Wednesday, 29 January 2014

Vitamin D Pills

No health shield from vitamin D pills: study
Oily fish and eggs are rich in vitamin D, an essential nutrient that contributes to healthy, strong bones and helps to control the amount of calcium in the blood. Vitamin D supplements have no significant effect on preventing heart attack, stroke, cancer or bone fractures, according to a review of scientific evidence published Friday. ..

Friday, 3 January 2014

Overweight and Obesity Statistics

Graph of overweight and obese by region

The number of overweight and obese adults in the developing world has almost quadrupled to around one billion since 1980, says a report from a UK think tank.