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Most of us know that Vitamin C is good for us – we buy supplements, we consume fruits and drinks rich in it. But exactly how and why is it good? It is commonly known that Vitamin C can help with colds. However, some studies could only confirm that extra vitamin C may shorten the …

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Vitamin B1 (Thiamine or Thiamin) is a water-soluble vitamin, which means. It is involved in all main metabolic processes in the nervous system, muscles, blood cells and heart. It is essential for digestion and for the nervous system therefore it is often used in the treatment of nervous disorders. It has been also observed that …

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parathyroid-glands

Parathyroid glands are small glands of the endocrine system which are located in the neck behind the thyroid.Parathyroid glands control the calcium in our bodies–how much calcium is in our bones, and how much calcium is in our blood. Calcium is the most important element in our bodies (we use it to control many systems), …

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Vitamin D and menopause

A number of tests carried out by researchers at the Carlos III Institute of Health in Spain has revealed that post-menopausal women may not get enough vitamin D in their diets, which can contribute to a range of dangerous health problems, including abdominal obesity, diabetes, osteoporosis and cardiovascular disease, as well as a number of …

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It can be tough to stick with your exercise program  in the cold winter months, but  there’ is no reason to hibernate and store away your fitness gear. Keep active through winter to boost your mood and keep in shape. Exercise is an essential part of any healthy lifestyle, whatever the season. Adults should aim to do …

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