Tagged: Vitamin D

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How sun exposure improves our immune function

By Dr. Mercola

Mounting research confirms that sun avoidance may be at the heart of a large number of health problems. Not only does your body produce vitamin D in response to sun exposure on bare skin, but sunlight also produces a number of other health benefits that are unrelated to vitamin D production. Continue reading

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Why the weather affects how you feel

By Dr Mercola

Weather can be sunny, stormy, dreary or unpredictable but then so, too, can your mood. The way you feel on any given day may actually be intricately tied to the weather forecast in ways science is only beginning to understand. Continue reading

Vitamin D deficiency causes weight gain: Drop weight effortlessly by boosting vitamin supplementation

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By Aurora Geib

For years, the mathematical equation offered to those trying to lose weight seemed simple enough: Burn more calories than you consume. Piece of cake, right? Unfortunately, as with almost everything concerning the human body, it’s not quite as simple as that. Over the years, more and more scientific evidence leaks out — confirming what many of us have suspected all along — that proves that weight gain and loss is affected by many, many factors. Among them: genetics, gender, age, hormones, stress levels, exposure to toxins and many health conditions. Even social and environmental factors can come into play.  Continue reading

Vitamin D and osteoporosis: How this ‘miracle’ vitamin can restore optimum bone health in men and women

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By Aurora Geib for Natural News

More than 50 million Americans suffer from osteoporosis, literally “porous bones,” a condition that occurs when your body doesn’t replace bone cells that are lost naturally over time. Lose too much bone, and your bone density drops, making you much more prone to fractures, especially as you age. Vitamin D has been identified as a primary role player in preventing osteoporosis. Here’s how it can help you prevent the disease: Continue reading