Maximizing Your Vitamin D from Safe Sun Exposure

Due to decades of professional and media misinformation, the typical American believes they should avoid the midday sun and need to use sunscreen before, and several times during, sun exposure. Unfortunately, this is a prescription for minimizing vitamin D levels and all its widely appreciated benefits.  The purpose of this article is to provide you with some practical guidelines on…

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6 Wonderful Health Benefits of Detox Drinks

Detoxing one’s body is fast becoming a new trend in the world of fitness. While the word is shrouded with multiple ambiguities, those who  have incorporated detox drinks as an important component in their fitness routine can’t stop talking about its natural health benefits. So what does detoxification really mean and why is it important?  As the name suggests, detoxing…

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Health Benefits of Sun Exposure: Vitamin D and Beyond

Several recent papers have discussed whether the health benefits of sun exposure are due to vitamin D production or other factors.  This question has been raised since randomized controlled trials (RCTs) of vitamin D do not always support the findings from observational studies that report reduced risk of disease for those with higher vitamin D levels. This issue was famously proposed…

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ADA: Updated Diabetic Neuropathy Treatment Guidelines Available

A new position statement on the prevention, treatment, and management of diabetic neuropathy has been released by a team of endocrinologists and neurologists in conjunction with the American Diabetes Association. This serves as an update to the last statement released by the ADA in 2005. The statement contains recommendations for physicians on the overall prevention of diabetic neuropathy, highlighting prevention…

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