Researchers say Vitamin C level so low in some they have scurvy

Anyone who has worked in the nutrition industry for any length of time has heard a comment that goes something like this: “I don’t need a Vitamin C supplement, because everyone knows that diseases like scurvy are ancient history.” Well, it turns out...

Lutein intake by mothers linked to better child behavior

Lutein is a critical nutrient that you won’t see listed on a typical vitamin/mineral supplement label, though most people have heard of it in relation to eye health. Lutein is found in fruits and vegetables, especially¬†in green leafy vegetables such as spinach...

Studies from Arizona and China underscore choline for brain health

Choline is an essential nutrient for humans and most other animals. It must be obtained through diet since the body synthesizes only very small quantities. Choline is not usually classified as a vitamin, but as “a nutrient with an amino acid-like...