Vitamin D Deficiency

Your Complete Guide To Getting The D This Winter - Part 2

Laura Thomas PhD | Posted 15.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Thomas PhD

In Part 1 of my blog on Vitamin D, I explained that there aren't many great dietary sources of vitamin D and it's really difficult to get all you need from food. In part 2 I'm laying down how to guarantee you get enough D and clearing up why it's so important that you get the right amount.

Your Complete Guide To Getting The D This Winter - Part 1

Laura Thomas PhD | Posted 04.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Thomas PhD

Hold up, not so fast. Vitamin D isn't like a regular nutrient that you just get from food. That would be too easy. Vitamin D is kinda freaky - but in a good way. It's one of the few nutrients that your bod can actually make by itself - pretty badass.

It's the Simple Things in Life That Keep Us Feeling Younger for Longer!

Diana Moran | Posted 01.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Diana Moran

Growing older isn't a disease - it happens to us all so we need to look after our health. Simple things in life can help to replenish your natural resources as you age and it's also essential to keep active.

Can You Be Sure Your Toddler Has the Best Nutrition?

Nigel Denby | Posted 30.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nigel Denby

Prolonged nutrient deficiency can have serious effects on health, growth and development, but most can be corrected if spotted early by either changing the diet or supplementing it with the missing nutrients.

Preaching Isn't Working!

Nigel Denby | Posted 01.12.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Nigel Denby

It's something I never thought I would suggest, but a daily vitamin and mineral supplement for everyone could be a simple, and precise, solution to Britain's greatest health problem. The over fed and undernourished both lack vital nutrients for good health.

Vitamin D - It's the Sunshine Vitamin

Rob Blakeman | Posted 05.09.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Rob Blakeman

Vitamin D sufficiency, along with diet and exercise, has emerged as one of the most important deficiency disease preventive factors in human health. Literally hundreds of studies now link vitamin D deficiency with significantly higher rates of many forms of cancer‚ as well as heart disease‚ osteoporosis‚ multiple sclerosis and many other conditions and diseases.

Ditching the Sunscreen

Janey Lee Grace | Posted 13.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Janey Lee Grace

What a sad headline in the Daily Mail - 'Struck Down by Rickets, boy who was covered in sunblock to play outside'. Chris Head thought she was merely being a dutiful parent by liberally applying Factor 50 sunscreen on her six year old son.

Vitamin D: Time to Get Savvy With Sunshine

Glen Matten | Posted 08.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Glen Matten

Can there be hotter property in the field of nutrition right now than vitamin D - the 'sunshine vitamin'? There's been an explosion of vitamin D research over the last decade and it's completely revolutionised our view of this previously unremarkable vitamin.

Bringing the 'Sunshine Vitamin' Out of the Shadows

Stephan B. Tanda | Posted 02.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Stephan B. Tanda

This week marked a very important event in what is a very important year for vitamins - the 100th anniversary of their discovery.

Everything You Need to Know About the Sunshine Vitamin

Alison Clark | Posted 21.07.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Alison Clark

What is all the fuss about vitamin D? If you haven't read a magazine article on vitamin D recently; where have you been? There is so much interest in this magical vitamin, you would think it's the next big thing - well in the nutrition world it is!

Sunny D - The UK's Vitamin D Deficiency

Laura Knowles | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

Ah Vitamin D. You've become quite a celebrity recently. You seem to be in every health story I read. The majority of the Vitamin D created in our bodies come from exposure to sunlight and after years of slapping on the factor 50 and worrying about skin cancer, it would appear we have all become D deficient.

A Nation in Need of Vitamin D

Dr Patricia Macnair | Posted 02.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Patricia Macnair

When the Chief Medical Officer in England, Dame Sally Davies, announced last week that she is worried that young children and some adults are not getting enough vitamin D, she gave official recognition to growing concern among health professionals that deficiency of this vitamin is a very significant issue in the UK.

Vitamin D Reducing the Risk of Disease

Holly Alsop | Posted 05.03.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Holly Alsop

It is well known that sunlight is a reputable source of Vitamin D and that a mere 15 minutes of sun exposure can provide enough of the essential nutri...

No Substitue For A Balanced Diet

Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne | Posted 03.01.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne

It sounds like a story we left behind in the 1920s, but according to new research the number of children suffering from rickets has jumped by more tha...