Mothers-to-be should take vitamin B12 to prevent their children developing birth defects such as spina bifida, a charity has said.
New research suggests that taking the supplement alongside folic acid will further help prevent the series of birth defects that affect the development of the spine and central nervous system.
Women who are trying to conceive, or who are…
When it comes to sunscreen, SPF 15 or greater blocks Vitamin D production by 99 percent.
A deficiency of Vitamin D is linked to osteoporosis, heart disease, diabetes, arthritis, cancer and more.
Fifty percent of the world’s population is vitamin D deficient. And according to a study…
High blood pressure medication puts you at risk for vitamin and mineral deficiencies, including:Vitamin B1 Magnesium Potassium Calcium Coenzyme Q10
The best way to lower high blood pressure (hypertension) and reduce your risk for heart disease is through a healthy diet, regular exercise and other changes in lifestyle (more sleep, less stress, etc).
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I’ve been reading a lot lately about the health benefits of Vitamin D for kids. I wanted to make sure my little man was getting enough of “The Sunshine Vitamin”, because a deficiency in children has been linked to diabetes, obesity and more.
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