As we all know, life without sun is impossible. We need it to produce the all-important vitamin D, which is therefore often referred to as the “sun vitamin”. Vitamin D is necessary for many processes in the body. Unfortunately, due to our 21st-century lifestyle, vitamin D synthesis has become difficult for large parts of the population.
The USA is a “nation of prosperity and plenty”. Most Americans can count on an abundant food supply. However, studies regularly show that insufficient vitamin and mineral intake in the USA is more common than we thought. Despite the overabundance of food, poor food options negatively impact nutrition and can lead to insufficient consumption of certain micronutrients . The large-scale NHANES study highlights the discrepancy between deficiency and plenty.
100,000 heartbeats in a day, 3 billion heartbeats in a single lifetime. Without this pumping action of the heart, the cells in our bodies would not be supplied with vital nutrients and oxygen. This might seem like the perfect system, but it still needs a little push from the outside and that is why we have included eight tips for you on how to get your cardiovascular system up and running. Read more here!