Taking vitamin D by oral spray just as effective as taking a tablet

Taking vitamin D by oral spray just as effective as taking a tablet

Dr Bernard Corfe, Senior Lecturer in Molecular Gastroenterology at the University of Sheffield and Principal Investigator for the trial, said: “All participants achieved adequate levels of vitamin D after just 21 days of using an oral spray, with those individuals who were considered severely deficient at the beginning of the trial (with levels lower than 25(OH)D) experiencing the most effective uptake of the supplement.”.

The 4 best plants that clean your indoor air

The 4 best plants that clean your indoor air

The 4 best plants that clean your indoor air The breeze of the wind has gotten colder now that the winter season has started. These four houseplants confirmed by scientists and NASA that will purify the air indoors : Garden mum: Garden mum is one of the best air-purifying plants found by NASA.

Does Your Eye Color Influence SAD?

Does Your Eye Color Influence SAD?

The study, which took place at the University of South Wales in the United Kingdom, found that people with brown or very dark eyes may be more likely to be affected by Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) than those with blue or other light-colored eyes.1 These results are based on an investigation that included 175 college students, all of whom attended one of two universities, either in South Wales or in Cyprus.

The Apothecary Garden: Elderberry, The Wise Elder of Plants

The Apothecary Garden: Elderberry, The Wise Elder of Plants

Another wonderful way to enjoy elder medicine is elderberry syrup or elixir, made with a strong decoction of the fruit, brandy and honey.

Bringing Hygge to the Homestead: How This Danish Lifestyle Can Change Your Winter

Bringing Hygge to the Homestead: How This Danish Lifestyle Can Change Your Winter

Most homesteaders already live a relatively simple life, but for the winter months on a small farm, this means staying warm and cozy and enjoying the slower pace after the harvest passes.

How to Grow Sweet Alyssum

How to Grow Sweet Alyssum

Although Sweet Alyssum is best known for the fragrant white-flowered type, the plant does come in a variety of other colors as shown in this short video, including:10 Planting and Caring for Your Hardy Annual Sweet Alyssum Flower

Cold Weather—More Heart Attacks

Cold Weather—More Heart Attacks

The study, which took place at Lund University in Sweden, found that weather conditions that include low temperatures and strong winds are associated with an increase in heart attacks.1 These results are based on the medical records of 274,029 adults living in Sweden who had experienced a heart attack at some point from 1998 through 2013.

Best Nutrients for Cold and Flu Season

Best Nutrients for Cold and Flu Season

Like Cannell before them, the researchers believe vitamin D offers protection by increasing antimicrobial peptides in your lungs, and that "[t]his may be one reason why colds and flus are most common in the winter, when sunlight exposure (and therefore the body's natural vitamin D production) is at its lowest …"23