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Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that the body produces when exposed to sunlight. It is responsible for regulating the absorption of calcium and phosphorus through the intestine, promoting bone health and bone formation, and also influences muscle function, immune function, cell growth, and the development of muscles.
Here are signs that would indicate your Vitamin D levels could be too low.
Just because seasonal foods are absolutely lip-smacking, doesn’t mean they need to ruin your diet. And just because you’re trying to eat healthily or get more nutrition, it doesn’t mean your meals need to be boring!
We’ve compiled 10 of our favorite holiday recipes that won’t spoil your health goals but will titillate your taste buds.
Your brain is the most complex working organ in your body. It controls, coordinates, and manages almost all your bodily functions, including your breathing, digestion, eye movement, and swallowing. Your brain allows you to feel and think, retain memories, and react to what's happening around you.
So what have you done for your brain's health lately?
Being able to see is something that many of us tend to take for granted. But our eyes are just as subject to damage and disease as any other part of our bodies, especially as we age.
Luckily, healthy vision support can come from natural herbs that have been used in traditional medicinal practices for thousands of years, as well as essential nutrients that you can find in whole foods and supplements.
Taking control of men's health involves many factors: proper diet, the right amount of sleep, drinking water, exercise, and many others. You can make resolutions and promises that you will change all of these things today and go on a health kick, but it is often easier said than done.
We’ve put together a list of the five best supplements that men should integrate into their daily routines to guarantee overall health.
The purpose of using supplements with your workout routine is to help your body increase its endurance, performance, recovery, etc. Just like health supplements, each workout supplement contains specific ingredients to target particular areas of your body – some may help build muscles, others augment energy, etc.
The body is made up of and requires many kinds of minerals to perform basic processes. Some of these minerals are more necessary than others and are involved in multiple body functions. Electrolytes are such minerals. There are seven primary electrolytes: Bicarbonate, Calcium, Chloride, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, and Sodium.
While summer fun is…FUN, often it can lead to a relaxed diet. Or at least, you may pay less attention to what you eat because IT’S SUMMER. And a diet of burgers, chips, and soda is totally nutritional, isn’t it? Plus, carbs don’t count in the summer, right? If only! Good news is, eating healthy doesn’t have to dampen your summer fun. The key is planning out snacks and making them fun and easy!
In 2014, the United States Department of Health and Human Services reported that 70 million adult Americans experience chronic digestive distress. Consumer surveys reveal even higher numbers. Who should take digestive enzymes depends on your view of nutrition, as to whether you would prefer to take a proactive or reactive approach to digestion and digestive enzyme supplements.