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Get Your Vitamin K

  Vitamin K plays an important role in your body especially for bone health and blood coagulation. There are two main types of the vitamin.   Vitamin K1 is involved with blood clotting. It is abundant in many plant foods especially leafy greens as well as broccoli, Brussel sprouts and other cruciferous vegetables.   Vitamin… Read More »

The cities in Britain where locals are most likely to be lowest in vitamin D

Stirling, Carlisle and Manchester are among the cities whose residents are most likely to be lowest in vitamin D this February, according to experts. Scientists from the University of Manchester considered factors including available amounts of vitamin D-effective UVB rays, as well as cloud cover, ozone and aerosol levels before coming to their conclusion. In… Read More »

Link between neonatal vitamin D deficiency and schizophrenia confirmed

Newborns with vitamin D deficiency have an increased risk of schizophrenia later in life, a team of Australian and Danish researchers has reported. The discovery could help prevent some cases of the disease by treating vitamin D deficiency during the earliest stages of life. The study, led by Professor John McGrath from The University of Queensland and Aarhus University in Denmark,… Read More »