Of all the classic osteoporosis symptoms of the spine, the possibility of “hunchback” should motivate you to a prevention strategy. No matter your age or bone density, there’s much you can do now…
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Cod liver oil is rich in omega-3s and vitamin D, making it beneficial to health in numerous ways. But watch out: cod liver oil can also contain toxic levels of vitamin A.
Looking for worthy foods to give you the vitamin D your body needs? Consider these top sources, with a pair of recipes you’ll want to add to your menu.
Vitamin D in Fish
While few foods naturally contain vitamin D, fish is the major exception. The exact amount of vitamin D
When it comes to disease prevention, many people worry about heart disease, cancer, and diabetes, but rarely do people consider preventing a debilitating disease in their bones. Yet, the health of our bones should be…
Our bodies, as many say, are like cars; they need the right kind of fuel to run well. That means an energy diet that provides the proper vitamins, minerals, and nutrients to keep your strength steady throughout the day.
You may already adhere to a high-energy diet. But if you find
In the 1940s, vitamin D became synonymous with bone health, when it was discovered that fortifying milk with the vitamin greatly reduced the incidence of bone-deforming rickets in children. While it’s true that vitamin D, along with calcium, is critical for building bone and maintaining bone density, a growing body
While we’re waiting for scientists to locate just the right drugs to treat or prevent Alzheimer’s disease, there are positive and active steps everyone can take right now. One message from research is that exercise, a healthy diet, mental stimulation, and social interaction may help preserve brain function longer. Because
When I was a student, I used to get sick every Christmas break. I’d make it through the stress of midterm exams in mid-December and be looking forward to a two-week break from school. Then—voila—I’d come down with a nasty cold or the flu and be miserable for a good
Vitamin D is well known as a key nutrient that is needed to create and maintain strong bones, but it also is involved in numerous other functions that affect daily activities and long-term quality of life.
“Vitamin D plays an important role in bone health,” says Jackie Topol, MS, RD, CDN,