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2014-10-17 08:23:56

ROSEMONT, Ill., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sophie* is a 15 year old cross country runner who has a history of a foot stress fracture and shin splints. Often she does not eat prior to her workouts. Recently she has felt fatigued and weak during her races, saying her legs feel heavy and she sometimes feels dizzy. She has been running every day, averaging 40-50 miles a week, and has lost 18 pounds in the past year. At times she feels running has become a compulsion....

2014-10-08 08:27:17

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extensive research has shown that vitamin D deficiencies play a major role in the development of dozens of diseases, including breast, prostate and colon cancer, as well as diabetes, heart disease, arthritis, osteoporosis, psoriasis and mental illness. While many people are beginning to realize the health benefits that vitamin D has to offer in the prevention of disease, they may not be getting the full benefits from vitamin D without also...

2014-09-30 23:03:18

A new Cambridge University study claims that 1 out of every 10 people are Vitamin D deficient and require some kind of daily vitamin D supplement. NutriGold provides a solution that is bio-identical to what the skin produces when it is exposed to sunlight. Orem, UT (PRWEB) September 30, 2014 Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that helps build and maintain strong bones and teeth. It does so by helping the body absorb calcium (one of bone's main building blocks) from food and...

2014-09-19 23:06:16

Dr. Arash Bereliani, the board-certified physician and founder of the IV Therapy Center of Beverly Hills, explains a recent study showing the importance of vitamin D for people over 50. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 A recent study published in the journal Quality of Life Research suggests that older patients with higher levels of vitamin D will experience a better quality of life. This quality of life includes more mobility, better ability to perform daily tasks, and less...

2014-09-09 23:14:56

Author, nutritionist Trisha O’Connor elaborates on connection between the two diseases London, Canada (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 “Hereditary Hemochromatosis? and Vitamin D Deficiency from UVB radiation (sunlight) Originating from Northern Europe” (published by Xlibris) is a synthesis of facts and research data establishing a link between hereditary hemochromatosis (HH) and multiple sclerosis (MS). Author Trisha O’Connor gives an in-depth, technical presentation first describing...

2014-09-08 12:28:15

PISA, Italy and HONG KONG, September 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Abiogen Pharma S.p.A. and Lee's Pharmaceutical Holdings Limited jointly announced the agreement for License, Distribution and Supply for marketing of Thorens(R) Cholecalciferol (or vitamin D3) throughout China, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. Under the terms of this agreement, Abiogen granted Lee's an exclusive license and right for registering, importing, marketing, distributing and selling the Cholecalciferol...

2014-08-31 23:00:31

In a recent comparison study of the 20 best-selling Vitamin D supplements in the United States for Vitamin D content, heavy metal contamination, and presence/absence of GMOs, NutriGold's Vitamin D3 Gold product earned LabDoor's ranking of "A" in Best Quality and #1 in Best Value. Orem, UT (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 LabDoor.com tests the purity and label accuracy of hundreds of best-selling vitamins and supplements. According to their website, “We buy products in the same...

2014-08-31 23:00:25

University of California, San Diego researchers have found that people with Vitamin D blood levels lower than 50 ng/mL have a higher risk of premature death. The National Institute of Health recommends 600 International Units (IU) of Vitamin D daily for those between the ages of 1 and 70. (PRWEB) August 31, 2014 An analysis of 32 studies compiled by University of California, San Diego researchers has revealed a link between lower levels of Vitamin D and a higher mortality rate. The study,...

2014-08-27 23:00:31

The Webinar will focus on enhancing clinical practice with new Vitamin D testing methods, September 11, 2014 (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 DiaSorin has announced that their new webinar, “The Clinical Utility of 1,25 Dihydroxyvitamin D,” will feature guest speaker Dr. Gregory A. Plotnikoff, a physician and researcher at Penny George Institute for Health and Healing Integrative Medicine. Dr. Plotnikoff serves as an integrative medicine physician at the Penny George Institute for Health and...

2014-08-27 08:25:07

Dr. Mitchell Gibson's new book explores the scientific and spiritual effects of sunlight on the human body. HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sunlight has long been a source of rejuvenation and health for billions of people all over the world. Recently, modern scientists have begun to take a new look at the power of the sun to address a number of ailments that have distressed mankind. Sunlight therapy dates back to the time of the ancient Greeks when it was called...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.