Tag Archives: vitamin D

Vitamin D and Safe Sun

A recent survey showed that more than 50% of the UK’s adult population has insufficient vitamin D levels.  Very few foods contain vitamin D and those that do, such as oily fish, egg yolks, and fortified milk, don’t contain enough to provide optimal amounts on a daily basis.  Our major...

The Cholesterol Myth

Contrary to popular belief, cholesterol is not only good for us, it is vital for our health! We need cholesterol for optimal brain function, for our immune system to work at its best, to provide stability to our cell membranes throughout our bodies and for the absorption of minerals...

Are you getting enough?

Supplementing yourself and your family with vitamin D may be the single most significant health benefit you achieve this winter....

Gastric bands… putting the squeeze on obesity?

It's predicted that 41% of adults and a scary 24% of children will be obese by 2015. An increasingly popular solution to obesity is to have a gastric band but research now shows banding poses a real risk of nutrient deficiencies....