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Taking Care of Your Teeth Through The Food You Eat

Added February 20, 2018, Under: Dental Care, Diseases, How To, Vitamin D

We all know about taking care of our teeth with twice daily brushing and flossing and regular visits to the dentist. But are we aware that what we eat or don't eat can be important too? Certain foods can erode teeth enamel, lead to tooth decay or even can chip or damage your teeth. The top foods to avoid for good dental care Acidic foods affect tooth enamel.  For example, the acids found in citrus fruits and juices can do damage.  If you enjoy ...

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Flu & Why You Need To Supplement With Vitamin D During The Winter Months

Added February 11, 2018, Under: How To, Vitamin D

There has been plenty of media attention on the severity of the flu season this winter. You might be wondering why the flu is so much more likely to rear its head during the cold months. Why is the flu more common in winter? One reason is that the influenza virus lives longer outside the human body when it is cold and dry. The other reason is the lack of good vitamin D levels during the winter.  With much of the western world being ...

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Is Back Acne Or Even Butt Acne a Problem for You?

Added February 1, 2018, Under: Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

We tend to think about acne being a problem on our faces but it also appears on other parts of the body. Acne on the back and acne on the bottom can cause pain and discomfort too... Why do we get "back acne"? Our backs have one of the highest concentration of sebaceous glands,  making them more susceptible to acne outbreaks. It is also difficult to reach round to our backs so giving the area a really good clean can be more of a ...

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Are Two Eggs a Day Too Many?

Added January 10, 2018, Under: Diets, Health, How To, Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

Several decades ago here in the UK, there used to be a popular TV commercial for eggs with the slogan "Go to Work on an Egg".  This was back in the 1960s when eggs were considered to be a highly nutritious food – and before the decades-long misconception that egg yolks were a contributing factor to heart disease. The thinking behind the slogan was that a substantial breakfast was essential for anyone to start the day so that they could go ...

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Why Psoriasis Sufferers Should Take This Vitamin

Added December 31, 2017, Under: Health, Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

You many have heard of the skin condition known as Psoriasis and pronounced with a silent "p". It is a chronic disease of the immune system and can be very debilitating when cells build up on the surface of the skin, leading to thick and red scaly patches.  These patches can be both itchy and painful. Psoriasis is surprisingly common with up to 7.5 million people in the USA having this condition while some 30% of these also develop a form of ...

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How Children & A Fish Supper Can Equal A Good Night’s Sleep

Added December 23, 2017, Under: Children's Health, How To, Insomnia, Vitamin D

Researchers have found that children who eat fish for supper at least once a week will sleep more soundly than those who do not. In the study, over 500 children (between the ages of 9 and 11) were asked how often they ate fish - options ranged from "never" to at least "once per week". The children also answered questions about their sleep quality, having to say how long they slept for, how frequently they woke up during the night and whether ...

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Loving Your Hair To Be At Its Best? Eat These Foods

Added November 18, 2017, Under: How To, Nutrition, Vitamin D

One of the most important ways to look good is to have healthy, shiny hair. And what you eat can play a big part in helping your hair to be at its best... Foods that are rich in protein Did you know that our hair is made up of protein?  Choose plenty of fresh, organic proteins to include in your diet and to top up your hair's protein levels. Suggestions are organic free-range eggs, grass fed meats, cheeses, quinoa and beans, nuts and seeds. A ...

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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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