Posts Tagged ‘Vitamin D’


Sun Exposure: The Best Weapon to Fight Vitamin D Deficiency

Posted on May 28th, 2015 by Dr. Mercola  |  2 Comments »

Vitamin D deficiency is rampant in the US. According to the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES), 50 percent of American kids ages one to five years old and 70 percent of children from six to 11 years old have insufficient vitamin D levels in their body. Vitamin D is not your typical vitamin. […]


This Powerful Nutrient Trio Can Reduce Your Osteoporosis Risk

Posted on June 1st, 2012 by Elaine Rosales  |  2 Comments »

Vitamin D is recommended by doctors for bone health because it helps improve your calcium absorption. But did you know that there is a lesser-known nutrient that you should not miss out on? Recent research says that vitamin K2 plays a significant role in optimal bone health and may even help you avoid bone fractures […]


Living a Stress-Free Life Helps You Avoid the Common Cold

Posted on May 18th, 2012 by Elaine Rosales  |  2 Comments »

Have you ever noticed that you are most likely to get the common cold when you are stressed out? Stress from relationship problems, grief, and other traumatic events greatly influences your immune system negatively, making it unable to fight off infection. Now, another study reveals the effects of the stress hormone cortisol, further explaining why […]


Sunlight May Help Protect Your Child Against Chickenpox

Posted on January 20th, 2012 by Elaine Rosales  |  6 Comments »

Chickenpox is a mild but contagious disease characterized by small, round, itchy lesions on your skin, sometimes accompanied by low fever and headaches. It is usually contracted by children and teens. Many parents fear it, which is why they agree to have their children vaccinated against chickenpox. But there is actually a safer and easier […]


Dr. Mercola’s Top 5 Top Secrets to Avoid Getting Sick

Posted on February 4th, 2011 by Dr. Mercola  |  23 Comments »

The flu season is upon us. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), flu activity often peaks between January and February, but can occur as late as May. Be forewarned: the flu can strike no matter what time of the month it is. Fortunately, it’s not difficult to dodge the dreaded flu virus. You […]

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