(NaturalHealth365) Vitamin D deficiency has become a global health problem, and more than one billion people across the world are either vitamin D insufficient or deficient. Studies have found that a deficiency in the “sun vitamin” can lead to health problems like poor glycemic control, obesity and hypertension. In fact, a chronic vitamin D deficiency can contribute to the development of certain types of cancer.
(NaturalHealth365) A stunning 100 million Americans currently have diabetes or prediabetes – elevated blood sugar that can progress to diabetes if unchecked. But, thankfully, we have some great news – especially for diabetics.
Many natural health experts believe that widespread deficiencies of an essential mineral – magnesium – are driving the skyrocketing national rates of diabetes. In fact, even the National Institutes of Health (NIH) warns that ‘diabetes is frequently associated with a magnesium deficiency.’
The fact is, almost half of all Americans are low in magnesium (and, for seniors, the picture is even bleaker – 80 percent of adults over age 70 are deficient). If you think you may be deficient in magnesium, keep reading to discover how restoring healthy levels – whether accomplished by increasing dietary intake, or taking magnesium supplements – can benefit you……Read more