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Statin Intolerance – A Vitamin D Health Problem

Nearly a third of American adults have high cholesterol, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. But less than half of them are getting the medical treatment they need to lower the amount of low-density lipoprotein (LDL), or “bad” cholesterol, in their blood. Statin Problems? Is Your Vitamin D low? While the benefit of […]

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Prostate Prevention – No Shave November!

Prevent Prostate Cancer Update Death rates, on the other hand, have been recently declining and now stand at 32.9/100,000 (30.2 among white men and 73.0 among black men). This may in part be due to other increasing causes of mortality including heart disease and lung cancer. Some experts argue that the increased use of PSA […]

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Another View On Stress – “Thoughtsmanship!”

The concept of Thoughtsmanship involves focusing on your present situation and state of mind. This can mean awareness of your surroundings, emotions and breathing—or, more simply, enjoying each bite of a really good organic salad. Research in recent decades has linked mindfulness practices to a staggering collection of possible health benefits. Proximity Awareness Tuning into […]

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How Can You Believe Nutrition Science Studies?

Nutrition studies tend to  attract media attention and catch the public’s eye when compared to other scientific studies. Nutrition studies often claim that a specific food or supplement will cause, cure or prevent a certain disease. Though they receive a lot of publicity, their conclusions and results must not be taken for granted and must […]

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Stress vs Eustress – Do You Know The Difference?

  Eustress refers to a positive response one has to a stressor, which can depend on one’s current feelings of control, desirability, location, and timing of the stressor.[4] Potential indicators of eustress may include responding to a stressor with a sense of meaning, hope, or vigor.[5] Eustress has also been positively correlated with life satisfaction […]

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Autistic Children – Most Benefit From Adequate Vitamin D3

Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a frequent developmental disorder characterized by pervasive deficits in social interaction, impairment in verbal and nonverbal communication, and stereotyped patterns of interests and activities. It has been previously reported that there is vitamin D deficiency in autistic children; however, there is a lack of randomized controlled trials of vitamin D […]

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People who were sleeping on average around six hours a night had a waist measurement that was 3cm greater than individuals who were getting nine hours of sleep a night.

Sleep And Your Weight – Is There A Connection?

Long summer days make for short summer nights – an increasing number of people are sleep deprived and show it. The findings showed that people who were sleeping on average around six hours a night had a waist measurement that was 3cm greater than individuals who were getting nine hours of sleep a night. And […]

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Vitamin D3 Revisited – One Size Does Not Fit All

 New Research Nearly every cell in the body contains a vitamin D receptor. Research shows vitamin D plays an important role in skeletal, immune, developmental and cardiovascular health. Thus, maintaining optimal vitamin D levels is vital for overall health. A Long Term Vitamin D3 Debate A heated debate surrounds the recommended vitamin D dosage and levels. […]

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Parkinson’s Disease – It Starts In The Bowel!

New research has been shedding light on some baffling neurological problems including Parkinson’s Disease. It does not start in the brain but in the gut! Bowel Proteins So what’s going on here? One hypothesis the scientists put forward is that gut proteins start folding in the wrong way, and that genetic ‘mistake’ gets carried up […]

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