A selection of food high in vitamin D. A new study has found that many multivitamin supplement products for children do not contain the UK’s recommended daily vitamin D dose.  File photograph: Getty Images

Parents and caregivers have been advised to check the amount of vitamin D in multivitamin supplements for children after a study found many such produ(...)

Revenue has decided to slap VAT from March 1st at the highest rate of 23 per cent on probiotics. And on all health supplements, everything from fish oil to vitamins.

Last October, Minister for Agriculture Michael Creed launched a €3.4 million joint research initiative. Nicknamed “Microbe Mom”, it is a collaboration(...)

Three new studies query the health benefits of vitamin and mineral supplements. Photograph: Getty Images

Stop wasting money on vitamin and mineral supplements is the strong advice from the American College of Physicians in a recent editorial in the Annals(...)