Archive for March, 2012

 

Troubled by Menstrual Cramps? Get Vitamin D

Posted on March 29th, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

If you ask women the main reason why they miss work or school, many would say that it’s painful menstrual cramps. Today, at least half of women in their reproductive years experience menstrual cramps that begin at the start of their menstrual flow and last for a few days. Menstrual cramps sometimes become so terrible […]

 
 

Warning: Your Lap Is No Place for a Laptop

Posted on March 23rd, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

As its name suggests, the laptop is designed to be placed and used on your lap. But did you know that this is actually dangerous? Ironic as it seems, research proves that placing a laptop directly on your lap for prolonged periods of time is harmful to your health because of electromagnetic field (EMF) exposure. […]

 
 

Stay Safe from GE Foods: Vermont Proposes GMO Labeling Bill

Posted on March 18th, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

If a food is entirely or partially produced with genetically engineered ingredients, it will be properly labeled to inform consumers. This is what the newly proposed H.722 Bill in the Vermont state legislature aims to do. If passed, the “VT Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act” will take effect in 2014. The bill states: […]

 
 

The Dangers of Vitamin B12 Deficiency: Vegetarians and Vegans, Beware!

Posted on March 8th, 2012 by author  |  1 Comment »

Dr. Joseph Mercola has always stressed that a complete and balanced diet is extremely important to your healthy lifestyle, which is why he believes following a vegan or vegetarian diet can lead to dire health problems. He warns that vegetarians and vegans are missing out on many crucial nutrients including vitamin B12 from animal sources. […]

 
 

The Link Between Vitamin D and Fertility

Posted on March 4th, 2012 by author  |  3 Comments »

For couples who want to have a baby, here’s something you should know: people are more prone to conceive during summer, but are less likely to do so during dark, cold winters. There are many reasons for this, but according to recent research, the most important variable is vitamin D. According to a new report, […]