Tag: vitamins

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Depression, Pain, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, and Breast Cancer

By Dr. Mercola Vitamin D research continues to impress upon us the importance of appropriate sun exposure as the ideal way to optimize your vitamin D levels. Winter limits sun exposure for many up to six months of the year. During those times, your next best bet would be artificial UVB light, as UV ray exposure also appears…

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Death By Heart Disease Linked To Low Vitamin K – Top 10 Foods Rich In Vitamin K

By Mae Chan There is a strong link between poor vitamin K status and cardiovascular (CV) mortality, say researchers who warn that around a third of people may be deficient. Vitamin K is an essential nutrient necessary for responding to injuries – it regulates normal blood clotting. In addition, by assisting the transport of calcium…

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Vitamin C: A Powerful Weapon During Cold and Flu Season

By Jeremiah Johnson Following Benjamin Franklin’s saying, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” you can bolster your chances to avoid the headaches of cold and flu season by an intake of Vitamin C.  Every article I have written on supplements I have included the caveat of asking your friendly family physician…

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Cardiovascular Failure 12 Times More Prevalent In Those With Vitamin D Deficiency

By Mae Chan More trials are needed to test vitamin D supplementation for the prevention of heart disease, say researchers behind a new study showing heart failure among the elderly is strongly associated with vitamin D deficiency. In the absence of Vitamin D from sunlight, disease increases more than 1000 percent. Experts suggest that the…

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Vitamin C Regulates Stem Cells and Curbs Leukemia Growth

By Heather Callaghan, Editor The life of a stem cell is still a mystery to scientists. Stem cells are the pervasive cells that “seed” new cancer cells, feed fatal tumors and often evade treatment. But recent research is intrigued with the effects of vitamin C on leukemia stem cells. A new study from the Children’s Medical Center Research Institute at…

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Supplements For The Whole Family

In the last few years, the market for nutritional supplements has really taken off. People are realizing that the food they eat doesn’t contain everything they need for good health, so they’re taking the initiative to protect their health and make up the difference with supplements. It started with the idea that adults don’t necessarily…

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