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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
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…
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!
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Unless you are out in the sun on regular basis, adequate amounts of Vitamin D can be hard to come by. This is mostly due to the fact that it is more difficult to get this vitamin from the diet…0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care