Photo by A. L. on Unsplash 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, […]
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. […]
Photo by Rhett Noonan on Unsplash 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. […]
In honor of Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month, vision screenings and eye exams for children are more important than you think.
Photo by Joshua Coleman on Unsplash In modern medicine, antibiotics are usually the first line of defense when it comes to treating infections of any kind. Unfortunately, scientists have discovered in more recent years that antibiotics can have some very dangerous side effects. A well-known […]
Photo by Anna Kolosyuk on Unsplash 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 […]