Citations with the tag: VITAMIN A

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  • Amazing fact.
     // Body Bulletin; Jan1996, p1 

    Reports that 40% of vitamins in cereals dissolve into the milk, so as to get the most out of your cereal, drink the leftover milk.

  • Magic bullets.
     // Bicycling; Jan1993, Vol. 34 Issue 1, p68 

    Discusses whether or not cyclists need vitamins. Vitamin supplements are to supplement a healthy, balanced diet; Bicycle racing's physical demands may outstrip vitamins and minerals obtained through food; Megadoses can be toxic or even lethal; See a nutritionist or dietitian who can analyze...

  • The A's and C's of vitamins.
     // Current Health 2; Dec87, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p18 

    Vitamin A and vitamin C are described, as well as water-soluble and fat-soluble vitamins. The roles of vitamins A and C in health, and their sources. INSET: 2 recipes for sources of vitamins A and C. How much of these....

  • Vitamins D and E.
    Hadfield, L. // Current Health 2; Apr91, Vol. 17 Issue 8, p16 

    Describes the health benefits of vitamins D and E. Sunlight and vitamin D; Vitamin D deficiency; Vitamin E research; Vitamin D and E supplements. INSET: Vitamin D and Vitamin E (list of food sources)..

  • Is your food full of ABC's.
    Hadfield, L. // Current Health 1; Jan1996, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p14 

    Looks at vitamins as a mother nature to your body. How vitamins help to regulate your body; Getting what you need from vitamins; Putting it all together. INSET: The benefits of vitamins and minerals..

  • Do you or don't you need vitamins (and minerals)?
    Hoffman, Ronald // Cosmopolitan; Mar1993, Vol. 214 Issue 3, p202 

    No abstract available.

  • Excess vitamin D in milk not a problem; deficit may be.
    Hoffman, Ronald // Environmental Nutrition; Jul92, Vol. 15 Issue 7, p4 

    Presents recent findings which show that both high and low levels of vitamin D in milk have caused concern because of its relatively small safety zone between deficiency and overdose. Milk fortified with vitamin D since the 1930's; Vitamin D toxicity according to U.S. Recommended Daily Allowance...

  • Sunscreen users may lack vitamin D.
    Hoffman, Ronald // Environmental Nutrition; Jul93, Vol. 16 Issue 7, p7 

    Provides an answer to a query on the blocking of vitamin D by sunscreens. Dietary sources; Supplements; Recommendation of Michael Holick of the Vitamin D, Skin and Bone Research Laboratory at Boston University to get early morning and late afternoon sun exposure.

  • As seen on TV!!--Do vitamin spray claims measure up?
    Hoffman, Ronald // Environmental Nutrition; Sep95, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p7 

    Answers a question about vitamin sprays as better absorbed than vitamin pills. Prohibition by the Federal Trade Commission against certain companies from making such claims; How vitamin sprays work; Advantage of traditional tablets and capsules of spray vitamin.

  • A comparison of selected multivitamin/mineral supplements.
    Hoffman, Ronald // Environmental Nutrition; Apr96, Vol. 19 Issue 4, p5 

    Presents a list of multivitamins and minerals which are available on the market. Most popular vitamin brands; Costs.

  • Antioxidant vitamins cut women's heart disease risk.
    Hoffman, Ronald // Executive Health's Good Health Report; Feb1992, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p1 

    Discusses how a Harvard University study shows that women who ate more than 15 milligrams a day of beta carotene cut their risk of stroke by 40 percent and heart attack by 22 percent. Beta carotene is a building block which the body converts into vitamin A as needed; Details of the study; More.

  • Low B12 hard to diagnose.
    Hoffman, Ronald // Executive Health's Good Health Report; Mar1992, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p1 

    Reports how Cleveland Clinic Foundation researchers warn that doctors may be missing vitamin B12 deficiencies which, if overlooked, can impair sensory and motor functions in the legs or produce psychiatric symptoms like senility. Includes details.

  • Vitamin C: Special benefits for diabetics?
    Hoffman, Ronald // Executive Health's Good Health Report; May92, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p8 

    Presents a report from the University of Surrey's School of Biological Sciences and the Academic Unit of Diabetes and Endocrinology of London's Whittington Hospital that shows that vitamin C may well inhibit the destructive process of increased glucose in the bloodstream. The need for more...

  • Vitamin B1.
    Kurtzweil, P. // FDA Consumer; Mar1991, Vol. 25 Issue 2, p35 

    Gives details on vitamin B1. U.S. recommended daily allowances; Functions; Sources; Deficiency; Excess.

  • Vitamin B6.
    Kurtzweil, P. // FDA Consumer; Sep91, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p40 

    Part XI. Gives essential facts and figures on Vitamin B6. Function; Sources; Deficiency; Excess; Recommended daily allowance.

  • A.C.E against aging.
    Wartik, N. // Harper's Bazaar; Aug89, Issue 3332, p134 

    Describes the positive effects of Vitamins A,C and E on certain components of the aging process. How they work; Recommended dosages.

  • Vitamins and cancer prevention.
    Wartik, N. // HealthFacts; Jan92, Vol. 17 Issue 152, p5 

    Reports how daily supplements of vitamins A, C, and E have been shown in a six-month study to reduce cell abnormalities that can develop into colon cancer. Caution about the long-term safety of the relatively high doses of vitamin A used in study; Recommended Daily Allowance (RDA) of each...

  • Don't bypass vitamins A or E.
    Wartik, N. // Health News & Review; 1992, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p23 

    Reports that supplementation with vitamins A and E may reduce oxidative tissue damage after coronary artery bypass surgery. 16 patients scheduled to have the surgery were tested in two groups; Damage was more severe in group that received no vitamin supplementation; More.

  • More on vitamin C.
    Wartik, N. // Health News & Review; 1992, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p23 

    Reports that researchers at the University of Maryland School of Medicine found the antioxidant properties of vitamin C might be an anticataract agent in the prevention or treatment of certain kinds of cataracts. Daily supplement of 1000 milligrams of vitamin C might significantly reduce blood...

  • Antioxidant vitamins take aim at America's worst serial killer: Cardiovascular disease.
    Adams, Ruth // Health News & Review; 1993, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p22 

    Discusses the three most important antioxidant vitamins and how they work. Findings of experts on antioxidants reducing damages of fatty tissues; Oxidation; Recommendation of vitamins C, E and beta-carotene.

  • Biotin update.
    Cunha, T. // Horse & Rider; Apr91, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p12 

    Opinion. Discusses the role of biotin, one of the water-soluble, B-complex vitamins, in the horse's diet. Biotin deficiency symptoms; Availability in various feeds; Biotin supplementation; Various studies; Keratin tissues; Reasons for biotin deficiency.

  • Spray vitamins.
    Csatari, Jeffrey // Men's Health (10544836); Nov95, Vol. 10 Issue 9, p41 

    Focuses on the disadvantages of using vitamin sprays. Waste of the nutrients caused by the fast absorption of vitamin sprays; Comparison with tablet forms; Costliness of the product.

  • Do hearts love C?
    Adams, B. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Jul/Aug92, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p4 

    Considers whether vitamin C has any effect on living a longer life. Vitamin C and the risk of heart disease; Study by James Enstrom of the University of California at Los Angeles; His estimate on the amount of vitamin C which his subjects to ok; His comparison of mortality rates of those of a...

  • The case of vitamin X(cess).
    Adams, B. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Jul/Aug92, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p4 

    Details some of the symptoms that can occur from an overdose of vitamin D. Findings that the dairy milk contained abo ve average concentrations of vitamin D, sometimes up to 580 times the requirement of 400 IU per quart of vitamin-D-fortified milk; The addition of vitamin D to milk to prevent...

  • Phony vitamin claims.
    Adams, B. // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Dec92, Vol. 19 Issue 10, p3 

    Reveals four phony vitamin claims that have been charged by the New York City's Commissioner of Consumer Affairs Office with `engaging in deceptive trade practices.' The B-vitamins supplement, Memory, which helps boost `brain functions'; The supplement, Supreme Vital Hair, which grows hair very...

  • Vitamins 101.
    Schardt, David // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Jan/Feb93, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p5 

    Refutes the supposed differences between natural and synthetic vitamin supplements. Freedom of companies in creating almost any concoction; Guide in choosing vitamins; Ignoring claims about natural ingredients; Trend of dissolution or disintegration; Expiration dates; Presence of starch or...

  • The ultra mega vita guide.
    Liebman, Bonnie // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Jan/Feb93, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p7 

    Presents guidelines when shopping for vitamin supplements. Importance of beta-carotene as an antioxidant; Link of vitamin E to low heart disease risk; Importance of folic acid to all women capable of becoming pregnant; Vitamin B-12 for vegetarians; Ignoring high doses of thiamin, riboflavin and...

  • The pill box.
    Huang, David; Goldman, Juliann // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Jan/Feb93, Vol. 20 Issue 1, p9 

    Presents a selection of multivitamins that are either big-sellers or that meet most of the criteria set by the Center for Science in the Public Interest. Antioxidants; Calcium and magnesium; Approximation of the cost of a month's supply.

  • C vitamins run.
    Huang, David; Goldman, Juliann // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Mar93, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p2 

    Provides the percentage of Vitamin C left in different vegetables after boiling, baking or steaming. Other factors affecting the amount of vitamins left in food.

  • A new `beta blocker'.
    BL // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Mar93, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p4 

    Cites a Cornell University study which suggests that beta-carotene in the diet can block ultraviolet-A's (UV-A) detrimental effects. Delayed-type hypersensitivity (DTH) tests.

  • C or sneeze.
    BL // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Apr93, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p4 

    Reports that vitamin C can prevent the outbreaks of colds. Upper respiratory tract infections; Duration of illness.

  • Vitamin smarts.
    Liebman, Bonnie; Schardt, David // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Nov95, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p1 

    Presents a guide in choosing a multivitamin. Two choices; Harm due to too much iron; Natrol as 100 percent supplier of vitamins; Basic requirements.

  • How to read a vitamin label.
    Liebman, Bonnie; Schardt, David // Nutrition Action Health Letter; Nov95, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p8 

    Provides information found on the label of the multivitamin Centrum regarding its mineral and vitamin contents.

  • When to take your supplements.
    Liebman, Bonnie; Schardt, David // Optimum Wellness; Summer97, Vol. 1 Issue 3, p5 

    Presents several tips on when to take nutritional supplements.

  • Vitamin ABCs.
    Liebman, Bonnie; Schardt, David // Outdoor Life; Oct92, Vol. 190 Issue 4, p32 

    Explains how learning the basics of vitamin nutrition can improve one's outdoor skills. Vitamins that are especially important to an outdoorsman; Vitamin sources and deficiencies.

  • Vitamin D deficit may cause unusual pain syndrome.
    Liebman, Bonnie; Schardt, David // RN; Jun92, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p64 

    States that a new report suggests that the lack of vitamin D is responsible for unusual symptoms not previously attributed to the deficiency disease. F. Michael Gloth III, MD, of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Severe pain in the legs and feet; Extreme sensitivity to light...

  • A nutritional antidote for isoniazid poisoning.
    Liebman, Bonnie; Schardt, David // RN; Jun92, Vol. 55 Issue 6, p64 

    Reports that vitamin B7 is an effective antidote for isoniazid poisoning, according to three recent case reports. Study at the Rocky Mountain Poison and Drug Center in Denver; Should only be used to treat major complications; Details.

  • Heartless behavior.
    Sharpe, P. // Texas Monthly; Jun92, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p48 

    Describes the outcry of cardiac patients when the Texas Department of Health (TDH) pulled an obscure vitamin known as Coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) from some health food store shelves. Medical evidence for CoQ10's role in treating cardiomyopathy; Reasons CoQ10 was pulled from store shelves; Food and Drug...

  • A vitamin exercisers need to watch closely.
    Anderson, O. // Women's Sports & Fitness; Sep89, Vol. 11 Issue 7, p22 

    Reports that new evidence indicates that athletic women who consume the recommended dietary allowance of riboflavin (B-2) may be getting only 60 percent of what they need. Details of a recent study at Cornell University.

  • Vitamins: What the pharmacist should know.
    Wyandt, Christy M.; Williamson, John S. // Drug Topics; 7/21/97, Vol. 141 Issue 14, p74 

    Provides information to the pharmacist about the traditional and emerging uses of vitamin supplements. Responsibilities of the United States National Academy of Science's Food and Nutrition Board; Information on antioxidant vitamins; Benefits of Vitamins A, C, E, D. K, and B complex vitamins.

  • Are all those pills really necessary?
    Wyandt, Christy M.; Williamson, John S. // USA Today Magazine; Feb92, Vol. 120 Issue 2561, p16 

    Features a true-false quiz about the value of vitamins and mineral supplements. What they do; Who should take them; Relationship with stress; Cancer prevention; Dangers; More.

  • Vitamin C.
    Delhagen, K.; Male, D.R. // Runner's World; Jan91, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p18 

    Reports that vitamin C deficiency impairs athletic performance. Preventing damage; Sources of vitamin C. INSET: Fast breaks (nutrition news for kids and adults)..

  • Mixing vitamins.
    Applegate, Liz; Miller, Linda // Runner's World; Jul93, Vol. 28 Issue 7, p34 

    Answers a reader's question about mixing vitamins. Vitamin and mineral duos which hinder absorption; Combinations to avoid, including zinc and copper and calcium and iron; Details.

  • Even a mild lack of B12 could hurt seniors.
    Applegate, Liz; Miller, Linda // Tufts University Diet & Nutrition Letter; Jan92, Vol. 9 Issue 11, p1 

    Reports that a lack of vitamin B12 may be responsible for the development of neurological symptoms in a significant number of people over 60. Causes of deficiency; Atrophic gastritis; Results of experiments conducted at USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging at Tufts University; Comments...

  • Bad vitamin-medicine combos.
    Weinhouse, B. // Redbook; Mar92, Vol. 178 Issue 5, p34 

    Lists some bad vitamin-medicine combinations and their negative effects on health. Includes taking birth control pills with vitamin C, acetaminophen with vitamin C and tetracycline antibiotics with iron supplements.

  • What vitamin E does.
    Weinhouse, B. // Redbook; Jun93, Vol. 181 Issue 2, p21 

    Describes what researchers believe vitamin E does to the skin. Vitamin E acetate (tocopheryl acetate); Details.

  • Educational materials in review: Booklets.
    Apoian, Anna M.; Price, Keren // Journal of Nutrition Education; Jan/Feb97, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p47 

    Reviews the report `Vitamins and Minerals: Does the Evidence Justify Supplements,' from the American Council on Science and Health.

  • Stepping off the energy rollercoaster.
    Dolby, Victoria // Better Nutrition; Jan1998, Vol. 60 Issue 1, p28 

    Provides information on natural ways to enhance the energy levels, with focus on various supplements which increase the energy levels throughout the day. Effects of a poor diet; How you can ensure vitality; Indication that B-complex vitamins can cause weakness and reduce energy; Details on...

  • Take six enzymes, shake and synthesise.
    Steele, Diana // New Scientist; 9/19/92, Vol. 135 Issue 1839, p16 

    Reports on research by Ian Scott of Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, which found that a precursor of vitamin B-12 can be made by mixing six enzymes. Methods; Results; The anticancer drug taxol is one such compound that could be synthesized.

  • Vitamins keep trees healthy.
    Steele, Diana // Current Science; 11/15/91, Vol. 77 Issue 6, p15 

    Reports that University of Wisconsin biologists have found that spraying trees or soaking the ground under trees with a solution of vitamins increases the resistance of trees to insect invasions and organisms that cause disease. How it works.

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