Vitamin K2 Inhibits Deadly Breast Cancer Growth

By |2015-10-19T13:18:29+00:00October 19th, 2015|Breast Cancer, Diet, Vitamin D|

A little-known nutrient called vitamin K2 may inhibit the growth of two deadly forms of breast cancer. In a recent ground-breaking study, Irish researchers discovered that the most common form of vitamin K2, menaquinone-4 (MK-4), demonstrated a dramatic reduction in invasive breast cancer cell growth. A Nutrient Called Vitamin K2 [...]

Beyond Pink: Vitamin D and Breast Cancer

By |2014-10-13T12:53:49+00:00October 13th, 2014|Breast Cancer, Vitamin D, Vitamin D Deficiency|

During the month of October, the color pink adorns almost every publicly-viewed surface imaginable from newspapers to football towels. Yes, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Yet, after 30 years of honoring annual Breast Cancer Awareness Month and billions of dollars poured into conventional research, breast cancer remains the most [...]

Our Pets Need Vitamin D, Too!

By |2014-05-07T17:16:31+00:00May 7th, 2014|Vitamin D|

The importance of vitamin D to our health cannot be understated. Vitamin D is not only essential to our bone and dental health but to our overall well-being. Adequate vitamin D in our bodies protects us from a wide range of medical conditions including cancer, heart disease, infections, and rickets. For many of us, our pets are family members, and their health is important. But how often have we thought of essential vitamins for our pets? For example, do our precious pets need vitamin D? Absolutely. In fact, all land vertebrates (animals with a backbone) require vitamin D for their health. Without adequate vitamin D, pets may suffer from a variety of serious medical conditions including cancer, heart disease, infections, and rickets. (Do you see a pattern?)

Vitamin D and Breast Cancer Awareness

By |2013-10-20T19:32:37+00:00October 20th, 2013|Breast Cancer, Heart Disease, Vitamin D|

The month of October typically evokes pleasant thoughts about seasonal changes, upcoming holidays, and family gatheringsā€¦about enjoying quality of life. October also is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness of a disease that adversely affects the quality of lives of millions of women, their families, and [...]