Closing the Vitamin and Mineral Intake Gap: How Pharmacists Can Help

Closing the Vitamin and Mineral Intake Gap: How Pharmacists Can Help
Results indicate that the majority (94%) of Americans have diets inadequate in vitamin D and nearly 9 in 10 (89%) fall below recommended levels of vitamin E intake. Magnesium, calcium, vitamin C, and vitamin A intake levels each fell short in more than …
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Uganda: 150000 Children to Benefit From Vitamin-Rich Food Plan
"In 2000, the World Health Report identified iodine, iron, and vitamin A and zinc deficiencies as being among the world's most serious health risk factors. Introduction of micro nutrient powders is part of the strategies to address the deficiencies …
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Vitamin drips are not 'magic bullets'' Part I
One of the newest fads is vitamin drips as a pick-me-up. According to reporter Katherine Child writing in The Times, the latest rush is to have a concoction of vitamins, amino acids and glutathione (an antioxidant) infused via an intravenous drip as a …
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Vitamin C and your skin
VITAMIN C is well known for its boost in colds and for keeping colds at bay by stimulating our immune system. It is amazing for stress, certainly, and keeping our adrenals in good function. It is also a powerful anti-oxidant and is not produced by the …
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