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Vitamin C is my magical ingredient: Sapna Pabbi | health

Actor Sapna Pabbi was studying finance in London when she first started modelling. However, acting came to her by luck. Paving her way through, the actor did TV shows, movies and now a web series – not afraid to act in any. As we spoke to her, she was enthusiastic, ...

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Vitamin C doses may shorten ICU stay: Study

In six trials, orally administered vitamin C with an average dose of 2 grams per day reduced the length of ICU stay on average by 8.6 per cent. (Source: getty/thinkstock images) Administering vitamin C to patients in intensive care unit (ICU) can help shorten their stay, scientists say. The researchers ...

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Vitamin D improves memory but slows down reactions | health

Vitamin D improves memory but slows down reactions | health

According to a recent study, improvements in memory were noted in obese older women who took three times the recommended dose of vitamin D. However, it was also seen that their reactions were slower. The study was published in the Journals of Gerontology: Series A where they used computers to ...

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Vitamin D may help control asthma | health

Besides making bones strong, higher levels of Vitamin D can also help children with asthma to become more resilient to harmful respiratory effects caused by indoor air pollution, say researchers including one of an Indian-origin. “Asthma is an immune-mediated disease,” said lead author Sonali Bose, Assistant Professor at the Icahn ...

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Here’s another reason to treat vitamin D deficiency | fitness

Here’s another reason to treat vitamin D deficiency | fitness

Taking vitamin D supplements could reduce the risk of deadly lung attacks in some chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) patients, finds a recent study. Conducted by researchers at Queen Mary University of London, the study has been published in the journal Thorax. The findings add to a growing list of ...

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Worried about your Vitamin D levels? Bank on these superfoods for your daily dose

It is a good idea to have salmon if you have Vitamin D deficiency. (Source: File Photo) Vitamin D, which is an essential nutrient for maintaining good bone health, has been touted as the “sunshine vitamin” because it is created when our bare skin is exposed to sunlight. While owing ...

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Vitamin D and fish oil supplements do not lower rates of cancer: Study

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: November 14, 2018 5:20:11 pm The study, VITAL – a Vitamin D and Omega-3 Trial, has been one of the most anticipated research in recent times. (Source: Pixabay) The findings of a recent study have put an end to the myths surrounding ...

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B12: The vital vitamin | brunch | feature

B12: The vital vitamin | brunch | feature

If you are constantly drained, low on energy, feeling bloated and emotionally low, take a blood test to check the level of Vitamin B12 in your body. One of the most common deficiencies found among people today, Vitamin B12, also called cobalamin, is a water-soluble vitamin with a key role ...

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New study links Vitamin D deficiency with breast cancer

By: Lifestyle Desk | New Delhi | Published: October 15, 2018 12:43:30 pm Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women worldwide. (Source: Thinkstock Images) Serena Williams kickstarted 2018’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month in partnership with ‘I Touch Myself’. In a short video, the tennis star used her voice to ...

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Vitamin D supplements don’t boost bone health, study suggests

Lead author of the study and associate professor at the University of Auckland in New Zealand, Dr. Mark J. Bolland said, “Our meta-analysis finds that vitamin D does not prevent fractures, falls or improve bone mineral density, whether at high or low dose”. So what do the findings suggest? The team ...

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