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Keep Your Mood Up This Winter

November 27, 2018

Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is likely starting to kick in for some people. As the days get shorter, many will find their moods starting to mirror the dark, cold, weather. It’s not just a romantic fallacy—there’s an actual reason. Less time in the sun means less Vitamin D, causing a drop not just in […]

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50-70% of Americans are estimated to be low on Vitamin D, or Vitamin D insufficient. That means they have enough Vitamin D to get by (no rickets) but aren’t anywhere near optimum health. Past studies looking at long term effect of Vitamin D insufficiency had written it off as inconsequential… but those studies only looked […]

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Having extra belly fat means there’s a good chance you’re short on Vitamin D, according to new research. It’s unclear whether lack of Vitamin D makes belly fat grow, or whether belly fat somehow causes low Vitamin D levels. Either way, Vitamin D is important for health in several ways, supporting bones, the immune system, […]

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How good is your daily nutrition? It’s almost a trick question, because the amount and variety of nutrients you’re getting isn’t limited to what you choose to eat, but where it was grown, how it was processed/packaged, how long it took to get to you, etc. Once you eat, the nutrients you get are limited […]

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Calcium. Vitamin D. Iron. There are many nutrients that you may be a little deficient on, and need to make a regular part of your diet using a supplement. But don’t go out and buy a single ingredient supplement—nutrients work better together; they’re more efficient, and sometimes the underlying problem is indirect (you’re eating the […]

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