Vitamin D deficiency may be inevitable depending on where you live. For example, if you live in the 37th parallel, you are at a greater risk of developing a vitamin D deficiency.
Red light therapy (RLT) is a very trendy topic these days. Everyone is talking about it. As someone who is a big advocate of RLT, I’m happy to see how much traction it is gaining.
Several years ago actress Gwyneth Paltrow shared that she had a severe vitamin D deficiency. "My doctors tested my vitamin D levels which turned out to be the lowest thing they had never seen -- not a good thing," Paltrow said, according to this Food Matters article from 2010. On top of this, she had osteopenia (low bone density). Vitamin D is essential for bone health. This nutrient helps the body absorb calcium (a mineral, which you probably already know, is invaluable to the health of our bones).
The good news is that there are simple steps we can take to be proactive and have a healthy but still fun 4th of July holiday and summer. Remember, “detox to retox” is no way to treat your beautiful mind and body. And as always, prevention is better than cure.
So, what else can you do to help protect yourself and your family from the damaging rays of the sun? Well, according to recent research from the University of Sydney, you may want to consider adding vitamin B3 to your sun protection arsenal.
There’s another pandemic we are facing that you may not even be aware of: a vitamin D deficiency pandemic. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)), around one billion people worldwide are vitamin D deficient, and about 50 percent of the population is vitamin D insufficient.
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Pharmaceutical and packaged goods giant Johnson & Johnson recently recalled five of their aerosol spray sunscreen products.
If there is one thing that the past year and a half has taught us, it’s that we need to be more proactive about taking care of our brains! We can no longer afford to disregard our mental health.
There are millions of nerve endings in the lips which explains why we may find kissing very pleasurable. But, of course, having dry lips is a sure way to make kissing less sexy and fun (both for you and your partner).
Having a sufficient intake of vitamin D is important to our overall health and wellness. Very few foods naturally contain this nutrient. In fact, it is called the ‘sunshine vitamin’ because our bodies produce vitamin D when our skin is exposed to sunlight.
Due to COVID-19, the virus we all obviously want to prevent or be able to successfully fight off should we contract it, there has been a lot of talk about vitamin D.
May is skin cancer awareness month. And with all 50 states taking initiatives towards reopening, people are finally out and about in the sun. What better time to discuss skin cancer and sun protection?
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