When considering the crucial role that calcium plays within the body, it is no wonder that a deficiency of this mineral can lead to a whole series of problems – many of which can not only heavily impact your way of life but actually threaten your life under the most significant circumstances. As you may be … Continue reading Two Types of Calcium Deficiency
Conversations on the benefits of vitamin D have taken the health industry by storm. A goldmine of pioneering studies around the turn of the 21st century on vitamin D have reported incredible findings about the “Sunshine Vitamin” and its positive effects on bone health, the immune system, and good health in general. 3 Benefits of Vitamin D3 … Continue reading 3 Amazing Health Benefits of Vitamin D3
Did you know that calcium accounts for around 1.5 to 2 percent of your body weight? This vital mineral is perhaps best known to strengthen bones, teeth, the heart, and slash your risk of developing a number of diseases. On the contrary, a calcium deficiency can lead to common conditions like hypertension, seizures, and much more. Perhaps … Continue reading 10 Facts about Calcium
Calcium is, quite simply, an essential element that is highly important for living organisms to survive. This includes humans and 1.5 to 2% of a human’s overall body weight consists of the element calcium. Represented by the elemental symbol of ‘Ca’, a certain amount of calcium is required each day in order to avoid a … Continue reading What Is Calcium?
As the human body ages, flexible tissue fiber known as elastin begins to break down from years of continuous physical stress. This gradual breakdown has a number of adverse effects on the overall health and appearance of the body. Externally, as skin loses its elastin, wrinkles begin to appear. Internally, similar but more serious changes … Continue reading Study: Vitamin D Supplements May Help Prevent Arterial Stiffness in Black Teens
Perhaps the most misguided health advice given by many well-meaning health enthusiasts and government agencies in the past 25 years is to avoid direct sunlight exposure. While it is true that excessive sun exposure can increase unfavorable results in one’s health, healthy exposure to sunlight is an integral aspect of maintaining your health. Totally avoiding … Continue reading New Study Says Caucasians at Higher Risk for Vitamin D Deficiency
The University of Michigan School of Public Health published research that suggests inadequate levels of vitamin D could be a key factor in increased fat accumulation in children, and could be an important weapon in the fight against childhood obesity. According to their findings, there is a strong correlation between vitamin D deficiency and the … Continue reading Vitamin D and Obesity in Children
Authors of a new study  have concluded that males with a low level of Vitamin D, a fat-soluble vitamin, are more likely to suffer a heart attack. There are a variety of clinical studies showing that the death rates attributed to cardiovascular diseases grow during winter months. Conversely, the opposite was found at lower altitudes. This background … Continue reading Is There A Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency & Heart Attacks?
Vitamin D is a hot topic in the news these days and it’s also one of the most controversial subjects in medical research. The main debate centers around how much vitamin D3, a natural “nutrient” synthesized by the body in response to sunlight exposure, the average person needs. Governmental guidelines may be advocating for less-than-ideal … Continue reading How Much Vitamin D3 Do You Need?
Malnutrition is a common side effect of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD). The damage Crohn’s, ulcerative colitis, and other bowel diseases inflict upon the intestinal tract makes it nearly impossible for proper absorption of essential vitamins and minerals the human body requires to thrive. More than a million people are believed to suffer from IBD in … Continue reading Vitamin D Deficiency Puts Inflammatory Bowel Disease Patients at Greater Risk of Osteoporosis, Study Finds