Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

If you work indoors and wear sunblock regularly, you’re doing a good job of protecting yourself from skin cancer, but chances are you could have some level of vitamin D deficiency. Vitamin D deficiency is common among all age groups, and it’s estimated that 1 billion people worldwide have inadequate levels (it’s recognized as a pandemic!). Additional factors such as dark skin, low HDL cholesterol (“good cholesterol”), low dairy consumption, and obesity also increase the risk of vitamin D deficiency. via 5 Signs You're Not Getting Enough Vitamin D + What To Do About It – mindbodygreen.com. Continue reading Are You Getting Enough Vitamin D?

Health Facts About Blueberries 

 Health Facts About Blueberries Have you ever wondered if the health facts about blueberries are overstated?  Blueberries are extremely popular for dieticians and health experts. They are full of nutritional goodness, helping people to fight against all types of illnesses, including cancer. The fruit also works extremely well in recipes, whether savoury or sweet.If the blueberry fruit has been recommended to you or you’ve come across them a lot in your grocery shop, it’s time to learn more about why they are so good for you. Here are 10 nutritional facts about blueberries nutrition and look out for some recipes ideas … Continue reading Health Facts About Blueberries¬†

Yoga Benefits

Does it seem like everyone you know is doing yoga? Well, not everyone, but the numbers are rapidly rising—and with good reason. Yoga is a form of exercise that nearly anyone can do, with very little equipment, and it improves strength, balance, flexibility and overall physical and mental well-being. A newly released study shows that the number of U.S. yoga practitioners has increased to more than 36 million, up from 20.4 million in 2012. That's one in every nine people. Wow! Most (almost three-fourths) of yoga practitioners are women, but men and older people are trying yoga in increasing numbers. … Continue reading Yoga Benefits