Posts Tagged ‘cholesterol’

Calcium and Colon Cancer

April 21st, 2010

Calcium Helps Prevent Cancer: The relationship between Calcium and Colon Cancer has been proven. People who have an abundant intake of calcium-rich foods in their diets tend to have less colon cancer than those whose intake is less than 800 milligrams per day. The RDA, or recommended daily allowance of calcium is 800 mg daily, but this amount seems conservative in the light of studies which show that a higher intake of calcium than this does protect against many diseases. It is recommended that you try to have more than 1000 mg daily, half of which should come from your high fiber greens, ...

What Happens When Your Vitamin D Levels are Low

February 2nd, 2010

Dramatic Photo By Lachlan So - What happens when your vitamin D levels are low? Vitamin D Deficiency can result in diarrhoea, insomnia, anxiety, nervousness and muscle twitches. If Vitamin D levels are low over a long period of time, then you could risk becoming alcoholic, or drug-dependent, or suffer hypothyroidism or seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Your Vitamin D can come from the sun's rays, or from the food you eat. Supplements may be necessary in some cases. Too Much Vitamin D Is Harmful. Be aware that too much Vitamin D can result in the same problems as those related to Vitamin D deficiency. You won't get too much ...
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