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Best supplements: What are the best vitamin supplements? Should you take them?

The supplements market is increasing in size, with various brands releasing new products claiming to achieve a whole host of benefits from weight loss to hair growth. There is also a huge range of vitamin supplements aimed at people wanting to increase their vitamin uptake. Various celebrities and fitness fanatics endorse different supplements, giving the… Read More »

Vitamin C tablet helps diabetes: study

A Victorian study has found popping a vitamin C tablet twice a day could help more than one million Australians with type 2 diabetes reduce their blood sugar levels. The Deakin University study, published in the Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism journal, found taking two 500mg doses daily can lower elevated blood sugar levels and reduce… Read More »

Link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported. The discovery could help prevent some cases of the disease by treating vitamin D deficiency during the earliest stages of life. The study, led by Professor John McGrath from The University of Queensland and Aarhus University in Denmark,… Read More »