Vitamin D and Calcium absorption

Amongst the essential nutrients required by the human body, vitamin D is unique. Its the only vitamin that we can synthesise following exposure to sunlight. In the past, a disease called rickets which caused bowed legs in children was common in industrial areas,...

Lactose intolerance

Did you know that up to 65% of the population is believed to be lactose intolerant to some degree? This ranges from around 20% in Western Europe and the USA, tho up to 90% in some parts of Africa and the Far East. Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest...

Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms

Vitamin D Deficiency Symptoms Causes of vitamin D deficiency As with all of the essential vitamins and minerals, there are benefits to be obtained from ensuring that your body is getting a regular supply of vitamin D. Conversely, if you are unable to get enough of...

Vitamin D Rich Foods List

Vitamin D in Foods What is vitamin D good for? Vitamin D is unusual because it is the only vitamin the human body can synthesise following exposure to sunlight. Therefore while it is important to eat foods high in vitamin D, this isn’t the only way to obtain...