vitamin

App Calculates How Much Sun Exposure You Need For Vitamin D Production

There are repeated pleas from doctors and medical experts to stay out of direct sunlight as much as possible. However our bodies do need the rays from the sun to create vitamin D, a vital nutrient for our bodies. While we get vitamin D from food and supplements, the same UVB rays that cause a sun...
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Gummy Vitamins May Be Dangerous To Your Health

One of the most popular vitamin supplements may be hazardous to your health. A recent test of gummy vitamins found a vast majority do not provide the body with the proper nutrients. The test of 50 different multivitamins found that 80% of gummy multivitamins did not meet the standards of dietary...
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Expecting Mothers May Need More Meat in Their Diet

A new report links not eating enough meat during pregnancy to a high risk your child will have a drinking or drug problem. The study for 15-year olds were almost twice as likely to indulge in underage drinking and smoking nearly three times as likely to be smoke weed if their mothers who did not...
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Don't Believe The Apricot Seed Hype

When you are stricken with a disease, such as cancer, you believe almost anything that says it is a cure. That lead to many people believing that apricot seeds indeed is a treatment for cancer. Back in the 1970s, Dr. John Richardson had done some treatments using apricot kernel therapy, in...
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Gray Hair Can Tell You A Lot About Your Body

They're plucked and they're dyed in many cases, but gray hair not only is a sign of our biological age, they can also be a window into your health. Generally, gray hair begins to start for Caucasians in their mid-30s, Asians in their late 30s, and African-Americans in their mid-40s.For instance, it...
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Cat Food Recalled For Low Levels Of Vital Vitamin

Cat owners who feed their pets 9 Lives, EverPet and Special Kitty canned cat food are being urged to return unopened cans for a refund after it was discovered the food was dangerously deficient in a vitamin that’s essential to cats. Thiamine, or vitamin B1, is a vital for their health and a long-...
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Free Range and Organic Egg Yolks Contain More Vitamin D

Perhaps another good reason to shop for free-range chicken eggs as a new study has found that hens that are allowed to wander outdoors lay eggs that contain up to 30% more vitamin D in their yolks than eggs from chickens that are kept inside. The vital hormone is either synthesized by ultraviolet...
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Excessive Consumption of Energy Drinks Causes Man To Develop Hepatitis

Many people turn to energy rinks to give them some extra pep to get the job done but be careful not to rely too much of them as it can lead to liver damage. A recent report printed in the British Medical Journal is from four University of Florida School Department of Medicine doctors and...
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