Latest vitamin K Stories

2014-01-22 23:22:33

Understanding how vitamin D works and what a person's levels are can help prevent and mitigate certain diseases. Purity Laboratories, Inc. will launch a new Vitamin D Blood Spot Testing Kit this year making it easier than ever to check a person's vitamin D status. Portland, OR (PRWEB) January 22, 2014 The body works like a machine; each individual cog moves in sync with the others to keep us alive and healthy. But just like a machine, the body’s cogs need essential maintenance...

The sun in the mountains allows the body to produce vitamin D in winter
2014-01-18 06:06:12

University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna It’s not just your mood that the dark months of winter can influence. Low levels of sunlight also mean lower levels of vitamin D in the body. Vitamin D deficiency can trigger a range of diseases but until recently little was known about the exact biological mechanisms behind this. A research team at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna has now decrypted one of these unknown molecular mechanisms. Vitamin D regulates the elasticity of...

2014-01-16 23:23:14

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for proper body functioning and new research suggests it may play a role in preventing certain diseases. Purity Labs will launch a new Vitamin D Blood Spot Testing Kit this year to help people learn their vitamin D levels. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Researchers in almost every medical discipline are finding that vitamin D may have a role in preventing, mitigating or treating disease. Conversely, researchers say that vitamin D deficiency may...

Questioning Vitamin D Benefits
2013-12-06 12:05:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new research review from a team of French and Belgian researchers has cast some doubt on the health benefits of vitamin D supplements. Sometimes referred to as the ‘sunshine vitamin,’ vitamin D is generated by the skin when it is exposed to ultraviolet radiation. It can also be found in fish liver oil, eggs and fatty fish such as salmon or mackerel. Americans spend approximately $600 million a year on vitamin D supplements, which...

Vitamin D Can Help Stave Off Cognitive Decline
2013-12-03 04:19:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A diet that is too low in vitamin D could potentially cause damage to the brain, according to new research appearing in the journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine. Vitamin D supplements have gained popularity in recent months due to the role they play in maintaining bone health, but more recent research has also shown that it is also essential for other organs and tissues, including the brain, researchers from the University of...

2013-11-02 23:01:59

Researchers continue to uncover evidence that links vitamin D deficiency to a higher prevalence of a variety of autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis, and other diseases like breast and colon cancer, cardiovascular disease, and various infections. In spreading awareness of the potential health benefits of vitamin D, organizers hope to reduce the incidence of some of these diseases in the long run. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 For the fifth year in a row,...

2013-09-25 23:01:16

The next Pradaxa multidistrict litigation status conference is scheduled for Oct. 8; also, the Court has named a mediator to help settle discovery disputes, reports Parker Waichman LLP, which continues to evaluate potential lawsuits on behalf of those suffering from life-threatening bleeding injuries allegedly caused by Pradaxa. New York, New York (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 Parker Waichman LLP, a national law firm dedicated to protecting the rights of victims injured by defective drugs,...

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Leaf vegetables
2013-08-21 09:03:22

Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...

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