We’ve done the research so you don’t have to Walk into any health food shop or pharmacy and you’ll find a dizzying collection of vitamins all claiming to promote good health in a range of ways. And most of them do what they say, however reading all those labels and doing the online research can
Cancer patients who take high doses of antioxidants, such as vitamins A, B-carotene C, D, E, K and melatonin, experience a marked reduction in some of the more toxic side effects associated with chemotherapy, according to an academic review. The review, conducted by researchers from D.Y. Patil University, analysed 138 peer-reviewed articles, including clinical trials,
There’s nothing to be ashamed of – so you ate too much, drank too much, loaded up on refined carbs and sugars and gave the gym a wide birth over the silly season. We all do it, and really there’s nothing wrong with having an end of year blow-out – as long as that blow-out
Are vitamins facing stricter regulation by the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), as reported in some media outlets? The answer, thankfully, is no. To most people outside the health sector, the idea of regulating vitamins, in the same way we do prescription medication, seems like another case of bureaucratic over-reach. So what’s behind the media reports?