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Whether climbing a mountainous terrain, swimming in a serine lake, or catching a glorious sunset, being in nature fosters well-being in infinite ways, including balancing our nervous system, impacting cardiovascular health, and influencing our mood.
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Warnings about excessive sun exposure because of potential skin damage and skin cancer have dominated the conversation. However, too little contact with the outdoors can also cause problems when it results in the deficiency of an all-important ingredient called vitamin D.
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Rheumatoid arthritis is one of the oldest ailments in human existence and for anyone suffering from this condition, the symptoms can be unbearable. At the microscopic level, the lining of the joints becomes inflamed and as a result, aches. Trying to figure out how to manage arthritis has been the goal of many researchers.
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In a study looking at people with IBS, 82% had insufficient vitamin D levels.
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We need far more vitamin D than previously thought, according to two teams of researchers from Canada and the U.S. The Recommended Dietary Allowance (RDA) for vitamin D is ten times lower than what we...
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As we head into a dark and cold winter (for some of us, it feels like it's already here), we'll start missing out not only on the sunshine, but also the vitamin D it gives to our bodies. "Our bodies...
Catching some rays outside could be a simple solution to managing acute asthmatic episodes, according to a new study at Tel Aviv University. While previous studies cast a shadow of doubt over Vitamin...
Taking vitamin D supplements to prevent cancer, heart disease, fractures and premature death provide few if any benefits, a new review of studies says. Vitamin D, the sunshine vitamin, has been suppl...
By Marie Suszynski, Everyday Health A variety of different nutrients are crucial for your body to fight cancer, but the problem is that the North American diet too often lacks what we need to stay in...
Children born to women who had low levels of vitamin D during their pregnancy are more likely to have language problems, a new study suggests. Insufficient levels of vitamin D during pregnancy have b...