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Vitamin D—A New Pain Killer?

Monday, September 29, 2008
By Kimberly Beauchamp, ND Healthnotes Newswire -Women who get the right amount of vitamin D are less likely to suffer from chronic widespread pain, according to a new study in the Annals of Rheumatic Diseases. Vitamin D is a hormone that is intimately involved with bone and immune system health.… continue reading

Disease epidemic: are the obvious patterns being overlooked?

Monday, September 29, 2008
After reading hundreds of books and articles on health I found it important to develop the ability to identify patterns. This makes things easier to understand and to explain. Oddly enough, writing that sentence just made me think of one of the patterns I identify on a daily basis.… continue reading

Time to start the Vitamin D supplements again

Monday, September 29, 2008
Daily Gleaner – Fredericton,New Brunswick,Canada As the cold weather approaches and our sun slips further away from us, it is time to start supplementing our diet with Vitamin D. With our northern latitude, we can no longer rely on the sun’s rays to reach us so that our skin can naturally produce this valuable nutrient.… continue reading

Low wintertime vitamin D levels

Friday, September 26, 2008
Low wintertime vitamin D levels in a sample of healthy young adults of diverse ancestry living in the Toronto area: Associations with vitamin D intake and skin pigmentation. Vitamin D plays a critical role in bone metabolism and many cellular and immunological processes.… continue reading

80% of Sunscreens Do Not Prevent Skin Damage and Skin Cancer

Thursday, September 25, 2008
Only those sunscreens with titanium or zinc in them provide a broad range of protection from ultraviolet rays, according to the Environmental Working Group. The FDA has proposed rules that would identify the sunscreens that would fully protect you. Concerns were reported about the most popular sunblock chemical, oxybenzone, which is absorbed into the skin.… continue reading

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