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Could A Magnesium Deficiency Be To Blame For Your Sleeping Problems?

Could A Magnesium Deficiency Be To Blame For Your Sleeping Problems?

If you’ve done everything to try to get or stay asleep (from ditching the electronics, to taking melatonin or trying to exercise to tire your body out), we’ve got news for you! You may be deficient in Magnesium. What is Magnesium? Magnesium is responsible for […]

The Meaning Behind The Most Common Deficiency – Iron

The Meaning Behind The Most Common Deficiency – Iron

The mineral iron is one of the most important minerals in the body. It is an essential component of proteins and enzymes within us. Iron is needed to make hemoglobin, a protein in red blood cells that enables them to carry oxygen around the body. […]

Here’s What You Need to Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

Here’s What You Need to Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

The Role of Vitamin D in the Body Vitamin D, commonly called the ‘sunshine vitamin, is an essential nutrient and hormone that plays a major role in many of the body’s functions, including in the skin, hair and bones. Vitamin D has been shown to […]

New Study: Many Adults Deficient in Vitamin B12 and Folate

New Study: Many Adults Deficient in Vitamin B12 and Folate

Researchers from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing at Trinity Collage in Dublin, Ireland have proved that a substantial number of adults over 50 are at a risk of a Vitamin B12 and Folate deficiency. Here’s what the study found, according to the journal British […]

High Levels of Body Fat? You Could Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

High Levels of Body Fat? You Could Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

According to data presented in Barcelona at the European Society of Endocrinology annual meeting, higher levels of belly fat are associated with lower vitamin D levels in obese individuals. The study reports that vitamin D levels are lower in individuals with higher levels of belly […]

Could A Vitamin Deficiency Be To Blame For Your Hair Loss?

Could A Vitamin Deficiency Be To Blame For Your Hair Loss?

It is normal to lose about 50-100 hairs every day. But when you begin to see bald patches or lots of thinning, you may be experiencing hair loss. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, about 80 million men and women in the U.S. have […]