vitamin D

getting sunshine [longevity live]

Getting sunshine might be your best bet when it comes to increasing your vitamin D levels. The supplement kind is good too, but of course – as with anything artificial – it isn’t the best. But why is there this hype around vitamin D lately? That’s what we want to

eating sunscreen [longevity live]

Eating sunscreen to protect yourself from those harsh UV rays is the new long-term solution. With summer now in sight, we’re all taking part in more outdoor activities and perhaps trying to catch a bit of a tan. Many recent studies have found that sunblock can contain hundreds of artificial

Kate Middleton | Longevity LIVE

This generation is often referred to as the Indoor Generation. This is due to the excessive amount of time that we spend indoors, flickering away at some form of technology. This unhealthy method of living has drawn the concern of many, most notably the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton. Kate Middleton Wants Your

blue light | Longevity LIVE

There are already plenty of precautions advising against the excessive use of electronics. Various studies have highlighted the effects of high cellphone use. This includes poor sleep patterns, heightened stress levels and even symptoms of depression. If that’s not enough, there is now growing research of how high cellphone usage

Vitamin D | Longevity LIVE

Vitamin D is seen as the sunshine vitamin due to the fact that the majority of what the body absorbs, comes from the sun’s rays. Once it’s been absorbed by the body, vitamin D then plays a pivotal role in helping the body properly absorb and utilize calcium, which in

depression and mice in research | Longevity Live

Living in a place with minimal sunlight can easily catalyze the depressing experience of seasonal affective disorder, better known as SAD syndrome. It is not the cold that invites SAD syndrome to filter into your mind and body; scientists believe it is caused by a lack of sunlight. The absorption

vitamin d | Longevity Live

We all know Vitamin D is of great importance to our health and aging. However, researchers have made it clear that the factors which affect our Vitamin D levels are complicated. Your skin’s absorption of UVB sun rays is the best source of vitamin D. This does, however, come with

anxiety | Longevity Live

Living with anxiety can be immobilizing. It’s difficult to navigate your day if you don’t know when or where your next panic attack may occur. Even though anxiety is often seen as a mental issue, one forgets that neurotransmitters and steroid hormones largely influence our mental state. Even though it

From as early as the 4th century B.C. Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine recommended the sea as an important natural source of healing.  The sea’s many naturally healthy properties were used in thalassotherapy and hydrotherapy to actively treat diseases of the body and mind as well as maintain good health

chronic headaches | Longevity LIVE

Stroke patients with low vitamin D have been found to suffer more severe strokes and have poorer health in the months following a stroke, than those who have normal vitamin D levels, according to research presented at last year’s American Stroke Association’s International Stroke Conference. In past studies on neurovascular