Items tagged Inflammation

The MVV: Most Valuable Vitamin

While most of our vitamins we get from food, the one we do not primarily get from food may also be the most important one. Vitamin D, otherwise known as “The Sunshine Vitamin,” earned such a title through our primary source of the vitamin being the sun. More specifically, UVB sunlight causes a chemical reaction in our skin that converts a form of cholesterol into the active form of Vitamin D. But why is Vitamin D such a big deal?...

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New Research On Food --- Don’t Over-react!

We all know certain foods can make us feel a certain way. Some of these foods have a similar effect on most people--whether turkey making us sleepy or beans causing flatulence. Some foods are well known to cause certain effects in some people, such as certain wines, cheeses, and chocolates can create headaches in those sensitive to those foods. Finally, we might recognize certain foods to affect ourselves in a fairly unique way. With so many foods out there, and...

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