A worldwide health problem: Numerous studies warn that low levels of vitamin D can increase premature death and disease risks

A worldwide health problem: Numerous studies warn that low levels of vitamin D can increase premature death and disease risks

According to several studies, supplementation is important because vitamin D deficiency is linked to an increased risk of premature death, particularly if your blood levels of vitamin D are lower than 30 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL).

11 Natural ways to boost your bone density and overall health

11 Natural ways to boost your bone density and overall health

Consuming nuts rich in magnesium helps promote bone health and density.To increase your bone density and boost your overall well-being, exercise regularly to maintain a healthy weight and eat foods rich in calcium, vitamin D and protein.

Study: PFAS exposure may cause early menopause in women

Study: PFAS exposure may cause early menopause in women

Exposure to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substance (PFAS) might cause menopause to occur two years earlier, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism.

NR supplementation shows an improvement of body composition in clinical trial

NR supplementation shows an improvement of body composition in clinical trial

The six-week trial, published on April 22 in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, showed that NR increased markers for skeletal muscle NAD+ metabolism, affected skeletal muscle metabolism, induced body composition change and raised the sleeping metabolic rate.

Avoiding Sun Exposure Is As Dangerous As Smoking

Avoiding Sun Exposure Is As Dangerous As Smoking

The researchers acknowledge that longer life expectancy for sunbathers seems paradoxical to the common thinking that sun exposure increases risk for skin cancer.“We do know that melanomas are rare among women with darker skin, and sun benefits goes up in those populations when weighing sun exposure’s risk against benefits”, Dr Lindqvist said.

Even if you’re slim, cutting down on calories can improve overall health

Even if you’re slim, cutting down on calories can improve overall health

Findings from the study, which was published in the journal The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology , revealed that cutting up to 300 calories a day can help improve your blood glucose levels and lower your risk of Type 2 diabetes.

Coffee versus matcha: Which gives you better sleep? (Yes, sleep)

Coffee versus matcha: Which gives you better sleep? (Yes, sleep)

Ingesting foods or beverages with these compounds offer several health benefits, such as: Lowering your blood sugar levels Lowering heart disease risk Helping protect against cancer Promoting healthy digestion Improving focus and memory Regular tea is steeped with hot water and strained, but matcha is combined with water or milk.

Chinese Medicine Practitioner Reflects on Covid-19

Chinese Medicine Practitioner Reflects on Covid-19

A Permaculture principle is Slow the Flow--of water on the land, of dollars out of the local community.Speaking of plants and health, what does Chinese herbal medicine have to say about Covid-19?

No more excuses: Even short bursts of exercise offer many health benefits, researchers advise

No more excuses: Even short bursts of exercise offer many health benefits, researchers advise

Carnethon hopes that the new guidelines can help improve these numbers by encouraging people to be more physically active, whether by exercising for several minutes or going all-out and working up a sweat at the gym.

Beauty gets into the grocery business

Beauty gets into the grocery business

Functional foods and beverages, like kombucha and protein bars, touting health benefits are not new — but brands selling them have been drawing an increasingly direct line between inner wellness and outer beauty.

Magnesium and osteoporosis: 10 Reasons why magnesium could prevent osteoporosis

Magnesium and osteoporosis: 10 Reasons why magnesium could prevent osteoporosis

Meeting your daily requirement of magnesium — by eating magnesium-rich foods or taking supplements — also helps keep your bones healthy and prevents the onset of osteoporosis.Keep your bones strong and prevent osteoporosis by taking natural supplements and eating foods rich in magnesium.

Young people’s mental health suffering most during lockdown, research suggests

Young people’s mental health suffering most during lockdown, research suggests

Overall, young people are experiencing worse mental health outcomes from life during the pandemic their older counterparts, according to the survey, with those aged 18 to 24 reporting “amplified” feelings of low mood and poor wellbeing.

Lockdown: Fears grow over long-term impact of pandemic on young people’s mental health

Lockdown: Fears grow over long-term impact of pandemic on young people’s mental health

A survey by the mental health charity YoungMinds found that 67 per cent of respondents are worried about how the pandemic will affect their children’s long-term mental health.

Two adverts banned for 'exploiting' coronavirus-related health anxieties

Two adverts banned for 'exploiting' coronavirus-related health anxieties

“We considered that because of the context in which these claims appeared, namely on the ‘viruses’ and ‘flu’ web pages, alongside featured food products, consumers would understand that those products listed could help to fight against viruses and the flu by boosting immunity and improving gut health,” the ASA ruling said.

Regular exercise can bring long-term relief from pain caused by arthritis

Regular exercise can bring long-term relief from pain caused by arthritis

Findings from the CDC show that even though physical activity can naturally reduce arthritis pain, almost 50 percent of adults with arthritis and severe joint pain are physically inactive.Exercising may also help boost mental health, physical functioning and overall quality of life for those who suffer from painful arthritis.

Wellbeing levels in UK at lowest since records began, new research suggests

Wellbeing levels in UK at lowest since records began, new research suggests

The UK population “is suffering from high levels of psychological distress,” a report by the London School of Economics (LSE) and Simetrica-Jacobs, a consultancy that measures social impact, found.

Half of UK workers feeling more stressed or anxious during lockdown, study finds

Half of UK workers feeling more stressed or anxious during lockdown, study finds

More than half of UK workers are feeling more anxious or stressed while working from home during lockdown , according to a new poll.More than half (54 per cent) said they would like their employer to give them the option of working from home more often post-lockdown.

Glutathione, the Master Antioxidant

Glutathione, the Master Antioxidant

Because glutathione is manufactured in the liver, it’s important that your liver is functioning optimally so that your body can utilize glutathione as an antioxidant and a key detoxification agent.

5G and coronavirus: Baseless conspiracy theory about radiation and Covid-19 sparks online panic

5G and coronavirus: Baseless conspiracy theory about radiation and Covid-19 sparks online panic

An unfounded conspiracy theory that radiation from 5G towers causes coronavirus and cancer is spreading across social media and messaging apps, resulting in widespread panic about the next-generation technology.To date, no adverse health effects have been established as being caused by mobile phone use.”.

Coronavirus: Do I need to start taking vitamin D during lockdown?

Coronavirus: Do I need to start taking vitamin D during lockdown?

In response, Public Health England (PHE) on Thursday issued new guidance in which it encouraged the public to consider taking vitamin D supplements.So, what is vitamin D, why are people being asked to considering taking more of it, and how might it help our health during the coronavirus lockdown?

One in three nurses say mental health has become ‘very bad’ during pandemic

One in three nurses say mental health has become ‘very bad’ during pandemic

The poll also found that rates of anxiety and burnout are far higher than usual, with 50 per cent of 996 healthcare workers surveyed saying their mental health had deteriorated since Covid-19 began affecting the UK.

‘Call your GP’: Women displaying new gynae cancer symptoms during lockdown urged to seek medical advice

‘Call your GP’: Women displaying new gynae cancer symptoms during lockdown urged to seek medical advice

It comes after a recent YouGov poll for the Eve Appeal – a charity that funds research into gynaecological cancers – found that 38 per cent of 25 to 34-year-olds said they would delay seeking medical advice if they experienced bleeding after sex, a key symptom of cervical cancer.

Coronavirus: Face masks not enough to protect healthy people from contracting infection, says WHO

Coronavirus: Face masks not enough to protect healthy people from contracting infection, says WHO

Following Monday’s review, WHO said there remains no clinical evidence to suggest that wearing a face mask in the community can protect healthy people from contracting respiratory infections including Covid-19.

Vitamins K1 and K2: What are their unique health benefits?

Vitamins K1 and K2: What are their unique health benefits?

With this in mind, it’s important to learn about the benefits of the different types of vitamin K, so you can pick the foods that are right for your nutritional needs.Vitamin K helps with cardiovascular health by activating a protein that prevents calcium from forming plaque blockages in the arteries.

Coronavirus: Apple and Google update plans to let phones track whether people have been exposed

Coronavirus: Apple and Google update plans to let phones track whether people have been exposed

Apple and Google will now provide data about Bluetooth power levels to better estimate how close two phones came to each other and for how long, letting authorities set their own thresholds for when to alert people.

Coronavirus: Oxfordshire village introduces one-way walking system to stop pedestrians getting too close

Coronavirus: Oxfordshire village introduces one-way walking system to stop pedestrians getting too close

Bruce Eggeling, parish councillor for Lower Heyford, Oxford, said he wanted to ensure that locals observe the two-metre distance measure set out by the World Health Organisation.Mr Eggeling said the signs ask people to walk in an anti-clockwise around the village.

Chamomile tea can help give you better sleep and glowing skin at the same time

Chamomile tea can help give you better sleep and glowing skin at the same time

A 2015 study published in the European Journal of Public Health showed that drinking chamomile tea may help prevent thyroid cancer.(: Chamomile tea is not just for promoting sleep; it has other health benefits as well.).

These 10 “secret” stressors are wreaking havoc on your body

These 10 “secret” stressors are wreaking havoc on your body

If some of the 10 stressors detailed below are affecting your overall health, you can address them by taking certain nutrients and supplements.A blood sugar regulation problem can be stressful, especially since it causes symptoms like carb cravings, forgetfulness, irritability or trouble falling or staying asleep.

A healthy lifestyle, plus ginger, can benefit those with liver disease

A healthy lifestyle, plus ginger, can benefit those with liver disease

According to the researchers, the participants who took the ginger supplements experienced significant improvements not just in their liver health, but also in their insulin sensitivity.The researchers concluded that supplementing with ginger likely increased the effectiveness of lifestyle interventions, such as physical activity and diet modifications, in the participants.

Natural methods for relieving jaw pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis

Natural methods for relieving jaw pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis

Natural methods for relieving jaw pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis.RA causes a variety of symptoms, such as swelling and pain in the wrists and small joints of the feet, hands and knees.Fortunately, there are natural treatments for relieving jaw pain caused by RA.