Tag Archives: vitamin

Get Your Vitamin K

  Vitamin K plays an important role in your body especially for bone health and blood coagulation. There are two main types of the vitamin.   Vitamin K1 is involved with blood clotting. It is abundant in many plant foods especially leafy greens as well as broccoli, Brussel sprouts and other cruciferous vegetables.   Vitamin… Read More »

Vitamin D Improves Muscle Function

Research has revealed that Vitamin D improves muscle function and is believed to enhance activity of the cell batteries, otherwise known as mitochondria. Vitamin D is a hormone usually manufactured in the skin making use of sunlight energy, and is also found in several foods, such as egg yolks, fish liver oils, fish and fortified… Read More »

Vitamin D may prolong life in people with cancer

Taking vitamin D can prolong life in people who develop cancer, according to a recent analysis of clinical trials. Vitamin D supplements may prolong life for those living with cancer, new research suggests. Researchers at Michigan State University (MSU) in East Lansing analyzed data from randomized controlled trials that had compared people who took vitamin… Read More »