamin C intake appear less likely to develop gout, a painful type of arthritis.

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Crunch On A Carrot

Parents make lots of strange claims about food. There's no way that eating bread crusts makes hair go curly … so should you believe adults when they say carrots help you see in the dark?

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Teens Need More Fruit & Veg

Poor diet increases risk for asthma symptoms for teens, especially in those who smoke.

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Understanding Tanning: Part 2

There is strong evidence linking tanning with the increased risk of skin cancer, but what about the positive health claims made for tanning?

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Vitamin C: What Is It Good For?

Using vitamin C to try to prevent a cold may be a waste of time and money. Research suggests the popular supplement has little or no impact on stamping out the sniffles.

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Does Vitamin C Boost Blood Flow?

UK researchers have reported that vitamin C has anti-inflammatory effects which may benefit blood flow and so help reduce risk of coronary heart disease. But not everyone is convinced…

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Multivitamin Study A Bitter Pill To Swallow

Vitamins can be expensive. If you're taking them you want a reward for your investment – preferably lasting benefits for your immune system or the best antioxidant protection against illness that your money can buy. So is it worth splashing out the cash?

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E For Extreme

Supplementing a healthy diet with vitamin E has been shown to reduce the damage associated with extreme exercise.

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Defensive Vitamin D

Multiple sclerosis is an insidious disease that affects the central nervous system and causes symptoms ranging from loss of bowel control to memory problems. So what, if anything, can be done to avoid it?

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