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Why all the hype about vitamin D?

Vitamin D deficiency does not display obvious symptoms, nor is it often diagnosed by doctors. But when left unaddressed, it can have significant health effects. Vitamin D is a hormone that controls calcium levels in the blood, crucial for bone ...

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You are what your mother eats

Poor nutrition during pregnancy can have long-lasting effects into an infant’s adult life, write Shelley Wilkinson, Susan de Jersey and Jane Karpavicius. Have you heard the saying: “If there was one time I didn’t need to watch my weight or ...

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Good eating can improve healing

Improved nutrition has a major role to play in the prevention and treatment of pressure injuries, write Beryl Dawson, Susan Nelan, Katrina Pace and Lilliana Barone. Pressure injuries can range from small red areas of damage to deep, full tissue ...

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