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USANA Mommy-to-Be Bundle

Got the good news and looking for the best pregnancy supplements to support your unborn’s development? Mommy-to-Be Bundle is exclusively designed for pregnant women. Nourish and protect yourself and your unborn child with premium-quality...

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Form of Vitamin D

The way vitamin D is made, stored, and utilized in our bodies is unique. That dreaded but marvelous substance, cholesterol, forms the base of a derivative that resides in the fat cells just under...

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The New Vegetarians

Whether it’s to save the earth, money or their waistlines, more Americans are cutting back on meat. Should you elevate vegetables from sidekick to leading role? Here’s all you need to know to make...

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Seasonal Transitions

As spring peeks over the horizon, birds practice their song and plants shake off the frost. Join them in celebrating the season with these tips for a healthy spring. While pollen drifting into your...

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How to protect yourself from the sun

Some exposure to ultraviolet radiation from the sun is necessary for the body to produce vitamin D. Overexposure can have harmful side effects, particularly in fair-skinned people who produce only small amounts of melanin,...

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NSAIDs help prevent prostate cancer

Daily use of aspirin or another of the class of pain relievers known as NSAIDs could help prevent prostate cancer in older men, say Mayo Clinic researchers. Their study found less than half as...

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Vitamin D Functions

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that helps control the level of calcium and phosphorus in the blood to help the body build and maintain strong bones and teeth. It also helps increase the...

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Vitamin D Help on Disease Prevention

Can vitamin D help with the symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS)? Will vitamin D supplementation delay the progression of MS in someone who has MS? Patients with multiple sclerosis are often vitamin D deficient....

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Vitamin D for Pregnancy and Newborns

Consult Your Doctor BEFORE taking any recommended Vitamin D on your own. What are the recommendations for vitamin D during pregnancy? It is recommended that all pregnant women take the prenatal vitamins that contain...

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What does vitamin D toxicity look like?

Vitamin D toxicity is often difficult to diagnose. The diagnosis is made based on the blood biochemistries that include elevated blood calcium (usually above 10.4 milligrams per deciliter) along with a markedly elevated level...

Vitamin D How Much to Take and When 0

Vitamin D How Much to Take and When

The major issue with obtaining vitamin D from a pill is that you have to remember to take the pill. Nowadays, it’s easy to find supplements with 1,000 IU or even 2,000 IU per...

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Colon Cancer

Cancer of the colon and its neighboring area, known sometimes as colorectal cancer, affects both men and women. Like breast cancer and prostate cancer, colorectal cancer is seen much more frequently than skin cancers...

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Prostate Cancer

Only heart attacks and lung cancer kill more men than cancer of the prostate, which every year claims more than fifty thousand lives in the United States alone. Prostate cancer kills one in four...

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Breast Cancer

Here’s a staggering statistic: Women who are deficient in vitamin D at the time they are diagnosed with breast cancer are nearly 75 percent more likely to die from the disease than women with...

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What is Vitamin D?

Naturally, we’re disposed to think about vitamin D as vitamin – a substance that we get from our diets, like vitamin C or niacin, and that participates in biological reactions to help the body...