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Not just vitamin D: Sunlight helps lower blood pressure too

Jan 19, 2014

Not just vitamin D: Sunlight helps lower blood pressure too

Research carried out at the Universities of Southampton and Edinburgh found that sunlight alters levels of the small messenger molecule, nitric oxide (NO) in the skin and blood, reducing blood pressure. #NewsTracker #Vitamin D #Stroke #Blood pressure #Sunlight #Heart risk
Study: Red grapes, blueberries may enhance immune function

Sep 18, 2013

Study: Red grapes, blueberries may enhance immune function

Two compounds found in red grapes and blueberries may help boost the human immune system, a study has found. #Vitamin D #Immune system #gene #blueberries #red grapes #human health
Body ache in youth sign of Vitamin D deficiency

Nov 07, 2012

Body ache in youth sign of Vitamin D deficiency

Young office goers, in their twenties and early thirties, who mostly have desk jobs and work in air-conditioned offices, also come with similar complaints. #didyouknow #Vitamin D #bodyache
Drug boosts body's receptivity to Vitamin D

Jul 31, 2012

Drug boosts body's receptivity to Vitamin D

Patients taking interferon-beta, a drug for multiple sclerosis (MS), received almost three times as much vitamin D from sun exposure than those not taking the treatment, say new findings. #NewsTracker #Vitamin D #Multiple sclerosis
Take vitamin D to protect lungs from effects of smoking

Jul 20, 2012

Take vitamin D to protect lungs from effects of smoking

Vitamin D may protect your lungs against the effects of smoking, a new research has claimed. #didyouknow #Vitamin D #Cigarette #Smoking

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The little known secrets of Vitamin D

May 12, 2011

The little known secrets of Vitamin D

Yes, India is a land of plentiful sunshine, but the truth is we do suffer from Vitamin D deficiency. Why? #EatingGood #Health #Osteoporosis #Vitamin D #Calcium

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The little known secrets of Vitamin D

Sep 21, 2014

Soak up vitamin N when you enjoy Alberta's great outdoors, says prof

Sisters Eleanor and Loretta Klarenbach absorbed some megadoses of vitamins D and N last week. They got them free by taking a long, leisurely walk in the sunshine around Hawrelak Park. “It’s a nice day and it’s fall and the leaves are turning,” says L...
The little known secrets of Vitamin D

Sep 22, 2014

Lean muscle mass reduces risk of injury to GAA players

INTER county GAA players, who have higher lean muscle mass throughout the entire playing season, are less likely to sustain injuries. New research by Dr Carmel Silke in Our Lady's Hospital, Manorhamilton, and other specialists, say that while athlete...
The little known secrets of Vitamin D

Sep 17, 2014

Common food myths debunked

Doesn't it seem like every week there is another new food fad? One expert saying low fat is the way to go, another telling you cut out the carbs or go gluten-free. [WEB EXTRA: 6 myths about organic foods | Are organic foods safer? ] The nutrition bus...