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Vitamin C deficiency can spoil the best weight loss plan, here’s what to do

Vitamin C deficiency can spoil the best weight loss plan, here’s what to do

If you love citrus fruits and can’t resist eating them, then chances are you are not deficient in Vitamin C. But if you are suffering from bleeding gums, or skin problems, then you may be lacking in this crucial vitamin. Vitamin C is a water soluble vitamin that is required in protein metabolism, plays a role [...]

June 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin C deficiency can spoil the best weight loss plan, here’s what to do

Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Enhanced activation of Vitamin D by protecting beta cells may be a potential new approach for treating diabetes as well as other diseases, including cancer, researchers have suggested. When beta cells — the cells in the pancreas that produce, store and release the hormone insulin — become dysfunctional, the body cannot make insulin to control [...]

May 18, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D therapy can help tackle diseases like diabetes and cancer

Vitamin D can help improve weight of malnourished kids, language development

Vitamin D can help improve weight of malnourished kids, language development

New research shows that vitamin D helps in improving the overall health of malnourished children. The study was conducted by the University of the Punjab Pakistan and the Queen Mary University of London and shows that a high dose of vitamin D supplements helps malnourished kids to put on weight and also learn languages more easily. Vitamin [...]

May 7, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D can help improve weight of malnourished kids, language development

Vitamin D can cut heart failure risk after an attack. Here’s how

Vitamin D can cut heart failure risk after an attack. Here’s how

Besides helping build strong bones and muscles, Vitamin D may also protect heart tissue and prevent heart failure after a heart attack, finds a study conducted on mice. Heart failure is a life-threatening condition affecting an estimated 23 million people worldwide. A previous study had shown that people who have suffered from cardiovascular disease, and have [...]

March 17, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Vitamin D can cut heart failure risk after an attack. Here’s how

Soak up the sunshine: Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality

Soak up the sunshine: Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality

A normal intake of vitamin D can reduce the risk of early death substantially in people with cardiovascular disease, a study has found. The research concludes that people who have suffered from cardiovascular disease, and have a normal intake of vitamin D, reduce their risk of morality as a consequence of the disease by 30%. [...]

March 8, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Soak up the sunshine: Vitamin D reduces risk of early mortality

Heart patients, take note. Vitamin D3 may heal damage to heart

Heart patients, take note. Vitamin D3 may heal damage to heart

If you are suffering from a heart disease, treatment with Vitamin D3 might help restore the damage done to your cardiovascular system, says a new study. Vitamin D3 is produced naturally when skin is exposed to the sun or through over-the-counter pills. Several diseases, including high blood pressure, build-up of fats, cholesterol in and on [...]

February 3, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Heart patients, take note. Vitamin D3 may heal damage to heart

Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Children who receive higher levels of Vitamin D during infancy and childhood may be significantly at a lower risk of developing islet autoimmunity as well as Type 1 diabetes, according to a study. Type 1 diabetes is a chronic autoimmune disease that is increasing by 3-5% annually worldwide and occurs when the body’s immune system [...]

October 26, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Worried about diabetes in children? High Vitamin D levels in childhood can reduce the risk

Eat those oranges and lemons. It boosts your Vitamin C levels and reduces risk of leukemia

Eat those oranges and lemons. It boosts your Vitamin C levels and reduces risk of leukemia

Boosting daily requirement of Vitamin C may be helpful in curbing the development of leukemia — a deadly blood cancer, a study has found. Previous studies have shown that people with lower levels of ascorbate (Vitamin C) are at an increased cancer risk but the reasons were not fully understood. The new study, published in the journal [...]

August 25, 2017 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Eat those oranges and lemons. It boosts your Vitamin C levels and reduces risk of leukemia

Vitamin D supplement may benefit MS patients’ immune systems

Vitamin D supplement may benefit MS patients’ immune systems

People with multiple sclerosis who took high-dose supplements of vitamin D had reduced levels of inflammation related to the disease, according to researchers in a new study. Low vitamin D is linked with an increased risk for MS, and previous studies have shown taking supplements can help treatment and prevention of disease progression. MS is [...]

April 7, 2016 Saheli Health Comments Off on Vitamin D supplement may benefit MS patients’ immune systems