3 hrs ago
Healthy benefits of parsley
Parsley is a well-know herb that most people think of as just a garnish. But there is more to parsley than meets the eye.
7 hrs ago
Father's Diet Before Pregnancy May Influence Health of Child
Several recent reports have suggested that a woman's diet before pregnancy can have an impact on the unborn child.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Are Multivitamin Supplements a Waste of Money . . . or Not?
On December 16, 2013 the news media broke the news that three studies found that a daily multivitamin won't help boost the average American's health, and that the experts behind the research are urging people to abandon the use of the supplements.
What Dad ate may affect babies--in mice, anyhow
We have all heard the advice to women wanting to get pregnant--eat leafy greens for folate acid, stop smoking, stop drinking, and so on.
WBAY-TV Green Bay
Editorial Suggests Multivitamins a "Waste of Money"
The editorial "Enough is Enough: Stop Wasting Money on Vitamin and Mineral Supplements" was published in the Annals of Internal Medicine.
National Public Radio
The Case Against Multivitamins Grows Stronger
When I was growing up my mom gave me a multivitamin every day as a defense against unnamed dread diseases.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Stop wasting money on supplements, say physicians. Stop trying to...
An editorial panel of medical doctors says the case is now closed for multivitamins: they don't help well-nourished adults.
Annals of Internal Medicine
Vitamin and Mineral Supplements in the Primary Prevention of...
Stephen P. Fortmann, MD; Brittany U. Burda, MPH; Caitlyn A. Senger, MPH; Jennifer S. Lin, MD, MCR; and Evelyn P. Whitlock, MD, MPH Disclaimer: This review was conducted by the Kaiser Permanente Research Affiliates Evidence-based Practice Center under contract to AHRQ.
Multivitamins Don't Hold Any Health Benefit, Experts Say
Do you take your vitamins every day? For the majority of people, it might just be a waste of time and money, according to a new editorial published in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine .
The 5 Healthiest Winter Fruits and Veggies
It seems every year when Winter approaches, many of my patients complain, "There just aren't as many fruits and veggies available."
Nutritious diet also vital for fathers-to-be
Los Angeles, Dec 16: Women alone don't have to consider making changes in their diet when they think about pregnancy.
You are what daddy ate: study
PARIS: A father's diet influences the health of his offspring, according to a study published by French media that suggests men, like women, should plan to eat and live healthily in the run-up to conception.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
South China Morning Post
Japan scientists first to prove how healthy diet lowers suicide risk
Landmark survey of 90,000 people suggests that eating "prudent" food such as vegetables, seaweed and fruit just might save your life A woman browses shelves of vegetables in Soka city, Japan.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
The original Paleo diet: Raw liver, eggs, fish and plants, including watercress
It's a nutrition trend that's growing in popularity known as the caveman, paleo or the hunter-gatherer diet.
The Washington Post
Father's diet may affect offspring's development, study of mice suggests
Watching what you eat and drink isn't just for moms-to-be anymore. New scientific evidence suggests that the father's diet before conception might be just as important to a child's health.
How to care for yourself while pregnant
Town and Style Magazine ran a wonderful article on maternal care this week. The Saint Louis Obstetrical and Gynecological Society has been serving the city since 1877.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Nutrients in food vital to location of early human settlements: The...
Over 50 nutrients are needed to sustain human life. In particular, it would have been essential for early humans to find sources of protein, fats, carbohydrates, folic acid and vitamin C. The researchers suggest vitamins and protein may have come from sources such as raw liver, eggs, fish and plants, including watercress .
A Brussels sprout a day keeps vitamin deficiencies at bay: How the...
Unpopular: Eating Brussels sprouts could help those who are not eating five portions of fruit or vegetables a day, dieticians say They may not taste great, but just one Brussels sprout provides enough folic acid to last all day, say dieticians.
New findings on women, pregnancy and the effects of epilepsy
New research pertaining to the latest findings on the effects of epilepsy on both the mother and child were presented at the American Epilepsy Society's 67thAnnual Meeting in Washington DC.
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Lower Risk of Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia in Women with High...
Cancer Prevention Research , Vol. 2, No. 7. , pp. 658-664, doi:10.1158/1940-6207.capr-08-0175 The purpose of this study was to determine the influence of plasma folate and vitamin B12 concentrations on cervical cancer risk in the U.S. after the folic acid fortification era.