Lifestyle

“D It Up”

We were taught in school that Vitamin D deficiency had been wiped out in the early 1920s and 30s. However, Michael Holick, MD, PhD at Boston University, says that vitamin D plays a key role in preventing osteoporosis, prostate, breast, and 11 other cancers—all of which have increased dramatically due to vitamin D insufficiency. It’s not just cancer and osteoporosis. Hypertension, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic pain, and inflammatory bowel disease are also on Professor Holick’s list.…

The Road to Optimal Health

The road to optimal health is straight, but still confusing. It makes sense and yet we are tempted from all different angles. Most lifestyle changes, especially ones dealing with health and nutrition, can be quite overwhelming. This is because they are usually counter-cultural—they go “against the grain” of society. Even more so than generations before us, it has become so important to look at our nutrition and health. Society has it backwards. So much so, that those of us who…

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