Vitamin D and the Connection to Health and Weight – All Your Questions Answered

The Ultimate Guide to Vitamin D and it’s Connection to Health and Weight Hi, this is Galit Goldfarb, nutritionist and medical scientist, and welcome to my blog where you will find great articles to help you transform your health easily through practical lifestyle changes based on science. My articles will guide you, step-by-step, to lasting…

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Vitamin Deficiency Quiz Landing Page

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Is GMO Golden Rice Really What We Need To Stop Vitamin A Deficiency?

This post was written in response to a comment I received for my article: “To Avoid or Not To Avoid Genetically Modified Organisms GMO’s For Health.” You can find the article HERE. Is GMO Golden Rice Really What We Need To Stop Vitamin A Deficiency? In 2015, Patents for Humanity awarded The Golden Rice Project…

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The Best Nutritional Interventions for Heart Failure 

Congestive heart failure is a chronic heart disease that affects the whole body. It is a serious public health concern due to its high prevalence, high risk of hospitalizations, mortality risk, cost of care, and reduced quality of life.  The progressively weakened heart muscle is unable to pump enough blood to sustain normal blood circulation…

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Supporting Crohn’s Disease with Diet, Lifestyle Changes, and Supplements 

Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel disease. It causes inflammation of the digestive tract, leading to abdominal pain, severe diarrhea, tiredness, malnutrition, and weight loss. The exact cause of Crohn’s disease is unknown. Crohn’s disease originates in genetically susceptible individuals exposed to certain yet unknown environmental risk factors. [1-2] Crohn’s disease may affect any portion…

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How To Stop Muscle Cramps/Spasms From Recurring

Muscle cramps are a sudden contraction or tightening of a muscle that usually lasts a few seconds to a few minutes, caused by muscle twitches or spasms. Muscle spasms are involuntary, painful contractions of either an entire muscle group, an individual muscle, or some muscle fibers. [1] The cramp last from a few seconds to…

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How To Prevent and Heal Acne

Acne can be a big nuisance for most people at some stage in their life. Research shows that about 80% of people will have acne at some point in life, most commonly, but not solely, between the ages of 11 to the age of 30. [1] The causes of acne vulgaris are many: hormones, bacteria,…

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How to Get Relief from PMS with Diet, Supplement, and Lifestyle Changes 

Premenstrual syndrome (PMS) affects the daily functioning of women from a week before to a few days into their menstruation, with emotional and physical symptoms substantially interfering with the quality of everyday life. [1-2]  PMS has a wide variety of emotional and physical symptoms, including increased appetite, weight gain, body pain, headache, swelling and tenderness…

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Managing Osteoporosis With Diet, Lifestyle, and Supplements 

Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease in humans. It is a disease of bone fragility from a low bone mineral density that leads to bone deterioration predisposing people to easy fracturing of bones. It generally comes from aging and a simultaneous decrease in sex hormones. But it can also come from excessive exercise, malnutrition,…

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Managing Hashimoto Thyroiditis With Diet, Lifestyle Changes, and Supplements

Hashimoto thyroiditis is an autoimmune disease that attacks the thyroid tissue through an immune process, often intermittently. The disease first appears with the gradual enlargement of the thyroid gland and slow progression of hypothyroidism due to the infiltration of immune cells into the thyroid tissue, causing its destruction. Hashimoto thyroiditis is the most common endocrine…

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Overactive Bladder? Here Are Diet, Supplements, and Activities that Support Bladder Health

Do you find yourself waking up in the night to urinate or notice that you need to urinate more often than most people? If you cannot hold your urine or experience leakage when you cough, sneeze, laugh or when you need to empty your bladder, you may have an overactive bladder.  Overactive bladder is a…

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How to Prevent and Heal Anemia Through Diet and Supplements 

Anemia is defined as hemoglobin or red blood cell concentration below two standard deviations of the average physiological needs depending on a person’s age and gender. [1] Anemia affects about ? of the world’s population [2] and contributes to increased morbidity and mortality, [3-4] decreased work productivity, [5] poorer birth outcomes, [6-7], and impaired behavioral…

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Healing Mouth Ulcers with Diet and Supplements

Mouth ulcers, canker sores, or in the medical term, recurrent aphthous stomatitis (RAS) is one of the most common wounds of the mouth mucosa seen in primary care. Aphthous ulcers affect up to 25% of the general population, with 3-month recurrence rates as high as 50%. [1] They generally occur in the mouth tissue but…

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How to Improve Pancreatic Health and Function Naturally

The pancreas is a multitasking organ. Unlike other organs, it functions as an exocrine and endocrine gland, meaning that its secretions will reach the blood either directly or through a vessel. Its exocrine function includes the production of enzymes that help with digestion. And its endocrine function is to release hormones that control blood sugar…

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