Vitamin D: Vitamin D plays a pivotal role in allowing the body to absorb calcium. Yes, shifting your attitude around weight loss isn’t just about feel-goodery; it’s about results. In Continue Reading
Vitamin D: Vitamin D plays a pivotal role in allowing the body to absorb calcium. Yes, shifting your attitude around weight loss isn’t just about feel-goodery; it’s about results. In fact, research from Syracuse University shows that the more dissatisfied women are with their bodies, the more likely they are to avoid exercise. And simply thinking that you’re overweight predicts future weight gain, according to 2015 research published in the International Journal of Obesity. When we looked at how the study variables (quality of life, symptoms of depression) mapped against our two variables of interest (number of social activities, number of close relationships), we found U-shaped curves That is, poor mental health at low levels of social activity, good mental health at moderate levels of social activity, and again poor mental health at high levels of social activity. About 1,600 American people died of cancer every day in the year 2013. Making certain dietary changes may help limit your risk for polycystic ovary syndrome and ovarian cancer, although dietary changes alone can’t be used to treat or cure either condition. Losing weight, following a low-glycemic-index diet and eating a diet rich in nutrients may be beneficial for keeping your ovaries healthy. At age 50 (and prior to that), it is important to maintain a healthy lifestyle to protect your heart. In addition to physical activity and managing stress and body weight, the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute has suggestions for a healthy eating plan for women over 50. Vitamin D is important for skin immune function, and vitamin D deficiency has been found to be widespread in people with acne inversa. In 14 acne inversa patients treated with vitamin D for six months at doses determined by their vitamin D levels, participants had an at least 20% decrease in the number of nodules and an at least 20% reduction in flare-up frequency, and those who experienced greater increases in vitamin D levels had greater positive effects (Guillet 2015). Stress management in your busy, active life plays an important role in keeping your body healthy. Although stress can’t be avoided, it can be controlled. When stress is repeated, excessive and left untreated, your body can develop physical health problems, such as high blood pressure, weakened immune system, and mental issues like depression and lack of concentration. Strategies like exercise, yoga, meditation or participating in stress-reduction programs are effective ways to manage your stress and help keep your body healthy. But just because people have a gene that’s linked to disease risk doesn’t mean they’re guaranteed to get sick. First, the implicated genes have to be switched on or off, Kreutzer said.