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Vitamin D

Shorter days naturally take a toll on mental health. Less Vitamin D, less fresh air (when it gets too cold), often less exercise, and, the old fallacy is sort of true: our moods can be tied to the weather. Don’t wait until January to make a resolution, make one right now to support your mental […]

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Health studies aren’t fact. So many factors can sway them, including other lifestyle choices, environmental factors, and family history. But when study after study performed in different countries comes to the same conclusion… we should probablylisten, and take action. Another study has found that Vitamin D level is tied to breast cancer risk, especially as […]

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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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It may be June, but plenty of people are still sporting pale winter skin—which is fine, as long as you’re getting Vitamin D elsewhere. You need more than you think—or is recommended. What they say you should be getting in terms of Vitamin D is just the minimum, most people need more to function better. […]

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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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