Vitamin A - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Vitamin A


Vitamin E: More than your beauty vitamin

Jul 13, 2020 - 2:02 PM

This antioxidant helps boost your overall health too

Vitamin E: The vitamin missing from your skincare

Jul 13, 2020 - 10:13 AM

Give yourself the glow-up you deserve, inside and out

The best defense against viruses? More than face masks, a balanced immune system

Jul 03, 2020 - 4:18 PM

Learn more about immunomodulators like CM-Glucan and how it helps you keep a balanced immune system

The Appeton ad: Moment marketing gone wrong and the internet won't have it

Dec 22, 2018 - 12:39 PM

It's going viral for all the wrong reasons

JUST, NO. The brand rides on the discussion in the worst way – and people online are calling them out. Screenshot from Appeton Philippines

There is no such thing as forever – even with rice

Oct 07, 2018 - 11:00 AM

We can diversify a lot more when it comes to what we should eat

Vitamin D can protect against cold, flu, study claims

Feb 16, 2017 - 8:34 AM

A review of 25 clinical trials in 14 countries some with conflicting results yielded the first definitive evidence of a link between vitamin D and flu prevention researchers claim

Mining to dining: Australia becomes China's land of milk and honey

Feb 28, 2016 - 5:00 PM

Australian companies are reaping bigger profits as more and more Chinese consumers buy their products

TO GO WITH AFP STORY 'AUSTRALIA-CHINA-ECONOMY-HEALTH-LIFESTYLE' FOCUS BY GLENDA KWEK This picture taken on February 16, 2016 shows customers browsing products at "Mr Vitamins", a chain of supplement outlets in Sydney. Asian consumers determined to improve their lifestyle are boosting the fortunes of Australian producers of premium baby milk formula, vitamins and honey, as the region's burgeoning middle class jumps on the health food bandwagon. AFP PHOTO /SAEED KHAN / AFP / SAEED KHAN

Experts urge PH to pass folic acid food fortification law

Jun 25, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Fortifying wheat flour with folic acid can potentially reduce birth defect incidence in the country

Graphics by Mara Mercado and Nico Villarete

Avoiding the sun can do you no good

Jan 28, 2015 - 5:37 PM

Studies show how it can put you at risk of developing chronic diseases

Surprise! Filipinos need sun exposure

Dec 12, 2014 - 10:00 AM

If you re avoiding the sun you might be suffering from a Vitamin D deficiency

The long, slow march of 'biofortified' genetically modified food

Jul 09, 2014 - 10:29 AM

Research into biofortified food has looked at boosting levels of important micronutrients in rice banana cassava and corn but progress has also been slow

GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY? Golden Rice, currently undergoing field trials in the Philippines, is supposed to be the world's answer to Vitamin A deficiency. Photo from International Rice Research Institute

No health shield from vitamin D pills - study

Jan 24, 2014 - 12:27 PM

A study strengthens arguments that vitamin D deficiency is usually the result of ill health – not the cause of it

[INFOGRAPHIC] Nutrition Facts: Hidden hunger

Dec 17, 2013 - 6:30 AM

The infographic explains the essential roles micronutrients play in your health and development

HIDDEN HUNGER. Micronutrient deficiencies account for a certain type of hunger not easily seen. Graphic by Raffy De Guzman

Why I support Golden Rice

Oct 22, 2013 - 9:02 AM

I believe that the best way forward for Philippine agriculture is not to dismiss GMOs outright but to see how we can best use them to our advantage

Michael Purugganan, Dean for Science, New York University

Keep your skin and hair healthy this rainy season

Aug 24, 2013 - 7:18 PM

Keeping your hair and skin healthy shouldn t be much of a challenge with these 6 tips

Smart starts: Your child's first 1,000 days

Aug 17, 2013 - 5:30 PM

Regarding the most crucial period in developing a child s brain and immune system

RAISING SMARTER KIDS. Cultivating your child's brain starts in the womb

Santiago to miss SONA, Senate session

Jul 20, 2013 - 12:04 PM

Due to chronic fatigue syndrome Sen Miriam Defensor Santiago will miss the 2013 SONA and first Senate session