Mushrooms can provide as much vitamin D as supplements – but only if you put them in the sun before you eat them

Mushrooms can provide as much vitamin D as supplements – but only if you put them in the sun before you eat them Mushrooms transform UV light into vitamin DSun-exposed mushrooms are as effective at boosting and maintaining vitamin D levels as supplements areHave to be in summer sun for 60 minutes to produce vitamin D – cooking doesn't reduce the vitamin level By Nick Mcdermott PUBLISHED: 17:11 GMT, 22 April 2013 | UPDATED: 21:00 GMT, 22 April 2013 Mushrooms exposed to the sun can provide as much vitamin D as a health supplement, a study has found.

Berry wine could help diabetics control their blood sugar levels

Berry wine could help diabetics control their blood sugar levels Compounds in blackberry wine were found to inhibit an enzyme involved in absorbing carbohydrates | UPDATED: 09:17 GMT, 21 August 2012 A drink made from berry wine could help diabetics cope with their condition, say researchers.

Excess levels of Vitamin D linked with higher death rates

Excess levels of Vitamin D linked to higher death rates Too much of the sunshine vitamin may cause almost as much harm as too little | UPDATED: 00:21 GMT, 30 May 2012 Excess levels of vitamin D in the blood are linked with higher death rates, warn researchers.

Great news for chocoholics! How eating modified treat can "slow down the ageing process"

Great news for chocoholics! How eating modified treat can 'slow down the ageing process' New technology increases body's absorption of cocoa flavanols – molecules contained in chocolate that improve skin oxygenation | UPDATED: 09:54 GMT, 28 May 2012 It is the news that chocolate lovers the world over have been waiting for.

A cup of Earl Grey to keep the doctor away: Fruit extract can help you lose weight, lower cholesterol and prevent diabetes

A cup of Earl Grey to keep the doctor away: Fruit extract can help you lose weight, lower cholesterol and prevent diabetes Research: The fruit extract in Earl Grey tea could help lower cholesterol and prevent diabetes, according to a new study A fruit extract loved by tea drinkers for the aromatic flavour it lends to Earl Grey tea could help you lose weight, lower cholesterol and protect against diabetes.