Tag: vitamin d


Are You Vitamin D Deficient?

The shelter that protects us from the elements is also the barrier that prevents us from getting the fresh air and sunshine that we need to thrive. Vitamin D occurs naturally in only two foods that we can eat –… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health

The Importance Of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is actually a hormone created through sun exposure, supplementation or food consumption. High levels of this hormone can reduce the risk of certain cancers by 50%, strengthen the immune system, and fight off infection. Vitamin D will also… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition, Personal Care

7 Plant-Based Foods for Stronger Bones

Weak and brittle bones… so brittle that even bending over can cause a fracture. I’m talking about osteoporosis, a condition that affects many men and especially women who are past menopause. According to the International Osteoporosis Association, 1 in 3… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health

Vitamin D – fight depression, pain and more with this vital nutrient

Many people associate vitamin D with sunshine and bone health, and they are certainly correct about that. What many people don’t know, however, is that vitamin D can also help with depression, pain relief, and even protection from disease! What’s… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health

Vitamin D and Your Health

For a great number of years there was a consensus of opinion among many prominent nutritionists on the subject of vitamin supplements. And that consensus was that these pills, capsules and liquids were surplus to the nutritional requirements of anyone… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health

Top Lifestyle Hacks to Defeat Seasonal Affective Disorder

Are you tired of this cold and gloomy winter weather? Many of us are frustrated, tired, experiencing more colds and illness, and even a bit depressed. You are not alone in this! These symptoms are more common this time of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Health, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Nutrition

5 Supplements You Need To Take Daily

Supplements are a great way to expose your body to the recommended doses of vitamins and minerals. Let’s honest! The most well-balanced diet does not give you all the vitamins and minerals you need on a daily basis. One mineral… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Health, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition, Personal Care

Five Essential Nutrients You Should Be Supplementing

Guest post by Colin of Raw Revelations Superfoods With so many choices of vitamins and supplements on the market, and so many choices out there, I am going to present my take of the top five nutrient essentials. I have… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Medicine, Mental Health, Nutrition

5 Common Diseases Caused by Vitamin D Deficiency

Deficiency of Vitamin D is actually a common occurrence. This is especially true in areas where there are a lot of cloudy days and not very much sunlight, since sunlight exposure remains the easiest way to get this vitamin into… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care

Chronic vitamin D deficiency contributes to weight gain as people age

In a study published in the Journal of Women’s Health in June 2012, a research team found that an adequate nutrient intake is essential for metabolic functioning. While Vitamin D has been shown to affect the functioning of many systems… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Health, Health, News, Nutrition, Weight Loss