Most people know that the sun benefits their health by providing vitamin D – the skin produces it when it is exposed to sunlight – but not everyone knows what those benefits are
Read anything about nutrition for health and the word antioxidant inevitably comes up. But what is an antioxidant, really?
Atherosclerosis, which occurs when blockages in the arteries restrict the normal flow of blood, can set the stage for a long list of life-threatening conditions – including heart disease, dementia, kidney failure, liver failure, type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.
Ten years ago, we learned that women with low levels of vitamin D and calcium in their blood were at an extremely high risk for developing breast cancer.
Sunshine is an essential ingredient for plants to grow and flourish. Have you ever noticed how recharged and peaceful you feel after spending some time in nature?
If you want to slash your risk of cancer, it's essential that you spend adequate time in the sun or a safe tanning bed, or at the very least supplement with proper amounts of vitamin D3.