Health

Europeans do not consume enough vitamins and minerals

A study has analysed intake of 17 basic micronutrients in people's diets across eight European countries. The results reveal that, although vitamin D is the most extreme case, European citizens - across all age and sex ranges ...

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Micronutrients intake mapped out

A new guiding framework is designed to help national governments determine recommended daily vitamins and minerals intake, depending on where they live in Europe.

Health

New dietary analysis tool for athletes debuts

A new website application for athletes called Dietary Analysis Tool for Athletes (D.A.T.A.) has been validated as accurately recording dietary intake based on the 24-hour recall method. "This tool offers sports dietitians ...

Health

Excess vitamin E intake not a health concern, study says

Despite concerns that have been expressed about possible health risks from high intake of vitamin E, a new review concludes that biological mechanisms exist to routinely eliminate excess levels of the vitamin, and they make ...

Health

Nutrition tied to improved sperm DNA quality in older men

A new study led by scientists from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) found that a healthy intake of micronutrients is strongly associated with improved sperm DNA quality in older men. In younger men, ...

Pediatrics

Micronutrient powder effective in combating anaemia: study

(Medical Xpress) -- Mixing micronutrient powder into infants’ complementary food reduces rates of anaemia beyond what nutrition education alone can achieve, according to University of Otago-led research involving more ...

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