16 Jul, 2024
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The Unexpected Vitamin That Can Increase The Risk Of Prostate Cancer – Health Digest

In the 2011 JAMA Network study, researchers revisited findings from an earlier trial that showed selenium and/or vitamin E supplementation did not lower prostate cancer risk, but instead, demonstrated an increased risk for the disease albeit one that was considered statistically nonsignificant. The research involved more than 35,500 healthy men who were either given selenium […]

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Vitamin Deficiencies You Might Have If You’re Following The Carnivore Diet – Health Digest

If your diet doesn’t get at least 10 milligrams of vitamin C every day, you could develop scurvy after a few weeks. Symptoms of scurvy include depression, anemia, fatigue, and inflammation. Your body needs vitamin C to make collagen and to ward off free radicals that can damage your cells. Vitamin C also helps absorb […]

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This Vitamin Deficiency Can Have An Unexpected Effect On Your Sex Life – Health Digest

Low sex drive, in both men and women, has been linked with vitamin D deficiency.  In men, a boost in testosterone levels is positively correlated with good sex drive. In women, low estrogen levels are connected to low libido. According to a 2010 study published in the journal Clinical Endocrinology, sufficient vitamin D levels were […]

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The Vitamin Deficiency That’s Making You Look Older – Health Digest

You know how older people tend to look thinner, have weaker grip strength, experience more exhaustion, and have low levels of activity, including slow walking speeds? There is some science to support the theory that not getting sufficient vitamin D could make someone more fragile sooner.  A 2020 study published in the journal Nutrients done on mice found that […]

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Sunscreen, redness & vitamin D – 12 surprising facts about the sun and your skin

Whether you’re off to Barbados or Brighton, here’s what you need to know to protect your skin with sunscreen and still get a glow about you this summer Whether you’re off to Barbados or Brighton, it’s sunny and you’ve the whole skin protection thing to negotiate. That’s when SPFs, UVAs, UVBs can spell a big […]