Vitamin D & The Risk Of Falls

A new study has caused some consternation as its findings go against current accepted wisdom that vitamin D supplements can decrease the risk of falls in older people. But all is not what it seems.... The study involved 200 Swiss men and women, living in their own homes, who had already … Continue reading

Why You May Need More Vitamin D

This was an interesting couple of weeks for vitamin D. First we had a negative headline suggesting that the third of men and just under half of women who take vitamin D supplements in Britain are wasting their time. Then, in the same newspaper, headlines claimed that ‘Britons are not getting … Continue reading

Diet Can Reduce Skin Wrinkles

Diet has as much impact on skin aging and the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles as does your genes and lifestyle. This is especially true for women, whose skin ages 25% faster than that of men between the ages of 40 and 50 when oestrogen levels fall. Oestrogen boosts the production of collagen … Continue reading