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# Vitamins

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Recall notice issued on Boots food supplements due to contaminated products
Ethylene oxide is not permitted for use in foods sold in the European Union.
VAT on vitamins and supplements won't jump to 23% - at least until November
An increased rate on some food supplements was due to kick in on Friday.
A new map shows where people are getting the least vitamin D in Dublin
The map charts vitamin D deficiency rates across the Dublin area.
Irish health supplement recalled after salmonella found in it
Own a pouch of it? You’re asked to return the product.
Taking vitamin D is pointless, say scientists
A new study published in a medical journal has found that there is no evidence that vitamin D actually has any health benefits.
Is Vitamin C an effective remedy for the common cold?
Bad-tempered spring weather means many of us are nursing the sniffles – will a blast of the orange stuff really help?
Vitamins do not reduce men's risk of heart trouble: study
Researchers from Harvard University said that taking vitamins makes no difference when it comes to warning off stroke or cardivascular illness.
Column: Feeling unhealthy? It could be what you’re eating…
The food we live on is less healthy than ever before – and some of it is hardly food at all. But a few simple actions can help turn the tide, writes Emma Murphy.
Simon Cowell doesn't want to go away, ever
The X Factor mogul and pop impresario wants to be cryonically frozen when he dies – otherwise he’ll regret it “in 300 years”.
Average human eats 450g of insects a year
But apparently that’s not a bad thing! Insects are high in protein, iron and zinc, says new Dutch research.