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Do you get the winter blues? Many people do, and if you’re one of them, you might want to consider checking your Vitamin D level, as we now know that Vitamin D deficiency is not just harmful to physical health. It also might impact mental health, according to a team of researchers that has found a link between seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, and a lack of sunlight.


Did you know that several recent large (meta-analyses) studies have found no association between heart disease and dietary saturate fat, but predicted greater risk doubling or even nearly tripling saturated fat in the diet does not drive up total levels of saturated fat in the blood, according to a controlled diet study.




Do you take vitamin D? It is one of the most potent health enhancing vitamins known, and I’ve written about it extensively. If you don’t, perhaps the findings of this study will persuade you to reconsider doing so. I am very happy to share this study with you, as it is very instructive as to how to prevent cancer with adequate vitamin D intake (and blood levels).



One of the greatest casualties of war is its lasting effect on the minds of soldiers. This presents a daunting public health problem: More than 20 percent of veterans returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have post-traumatic stress disorder, according to a 2012 report by RAND Corp.



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