Hearing Loss and High Homocysteine

By |2018-03-19T11:36:05+00:00March 19th, 2018|Diet, Hearing, Homocysteine|

Hearing loss is commonly attributed to aging. We see lots of seniors wearing hearing aids and assume that is a fait accompli as we grow older. Recent research however reveals that elevated homocysteine – long associated with cardiovascular and neurological conditions – may also contribute to hearing loss. The Impact [...]

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 [...]

How Vitamin D Saved the Day

By |2014-10-02T16:39:38+00:00October 2nd, 2014|Diet, Vitamin D, Vitamin D Deficiency|

Our knowledge of vitamin D’s beneficial role in health has greatly expanded over the past couple decades. Thanks to lots of credible scientific research, we have learned about vitamin D’s expanded link to a wide array of medical conditions, ranging from cancer to autoimmune diseases. Burgeoning studies supporting vitamin D’s [...]

Food for Thought: Lessons Learned from China

By |2014-01-21T15:00:47+00:00January 21st, 2014|Diet, Vitamin D|

It seemed only fitting that I found myself, a health and vitamin D advocate, meandering through a “medicine market” during a mesmerizing visit to the People’s Republic of China. Tucked along a highway outside the ancient walled city of Xi’an, several structures housed a maze of stalls replete with raw [...]

Vitamin D: Plant a Seed for Stronger Children

By |2014-01-12T21:45:29+00:00January 12th, 2014|Diet, Healthy Children, Vitamin D|

Do you want your baby to grow stronger? New research from the University of Southampton in the United Kingdom suggests that young children are likely to develop stronger muscles when their mums enjoyed a higher level of vitamin D during pregnancy. The connection between vitamin D levels and muscle strength [...]

Avoiding Heart Disease with Vitamin D and Vitamin K2

By |2013-11-14T10:25:56+00:00November 14th, 2013|Diet, Heart Disease, Vitamin D|

Are you standing on the cliff of heart disease? If you enjoy adequate vitamin D in your body, your risk of heart disease may be reduced. But are you aware of the benefits of vitamin D’s essential partner, vitamin K2? This little-known nutrient may play a role in whether or [...]

Five Thoughts about Vitamin D Supplementation

By |2013-10-06T09:32:00+00:00October 6th, 2013|Diet, Vitamin D|

As a health advocate and author of the vitamin D book Defend Your Life, I field a lot of questions about vitamin D supplementation. I find that many people are specifically unaware of the importance of vitamin D3 to their health. Moreover, they need guidance about how to best supplement [...]

Vitamin D3: A Healthy Choice

By |2013-08-02T16:13:05+00:00August 2nd, 2013|Diet, Vitamin D|

World-renowned speaker, author, and coach Judi Moreo recently published the inaugural Summer Issue of her online magazine Choices. The current issue focuses on health and beauty topics, and includes my article "Vitamin D3: A Healthy Choice."  If you are interested in finding out how easily you can add vitamin D3 [...]