Tag: vitamin D deficiency

The Real Reason Why Sugar Is Dangerous

The Real Reason Why Sugar Is Dangerous

| Apr 25, 2017

It’s no secret that sugar can be hazardous to your health. While glucose plays an essential role in energy metabolism and shouldn’t be shunned entirely, the results of sugar overconsumption are clear. Including a reasonable amount of natural sugar sources (such as fruits, juices, honey, sugary vegetables like carrots and beets) is perfectly healthful for […]

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How to Tell If You’re Vitamin D Deficient (And What to Do about It)

How to Tell If You’re Vitamin D Deficient (And What to Do about It)

| Feb 15, 2017

You may remember the vitamin D craze of a few years ago. Because enthusiasm for the therapeutic benefits of this vitamin has simmered, some people might be tempted to believe that it was just a fad. But nothing could be farther from the truth. Vitamin D is essential for nearly every aspect of your health—and […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency: Cause of Many Diseases

Vitamin D Deficiency: Cause of Many Diseases

| Jul 2, 2016

Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a a public health crisis of epidemic proportions! A study published in the July, 2011 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism found that a jaw-dropping 59 percent of the population is vitamin D deficient. In addition, nearly 25 percent of the study subjects were found […]

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Using Sunscreen Puts You at a HIGHER Risk for Cancer

Using Sunscreen Puts You at a HIGHER Risk for Cancer

| Jun 1, 2016

One look at the data on skin cancer is enough to worry anyone: the National Cancer Institute reports that the incidence of new melanoma cases among American adults has tripled since the 1970’s, and that number is continuing to climb.[1] While these figures aren’t debatable, the real causes of skin cancer are. Sun exposure nearly […]

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Protect Yourself from Cancer with Vitamin D

Protect Yourself from Cancer with Vitamin D

| Apr 29, 2016

By now, “make sure you’re not deficient in vitamin D” is an oldie…but it’s still a goodie too. In the years since the vitamin D craze first began, researchers have only become more certain that vitamin D deficiency is a serious problem, and that the simple practice of maintaining optimal levels could be the solution […]

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Sun Avoidance is as Bad as Smoking for Your Health

Sun Avoidance is as Bad as Smoking for Your Health

| Apr 14, 2016

It’s no secret that we’re afraid of the sun. We blame sunlight for rising cancer rates and premature aging, we avoid its “destructive” rays at all costs, and when we have no choice but to be outside, we slather ourselves and our loved ones with toxic sunscreen for protection. This is perhaps one of our […]

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