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Health benefits of sunflower seeds

Posted July 29, 2013

According to a micronutrient research facility, people who ingest seeds and nuts regularly have a lower possibility of having heart ailments or diabetes mellitus. The health benefits of sunflower seeds are profoundly documented by Taoist anti-aging medical practitioner Dr. Mao Shing Ni. He asserts that the seeds be added to one’s diet because of their significant nutritive content.

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Flower power may be answer to itchy problem

Posted June 25, 2012

Sunflowers may hold the solution to a problem which gets under the skin of millions of Australians every year. Skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis, rosacea and the lesser-known Netherton Syndrome pose an itchy problem for many sufferers world-wide, but a group of researchers from Queensland University of Technology (QUT) are looking at ways to soothe the problem – with tiny proteins called peptides, found in sunflowers.

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Want to live a few more years? Take vitamin D supplements!

Posted April 30, 2012

A new study in the Jan 2012 issue of the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition suggests that getting lots of sunshine or taking vitamin D supplements may reduce risk of premature death.

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Vitamin D From Sun Exposure May Prevent Stroke

Posted April 30, 2012

In a study of more than 16,000 people aged 45 and older, those who lived in areas with the shortest exposure to sunlight had a 56% increased risk of stroke. The sun gets a bad rap, but sensible sun exposure is probably the way to go, one of the researchers told the press.

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Vitamin D or exposure to sunshine may boost athletic performance

Posted April 30, 2012

As an athlete, you always want to improve your performance. A report released in the DEC 2011 issue of Asian Journal of Sports Medicine suggests you should take vitamin D supplements or expose yourselves to the sun often.

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Vitamin D helps prevent rickets and does much more

Posted April 30, 2012

Rickets is the result of vitamin D deficiency and it causes bowed legs and spinal deformity in children. Low D in adults contributes to osteoporosis. Vitamin D turns into a hormone in your body, and emerging studies suggest that statin cholesterol-lowering drugs are drug muggers of vitamin D.

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