Older adults who take vitamin D and calcium supplements may live a bit longer than their peers, a new research review suggests. Researchers found that older adults who were given vitamin D and calcium supplements were 9 percent less likely to die over three years than those given placebo pills. Vitamin … Read more
The first thing you need to know about Vitamin-D is that it’s not really a vitamin at all! It’s in fact more of a ‘sun hormone’ that is produced naturally in the human body when the skin is exposed to sunlight. Food and sun-light (ultra-violet rays to be exact) are … Read more
Researchers have found evidence that Vitamin D supplements for pregnant women in the world’s colder, darker countries may stave off multiple sclerosis (MS) in their offspring. The finding adds to a growing body of work showing a link between low Vitamin D levels and the debilitating disease, which sees the immune … Read more
Vitamin D deficiency may increase the likelihood of having a Cesarean section, a new study has found. At the turn of the 20th century, according to background information in the report, deformed bones in the pelvis often led to a C-section, a problem that virtually disappeared with the vitamin D fortification of milk and other foods. But … Read more
With so many skin care products on the market it is hard to know witch of these products is right for your skin. Some products may work, but how will your skin react to them? It doesn’t matter if you use organic products or chemical based you still have to … Read more
Feeling young and rested is not easy in life, so let’s see part two of the anti-aging foods category. Avocados are one of the richest sources of monounsaturated fats and contain biotin for healthy skin. Watermelon is a source of lycopene, which protects the skin from UV rays. Kelp contains … Read more
Carrot is Daucus carota sativus of the parsley family. Carrot is a vegetable grown for its edible root. Raw carrots are eaten in salads and are mixed with some viands. Carrot contain carotene, a chemical that is converted into vitamin A by the body, it helps prevent night blindness. Health Benefits of … Read more
Even in today’s modern times, women look enviously at other women who have a long glorious blaze of hair. Long hair is desired by most women but few are lucky to have a healthy and long crowning glory. Here are a few facts about hair for all those who aspire … Read more
A recent study showed that men who consume at least 300 milligrams of vitamin C, through food and supplements, slash their risk of death from heart disease by 40 percent.
Here are seven proven ways that vitamin C helps lower your risk of heart disease:
1. Vitamin C is linked to reduced levels of lipoprotein (a). High levels of lipoprotein (a) are linked to stroke.
If you want beautiful skin, you need to maintain your lipid and hydric levels. If your skin isn’t getting enough nutrients, it soon dries out and becomes fragile.
All the B Vitamins aid metabolic reactions to repair and build collagen and elastin fiber.
Feed your skin: Whole grains and cereals (bread, pasta, rice, wheat and Bulgar wheat), animal protein (meat, fish and eggs) and brewer’s yeast (live