vitamin D

Women's Health

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Preventing Osteoporosis

WOMEN’S HEALTH: Preventing Osteoporosis

The primary cause of fractures and hospitalizations in the elderly is preventable. Maintaining women’s health requires a basic knowledge of nutrition. Ann is in her sixties, well past ‘change of life.’ She reads about women’s health issues and is worried about her bones. She feels good, but she knows osteoporosis [...]

by × March 18, 2008 × 10,009 comments

Health Tips

Vitamin D Can Help Prevent Cancer

Vitamin D Can Help Prevent Cancer

If vitamin D helps prevent cancer, and the body synthesizes vitamin D through sun exposure, shouldn’t we be spending more time in the sun without sunscreen? When we were younger, we spent long days in the sun and no one ever mentioned the possibility of skin cancer. We used sunscreen [...]

by × March 18, 2008 × 9,521 comments

Men's Health

MEN’S HEALTH: Let There Be Light!

MEN’S HEALTH: Let There Be Light!

Find out how sunshine can improve men’s health by reducing cancer risks, increasing bone density and strengthening the immune system. In spite of all the fear-mongering about sunlight and skin cancer, the latest research confirms that getting optimal amounts of sun exposure could well be one of the most crucial [...]

by × March 18, 2008 × 9,748 comments

Health Tips

Cholesterol Drugs vs. Nutrients to Maintain Heart Health

Cholesterol Drugs vs. Nutrients to Maintain Heart Health

The benefits of statin drugs are questionable. Take the time to explore nutritional alternatives for heart health. There are currently 25 million people around the world taking anti-cholesterol medications called statins. In 2006 alone, nearly $28 billion dollars were spent on these medications to improve heart health. Admittedly these drugs [...]

by × March 18, 2008 × 9,957 comments

Health Tips

Skin Care Creams Don’t Have to Be Expensive to Help

Skin Care Creams Don’t Have to Be Expensive to Help

New anti-aging creams, lotions and potions promising an end to dry skin and wrinkles are offered every day, but expensive doesn’t necessarily mean effective. There are lower-cost solutions that can do the job. How many times have you seen an ad or commercial for some incredibly expensive product that promises [...]

by × March 18, 2008 × 0 comments