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Going into Hospital for an Operation? How to Stay Fit & Healthy

Added October 12, 2017, Under: Health, How To, Inflammation, Vitamin D

Sometimes an operation is necessary as a result of an accident and then there is no chance to prepare. But many do have advance notice, affording them the chance to take some helpful steps in preparation. No one wants to be in hospital in the first place and everyone wants to prevent any mishaps while in there. Some points to remember Your medical team will give you a set of instructions to follow and your surgeon should outline the procedure but it does not ...

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We Share Ten Health Tips

Added September 2, 2017, Under: Diseases, Health, Vitamin D

Many of us cannot resist reading through a top ten list especially when it may help the reader to improve health. That top ten list 1. Inexpensive to buy and easily available, add and mix in a heaped teaspoon of baking soda to a glass of filtered water and drink once a day, or a few days a week, to alkalize your pH while oxygenating your cells. The use of baking soda as a drink can change your body from being acidic ...

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Suffering from Pain? How Quality Sleep and Vitamin D Can Help

Added June 30, 2017, Under: Arthritis, Inflammation, Vitamin D

Suffering from pain can be relentless and debilitating, particularly if you suffer from a chronic condition such as arthritis, fibromyalgia or menstrual cramps. Back pain is another one. Now researchers have found a link between vitamin D, sleep - and pain.  The research was carried out by the Department of Psychobiology at the Federal University of São Paulo in Brazil and published in the Journal of Endocrinology. What conclusions did the researchers reach? They said that while the role of vitamin D in bone metabolism ...

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Osteoporosis & How to Prevent or Even Reverse This Condition

Added March 30, 2017, Under: Diseases, Environment, How To, Vitamin D

This partly inherited condition is feared by many women (and less often by men) as they grow older - but the good news is that early lifestyle choices and changes can make a difference, even slowing down bone loss after it has been diagnosed. Osteoporosis is a bone disease and the word means porous bones. Decreased bone strength comes as a result of both reduced bone quantity and quality.  If you have osteoporosis, you have an increased risk of bone fractures. What ...

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Is There Any Link Between Too Much Sleep & Alzheimer’s?

Added March 16, 2017, Under: Health, Insomnia, Vitamin D

Many of us worry about suffering from insomnia and being sleep deprived.  But the opposite could be true.  What if we find that we, or someone we care about, is having too much sleep.  What if someone regularly sleeps for more than nine hours at night? We worry about not getting enough sleep but, with five million diagnosed with Alzheimer's in the USA alone, the thought of developing Alzheimer's is becoming of much greater concern. Could this be an early sign of ...

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How To Achieve That Healthy Glow!

Added February 15, 2017, Under: How To, Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

Researchers have come to the conclusion that a healthy glow does not necessarily mean you are actually healthy. The researchers say that, while a diet rich in fruit and vegetables is of course good for you and the natural result of beta-carotenes (the same substance that produces the orange color found in carrots) could be a healthy glow to the skin, taking beta-carotene supplements were not likely to have the same healthy benefits in spite of adding color to the skin. Is ...

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Is This Revolutionary Type Of Toothpaste Too Good To Be True?

Added November 30, 2016, Under: dental care, Nutrition, Vitamin D

There is a revolutionary type of toothpaste new on the market!  And American dentists are unhappy about it because it might deprive them of revenue from some of their regular and lucrative dental procedures. While this claim might just be publicity hype, the toothpaste itself is definitely worth investigating. Apparently, the discovery by Japanese researcher Kazue Yamagishi has some incredible properties, being able to fill small cavities and cracks in the teeth while restoring tooth enamel at the same time. According to this site... The ...

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Cod Liver Oil & Is This Old Fashioned Remedy Back in Fashion?

Added September 18, 2016, Under: Arthritis, Babies, How To, Pregnancy, Top 10, Vitamin D

The thought of taking a spoonful of castor oil might bring a smile to your lips or conjure up thoughts of children in a Victorian nursery - but could this old fashioned remedy actually be a good idea in these modern times?Those who lived in Northern Europe were using cod liver oil for hundreds of years to protect them from the long dark winters and they certainly had the right idea. What is cod liver oil? Cod liver oil is the essential ...

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Just Some of the Hundreds of Healing Ways of Coconut Oil

Added September 13, 2016, Under: dental care, Pregnancy, Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

With such a rise in the popularity of coconut oil and other coconut products, are we not going to run out of the raw material? Along with the very special coconut oil, products include coconut butter, coconut shreds, coconut water, coconut milk and cream, coconut flour and more. We consider it to be one of the healthiest oils in the world! And one of the reasons for this is that the flesh of the coconut is very high in healthy fatty acids. While ...

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Pregnancy, New Moms, Babies & The Importance of Vitamin D Levels

Added September 5, 2016, Under: Babies, Children's Health, Vitamin D

GrassrootsHealth is responsible for a great deal of ongoing research into the importance of vitamin D in today's world - and we have written about many different aspects of ensuring high vitamin D levels in the past. Here are some of our titles... Cancer prevention Helping to prevent Alzheimer's disease Signs of a vitamin D deficiency Children and vitamin D  How to get tested for your vitamin D levels Now it is the turn of the breastfed baby In support of National Breastfeeding Month, GrassrootsHealth have announced that ...

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