For many women, menopause represents a turning point where fertility, youth and vitality are replaced with low hormones, low energy, mood swings, and the inevitable weight gain. Associated with these changes comes the increase in risks for cardiovascular disease, hypertension, type 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, cancer, and osteoarthritis.
Ever wonder why some people can get away with eating carbs all day, while you just look at them and gain weight? Better yet, ever wonder why some people have immediate weight loss when they exercise and some don’t?
Current research links Vitamin D to a host of health benefits, such as warding off Parkinson’s disease, reducing rates of inflammatory conditions, heart disease and stroke, and even preventing cancer. In fact, new studies reveal that high levels of Vitamin D can actually reduce the risk of breast cancer and inhibit the growth of existing tumors.
Feeling wiped out at the end of the day is par for the course for most of us, thanks to logging long hours at the office and juggling overloaded weekend schedules. But if you can’t make it through your to-do list without feeling weak, cloudy-headed or short of breath, your body might be calling out for more than a power nap—you could be iron deficient.
B12 plays a major role in converting food to energy, providing a boost for those feeling tired or run down.
Our bodies, by incredible biological design, have the amazing ability to protect against destructive microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, infections, and disease. It is the body’s immune system that is responsible for getting rid of these foreign substances and building protection against further harm.
Recent health news boasts the merits of vitamin D well beyond its bone-boosting abilities. Current research links vitamin D to a host of other health benefits, such as warding off Parkinson’s disease, reducing rates of inflammatory conditions associated with heart disease and stroke, and even preventing cancer.
The cooking, the shopping, the decorating, the celebrating—as you hustle and bustle your way through this holiday season, be sure to steer clear of holiday health hazards like stress, sugar, and spirits (in literally every meaning of the word).