Vitamin D

M&S Add Vitamin D To Sandwiches To Boost Britain's Health

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.09.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Marks & Spencer has announced it has fortified all of the sandwiches in its takeout range with vitamin D. The retailer said the sandwiches, which hit ...

7 Foods With Vitamin D You Should Be Eating More Of

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

To stay healthy, we all need to increase our vitamin D levels to an average daily intake of 10 micrograms, Public Health England has advised. Vitamin ...

5 Things You Can Do To Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you want to live a long and healthy life, there are five things you should be doing, says Dr Sanjiv Chopra. In his new book, 'The Big Five', Dr Cho...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked To Migraines In Young Adults

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're prone to migraines, you might be deficient in vitamin D, a new study has suggested. A high percentage of children and young adults who suff...

Getting Enough Vitamin D Could Solve Your Erectile Dysfunction

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 17.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Getting enough vitamin D each day could prevent some men from suffering from erectile dysfunction (ED), a new study suggests. Researchers at John...

We Need to Take Control of Our Health This Winter - Easy Steps to Helping Yourself and the NHS

Rose Gallagher | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK
Rose Gallagher

Winter puts enormous pressure on the NHS as common mild infections spread rapidly and demand for healthcare soars.

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

Diana Moran | Posted 01.11.2015 | 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.

What's Vitamin D Got to Do With MS?

Michelle Mitchell | Posted 25.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Michelle Mitchell

We don't know what causes MS, but it's likely to be a complex link between genetic and environmental factors. So far, research has flagged up viruses, smoking and vitamin D as triggers that could affect your risk.

At Last the Scots See Sense and Lead the Way in Vitamin D Advice

Nigel Denby | Posted 12.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle
Nigel Denby

The bottom line is that Vitamin D isn't found in enough foods that we eat regularly to meet our needs, and the UK is just too far North to allow most of us to make enough Vitamin D in our skin via sunlight.

Britain's Miserable Weather Is Causing Vitamin D Deficiency

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 03.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

The public should be boosting their vitamin D intake with supplements because of a lack of bright sunshine in the UK, government health experts have ...

How Vitamin D Supplements Could Aid Weight Loss

PA/ The Huffington Post UK | Posted 08.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If you're trying to kickstart weight loss, getting a healthy dose of vitamin D could help. That's according to a new study that has found taking vi...

Why Sunshine May Decrease Your Risk Of Pancreatic Cancer

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 01.05.2015 | UK Lifestyle

We know sun exposure can increase the risk of skin cancer, but new research suggests spending some time in the sunshine could reduce the risk of pancr...

All Children Under-Four May Be Given Free Vitamins To Prevent Rickets

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 20.04.2015 | UK Parents

Health experts are calling for all children under-four to be given free vitamins to combat a rise in rickets. Dame Sally Davies, the government's c...

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.

5 Signs You Need To Dose Up On Vitamin D

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 27.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Unfortunately, many people seem unaware of is how crucial vitamin D is for keeping bones and teeth healthy. But with the distinct lack of sunny w...

How Low Vitamin D May Be Linked To Alzheimer's Disease

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

While we've long known that vitamin D deficiency can increase risk of bone health issues such as rickets in children or osteomalacia in adults, a rece...

Study Finds Link Between Prostrate Cancer and Vitamin D Deficiency

Dr Sarah Schenker | Posted 22.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Sarah Schenker

Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the UK, with over 40,000 individuals diagnosed with the disease every year, and more than 250,000 ...

How A Vitamin D Deficiency Can Double The Risk Of This Mental Health Condition

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

People who suffer from Vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia as those who have sufficient levels of the vitamin,...

How To Tell If You're Not Getting Enough Vitamin D

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Most of us will have a vague idea that sitting outside gives us a boost of vitamin D - but how much do you really know about the sunshine vitamin and ...

How Can Vitamin D Reduce Blood Pressure?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 26.06.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Vitamins have received a lot of flak in the press, after experts said they were a waste of money, may be harmful and didn't work. However a new study ...

The Two Vitamins That Could Unlock Healthy Aging

Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer | Posted 24.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Dr. Manfred Eggersdorfer

We're living longer. In just the last two decades, average life expectancy has risen by four years. But living longer doesn't necessarily mean living healthier: half of these extra years of life are marred by pain and trips to the doctor due to chronic conditions like diabetes, cancer, joint pain, asthma, osteoporosis, stroke and heart disease...

This Could Help Breast And Bowel Cancer Patients

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

'Sunshine' vitamin D may increase survival rates for those with breast and bowel cancer, new research suggests. Patients with more of the vitamin i...

Sun Exposure May Reduce Blood Pressure And Risk Of Heart Attack And Stroke

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Exposing skin to sunlight may help to reduce blood pressure and thus cut the risk of heart attack and stroke, according to scientists. Research car...

Vitamin D 'Staves Off MS Symptoms'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Boosting vitamin D may stave off symptoms of multiple sclerosis (MS) in early stages of the disease, research has shown. Scientists found that leve...

This Can Help Boost Vitamin D (And Is Ridiculously Good For You)

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Experts are urging Brits to boost their Vitamin D levels during the bleak winter months of January to March, when more of us are at risk of deficienc...