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Vitamin D: Essential Like the Sun

Our glorious life-giving sun is the activator of vitamin D. But the days of carefree basking in the sun have been clouded by fears of skin cancer –from the same UV rays that activate the vitamin D, whichs cientists say actually functions to prevent cancer! We apply sunscreen or stay indoors, protecting our skin at the expense of the “sunshine vitamin” we need.

5 Things to Eat for a Strong Immune System

How many people do you come into contact with that have a cold during the course of one day? Kids, co-workers, and family-it’s just that time of year. There are a few things you can do to increase your chances of staying healthy; wash your hands constantly, take immune boosting supplements/vitamins like Emergen-C, Echinacea drops, and wellness formulas, stay away from friends or family that are sick, manage stress and get plenty of sleep.