Getting Enough Vitamin D Helps Lower Men’s Risk of Heart Attack and Stroke
Spending a few moments in the sun may get you a bit more than just a tan.
By spending no more than 15 minutes in the sun with arms and legs exposed your body will produce over 10,000 IU of necessary vitamin D.
The sun is the major natural source of vitamin D, since sunlight triggers vitamin D synthesis in the body.
Food sources are relatively few and include fatty fish like salmon and mackerel, and fortified dairy products and cereals.
Studies have found that this vital vitamin may help reduce the risk of heart attack and stroke in men.
After accounting for a range of factors — like age, weight, exercise levels and other diet habits, such as fat intake – Sun’s team found that men who got at least 600 IU of vitamin D from food and supplements had a 16 percent lower risk of heart attack and stroke compared to men who got less than 100 IU of vitamin D per day.
What Happens to Your Body When You Smoke?
Don’t bother using any beauty products if you plan on smoking.
Smoking, even occasionally, can cause a lifetime worth of damage.
Read on to find out what happens within minutes of lighting up.
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As you take the first drag, smoke passes through your mouth, leaving a faint brown film on your pearly whites. Toxic gases such as formaldehyde and ammonia immediately put your immune system on alert, causing allover inflammation.
Monsanto Spends Millions of Dollars Lobbying for Your Life
Monsanto spares no expense to control the World’s food supply.
The maker of Round-Up and the leader in GMO’s has a firm hold on lawmakers in Washington D.C.
This large corporation spends millions to make you ill.
The world’s largest seed company lobbied Congress and the U.S. Department of Agriculture over regulations that would affect the distribution of genetically engineered crops like the company’s Roundup Ready soybeans and alfalfa.
The company also lobbied Congress and USDA on issues surrounding consolidation and antitrust law in agriculture. Last year, the USDA launched a joint effort with the U.S. Department of Justice to examine antitrust laws over food companies, and Monsanto was a key focus of a public workshop on the seed industry.
10 Food Additives to Avoid for Better Health!
Food additives are now a main ingredient of the American diet.
Additives, which were developed to help preserve food freshness, have become a health hazard to millions.
Read on for more details.
These top ten are particularly harmful.
High Fructose Corn Syrup
Common Food Dyes
Sodium Nitrate/Sodium Nitrate
BHA and BHT
A typical American household spends about 90 percent of their food budget on processed foods, and are in doing so exposed to a plethora of artificial food additives, many of which can cause dire consequences to your health.
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Your Multivitamin May Not Contain All the Nutrients on the Label
Vitamins are expensive and the research is out on whether or not they are as effective as we hope that they are.
Recent studies about the potency of some supplements and multivitamins is discouraging.
“While medications are closely overseen by the federal Food and Drug Administration, supplements like vitamins don’t get regular testing by any government agency. So there’s no way of knowing — outside of independent testing — whether a bottle of supplements contains what it’s supposed to … Although low levels of certain nutrients can be a problem, doses that exceed recommendations are especially worrisome. Several products evaluated … including some designed for children, had this issue.”