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New Study: High Vitamin D Levels Linked to Lower Cholesterol

New Study: High Vitamin D Levels Linked to Lower Cholesterol

A study performed by the University of Eastern Finland has found a link between higher serum Vitamin D levels and lower plasma cholesterol levels in primary school children. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D, commonly called the ‘sunshine vitamin, is an essential nutrient that plays […]

This Superior Multivitamin is Tailored to Your Specific Needs

This Superior Multivitamin is Tailored to Your Specific Needs

We live in an increasingly polluted environment, loaded with toxins; the soil we grow our food in is often nutrient-depleted and many consume processed, factory-made foods supplying scant nutrients. Ironically, our bodies wind up requiring even more vitamins and minerals to effectively metabolize nutrient-depleted foods. […]

Screen Time before Bed: Less Sleep & Higher BMIs

Screen Time before Bed: Less Sleep & Higher BMIs

According to Penn State College of Medicine, researchers have found that using technology before bed was associated with less sleep, poor sleep quality, greater fatigue, and high body mass indexes (BMI). Previous research points to technology impacting sleep patterns. But new research shows that 40% […]

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: Vision Screenings & Eye Exams

Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month: Vision Screenings & Eye Exams

In honor of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, vision screenings and eye exams for children are more important than you think. Thought the vision system is not fully formed in babies or young children, according to the American Academy™ of Ophthalmology reports that equal […]

Collateral Damage: Mental & Emotional Problems in Veterans’ Kids on the Rise

Collateral Damage: Mental & Emotional Problems in Veterans’ Kids on the Rise

We have all heard the stories about the challenges that veterans face when they come home from war. But the struggles their children face when a parent comes back are sometimes pushed aside. Think about it: Before your father was deployed, he would take you […]

Avoiding the Measles Vaccine May be Fatal for Children

Avoiding the Measles Vaccine May be Fatal for Children

The Measles vaccine has been a controversial issue in the news recently. Parents have strong and widely varied opinions on whether or not they should vaccinate their children. Many parents would like to avoid vaccines all together because of potential side effects – but after […]