Vitamin D Deficiency – A Modern World Epidemic with Huge Consequences

Vitamin D is critical to good health Many of us know that our bodies can make Vitamin D when our skin is exposed to sunlight and in a previous blog, I discussed how human migration has been a major factor in our current epidemic of Vitamin D deficiency. Here, I’m going to discuss some ofContinue reading “Vitamin D Deficiency – A Modern World Epidemic with Huge Consequences”

Vitamin E deficiency, migraines & ‘Visual disturbances’

How I discovered I needed Vitamin E Gall bladder problems and Cholecystectomy Six months after I gave birth to my baby Alexia, I became very jaundiced. I had some pain under my right ribs and felt unwell after eating some meals, but it was when my stools turned white and my urine was almost black,Continue reading “Vitamin E deficiency, migraines & ‘Visual disturbances’”

Vitamin D Deficiency: A Major Health Side effect of Human Migration

More than just bones! Vitamin D may be our most important ‘vitamin’. Although it has long been known that Vitamin D plays a critical role in the body’s ability to absorb and retain calcium and phosphorus, which are both critical for the formation of bone, recent research has now revealed that Vitamin D plays criticalContinue reading “Vitamin D Deficiency: A Major Health Side effect of Human Migration”

Can eating Seaweed prevent Breast Cancer?

In Japan, seaweed is a common dietary component which gives Japanese adults an average daily intake of 5280 micrograms (µg) of Iodine each day. This is very different to the rest of the world where the average intake of Iodine is only about 209 µg/day. Now there are obviously other dietary differences between traditional JapaneseContinue reading “Can eating Seaweed prevent Breast Cancer?”