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In Times of Anxiety or Suffering from Migraines, Raising your Magnesium Levels Can Help

Added March 27, 2020, Under: Health, Vitamin D

Magnesium is a mineral essential for many functions within the body.  We all need it and here are some of the reasons why... Magnesium is required for the healthy function of most cells, especially the heart, kidneys and muscles. When you have low magnesium levels, this can be a powerful predictor of heart disease compromising your cardiovascular health. Magnesium is a component necessary for the activation of vitamin D as well as helping to prevent migraines and depression while improving brain ...

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Our Suggestions on How to Stay Safe

Added March 17, 2020, Under: Diseases, Health, How To, Top 10, Vitamin D

We are all concerned about the health and safety of our family and friends. We set out below our suggestions on how to stay safe. Of course prevention is better than cure but there is still much we can all do. Frequent washing of hands thoroughly with soap and water for twenty seconds is the most important habit you can get into - every time you come home, arrive at work or someone else's home etc.  And avoid touching your face or ...

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Essential Oils & Other Natural Alternatives for Psoriasis

Added March 6, 2020, Under: Natural remedies, Skin Conditions, Vitamin D

In our earlier post, you can find out all about the chronic, autoimmune skin condition known as Psoriasis and how it can lead to psoriatic arthritis which is an inflammation of the joints, affecting some thirty per cent of those suffering from psoriasis. The signs and symptoms of psoriasis The appearance of plaques of red skin which can sometimes have a covering crust of silver or white scales. The appearance of loose skin or lesions.  These can also be sensitive, itchy or ...

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Top Resolutions for Improved Health Now & the Rest of the Year

Added January 27, 2020, Under: Health, How To, Vitamin D

Sometimes we need a bit of a push to get us going, to get us into a healthier way of living and to take responsibility for reaching that goal. And it does not have to be that difficult or time consuming. If you are free to sit on a sofa and watch TV for a couple of hours a day, then you have plenty of time to put these resolutions in place. We list our top suggestions And each of these come with a ...

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Your Vitamin D Levels Could Be Too Low if You Are Overweight or Obese

Added January 11, 2020, Under: Health, Vitamin D

One of the most important vitamins of all, to ensure our good health and wellbeing, has to be Vitamin D. And yet, in spite of the well known advantages of maintaining good levels,  there are many reasons why people are still testing as being deficient. And one of these reasons is when they are overweight or obese. Why does being overweight or obese affect Vitamin D levels? Research has added to the evidence linking obesity with lower levels of vitamin D with researchers finding why those carrying ...

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How the Menopause Can Affect & Age Our Skin

Added December 1, 2019, Under: Vitamin D, Women's Health

As we age, our skin can change. It can be because of aging or it can also be because of going through the menopause. And sometimes, we may notice that any changes in our skin are being accelerated. While wrinkles, dryness and dullness can all be part of the changes, they are not going to make us feel better about ourselves. There are two types of skin aging - extrinsic and intrinsic Extrinsic skin aging is caused by external factors - ones such as damage ...

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How Hunger Can Make Us Angry

Added October 25, 2019, Under: Diets, Health, Nutrition, Vitamin D

When we are hungry, we can become snappy and irritable. If we have not eaten in a while, we can find it difficult to concentrate. If we are in need of a snack, this can severely affect our mood. But why does this happen? There is a new word out there And the word is hanger. Once it was a made up word but now it has been added to the Oxford English Dictionary, defined as being "bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger". In 2018, ...

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How You Can Reduce the Stress & Improve Emotional Well-Being Too

Added July 31, 2019, Under: Environment, Exercise, How To, Inflammation, Insomnia, Vitamin D

Stress seems to be constantly on the increase but this could be because more attention today is being paid to the problem. And mothers in particular will put the welfare of their families first to the detriment of their own health. Meanwhile, you should be putting yourself at the top of the list for reducing stress and improving emotional well-being so that others will benefit too. If you can reduce stress while improving your emotional well-being, studies have shown that you will lower ...

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Hearing Aids Could Have An Additional Benefit, Protecting Against Dementia

Added July 28, 2019, Under: Diseases, Technology, Vitamin D

With more and more of the aging population having their hearing tested and then opting to wear hearing aids, there is apparently an added advantage - apart from improved hearing. What did researchers discover? Researchers have found that those who wear a hearing aid for age-related hearing problem can benefit from better short-term memories and improved concentration. They came to the conclusion that, after two years of wearing a hearing aid, a person's ability to concentrate was approximately eight years younger than if ...

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Sunflowers Give Us a Happy Feeling & Healthy Seeds

Added July 23, 2019, Under: Environment, Vitamin D

  Who can resist smiling when they see sunflowers growing.  They are well known for being "happy" flowers.  At the same time, sunflowers symbolize adoration, loyalty and longevity. These bright and colorful flowers are as warm and  inviting as the summer sun. With brilliant yellow petals (known as rays), sunflowers have an unmistakable sun-like appearance. Originally from the Americas, sunflowers were cultivated as a valuable food source for centuries. With the European exploration of the New World, the flower’s popularity spread to the ...

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