What does vitamin K2 do?

Thought to boost heart health, build strong bones and reduce cancer risk, too, here’s how to get enough vitamin K2 Image: iStock The discovery of vitamin K as an essential nutrient for blood clotting was first published in a German scientific journal back in the …

What does vitamin C do?

You know oranges contain it, but you might not know its role in the body, or whether you’re getting enough of it Image: iStock By no means a niche nutrient, it’s been understood that vitamin C plays an important role in our health for many …

Vitamin C Foods for Babies and Children

Learn about 5 vitamin C foods for babies and children full of antioxidants. Vitamin C is an essential component of a healthy diet for kids, many of who are notoriously choosy eaters. As a parent, you have to pick your battles, but focusing on your …

Why we need more vitamin D

Known as the sunshine vitamin, it’s important to keep your vitamin D levels healthy over the winter months If you’ve followed the health news at all over the past couple of years, chances are that you’ll have heard that you should be supplementing vitamin D, …

‘Tantalizing’ Results For A Test Of Vitamin C For Sepsis

A bacterial blood infection can lead to a deadly overreaction called sepsis. Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images A bacterial blood infection can lead to a deadly overreaction called sepsis. Kateryna Kon/Science Photo Library/Getty Images Could the …