Tag: vitamin D

Flu Season Continues to Worsen (How to Protect Yourself)

Flu Season Continues to Worsen (How to Protect Yourself)

| Feb 7, 2018

The historic 2017-2018 flu season is continuing to worsen. Authorities now report that the influenza virus is “widespread” across every region of the United States (usually, virus levels peak in different regions over the course of the season; it’s extremely rare for the entire country to be saturated at once). The death toll has risen […]

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Follow These Practices to Maximize the Benefits of Supplementation

Follow These Practices to Maximize the Benefits of Supplementation

| Jan 28, 2018

Supplementation is still a controversial topic. Despite tens of thousands of studies demonstrating the benefits of correctly taking nutritional supplements, skeptics still have their doubts about whether supplementation is necessary or even helpful in any way. Later in this article, we’ll cover best practices for optimizing the benefits of your nutritional supplement regimen. We would […]

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This Flu Season Is a Rough One (Here’s How to Protect Yourself)

This Flu Season Is a Rough One (Here’s How to Protect Yourself)

| Jan 18, 2018

You’ve most likely had the unfortunate experience of finding out just how awful the flu can be. This year’s flu season in the United States is already one of the worst on record—new strains of the influenza virus have sprawled across 46 states and claimed the lives of 106 people—and health agencies fear that it […]

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How Mold Sickness Destroys Your Health (And How to Protect Yourself)

How Mold Sickness Destroys Your Health (And How to Protect Yourself)

| Nov 11, 2017

We’ve written in the past about the manmade toxins that litter our homes: toxic furniture, bedding, clothing, cleaning products, and more. Environmental air pollution gets a lot of attention, but according to the EPA, the air inside our homes is two to five times more polluted on average—and in some cases up to 100 times […]

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Optimal Vitamin D Levels Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Optimal Vitamin D Levels Help Prevent Skin Cancer

| Sep 14, 2017

For most of our lives, we’ve been told the same story when it comes to sun exposure and cancer risk: the sun is dangerous and cancer-causing, so slather on that sunscreen and avoid harmful UV rays whenever possible. There’s certainly at least some truth to this belief. Sun overexposure can damage the skin, and the […]

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Fight the Flu with Vitamin D (Not the Flu Vaccine)

Fight the Flu with Vitamin D (Not the Flu Vaccine)

| Mar 6, 2017

If you’ve had the flu recently, you know how miserable it can be. For most people, one bout with it is enough to convince them to run out for a flu shot the following year. This is exactly what flu vaccines manufacturers would prefer—but there’s actually very little evidence that these shots are the best […]

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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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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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