Tag: vitamin d

Chilly Weather? We Still Need Vitamin D

From October to March, the sun isn't strong enough north of Los Angeles and Atlanta to prod your body into making much vitamin D-3....

Low Levels of Vitamin D Causing Slower Sickness Recovery

Recent studies into the importance of Vitamin D have revealed that while concern over the effects of sun damage are warranted, Vitamin D deficiency can have substantial implications for overall health and the ability to recover from illness and injury.

Vitamin D Proves as Alternative Treatment for Tuberculosis, Study Suggests

There has been a great deal of information surfacing lately about vitamin D deficiency and how it impacts health. Curious about how tuberculosis has...

4 Essential Nutrients Americans Are Not Getting Enough Of

When the U.S. Department of Agriculture came out with its Dietary Guidelines last year, it also published information on the so-called "shortfall nutrients" that...

Should We Drink Orange Juice with Added Calcium and Vitamin D?

Major brands are selling orange juice with about 350 milligrams (mg) of calcium and 100 international units of vitamin D added to each 8-ounce...

Are Your Bones Brittle?

As babies, our bones are soft and certain bones are not even completely matured at birth. An infant's skull is made up of six...

Is Your Thyroid Exhausted?

Are you exhausted, have memory lapses, thinning hair, body aches, irritability, depression, sleep problems, low sex drive, constipation and/or weight gain? These could be symptoms...