High dose vitamin D supplements improve weight gain and the development of language and motor skills in malnourished children, according to a new study.
Scientists have made a significant discovery about how the vitamin content of some plants can be improved to make vegetarian and vegan diets more complete. Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is an essential dietary component but vegetarians are more prone to B12 deficiency as plants neither make nor require this nutrient. But now a team, led by Professor Martin Warren, has proved that common garden cress can take up cobalamin.
An epidemiological study suggests that persons deficient in vitamin D may be at much greater risk of developing diabetes.
A new study shows that Vitamin D3 could help restore damage to the cardiovascular system caused by diseases like hypertension and diabetes.