Once praised as a health treatment all by itself, sunlight has been relentlessly attacked by dermatologists and the cancer industry who have encouraged massive vitamin D deficiencies across the population. But now, as the importance of vitamin D is coming back to light, more and more people are turning to sensible sunshine exposure as a […]
Vitamin D for Weight Loss?The evidence: In a study of 38 overweight men and women, University of Minnesota researchers found that those with higher vitamin D levels lost more weight when placed on a low-calorie diet. Additionally, Vitamin D is proven to be so important to health — in terms of bone strength, heart health, […]
Get your vitamin D level checked with a simple blood test. Vitamin D is at least as important as calcium for strong bones, and most Americans don’t get enough. Get a minimum of 1,000 IU a day through supplements and food.
Staying physically fit is a year-round lifestyle choice. Regardless of the season, it takes commitment and resolve to maintain a healthy diet and regular exercise regimen. The payoff for such perseverance, however, is huge. Recent studies from the Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise journal indicate that exercise along with a diet that is […]