Family

Do your children eat their veg?

A survey carried out for food company Heinz suggests almost half of British children refuse to eat vegetables. The survey asked 2,000 parents about their children’s eating habits, and discovered 75 percent are worried or concerned about their little ones’ fussy eating.

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Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamin D pills may protect against colds and flu

People who have low levels of vitamin D may catch fewer colds, flu and other respiratory infections if they take a supplement, say scientists from Queen Mary University of London.

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Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamin D supplements for all

New advice released by Public Health England (PHE) suggests everyone should take a daily 10mcg vitamin D supplement to protect bone and muscle health during autumn and winter.

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Coughs, Colds and Flu

Low resistance to winter colds? Take the test

Reduced levels of vitamin D are common in this country during the winter, with up to 50 percent of adults believed to be deficient (particularly those living in the north of England, Scotland and Northern Ireland).

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Vitamins and Supplements

How healthy are your eating habits?

A survey by BBC Good Food suggests many people in the UK have poor eating habits, with only 23 per cent of people getting the recommended five portions of fruit and vegetables a day.

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Vitamins and Supplements

Eating fish may help curb depression

Depression affects an estimated 350 million people worldwide and is expected to become the second leading cause of ill health by the end of this decade.

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Vitamins and Supplements

Fibre supports heart health

If you want a healthy heart, eat plenty of whole-grain cereals and foods, say experts.

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Vitamins and Supplements

Eat your way to healthy skin

As anyone who’s ever been on a junk food binge knows, good nutrition is essential for healthy glowing skin.

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Vitamins and Supplements

Focus on… Vitamin C

Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is arguably one of the most popular vitamin supplements, with many people taking it to help fight colds.

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Vitamins and Supplements

Vitamin D may reduce falls in older people

Accidents can, and do, happen. But older people are particularly vulnerable to injury – or worse – following a fall.

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