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Healthcare News and Nutritional Information

Stay up to date with the latest statistics and health information. We constantly share new and informative findings in healthcare and nutrition that can positively affect your health – and happiness! Can’t find what you are looking for in our library? Email Dr. Jim for current, up-to-date, best evidence answers! And subscribe to Be Healthy! Be Happy! University to receive our periodic newsletters!

Oct
28
2016

Vitamin E acts as an important antioxidant. What do antioxidants do?

This is Dr. Jim for Be Healthy! Be Happy! and today I’m talking about vitamin E! Vitamin E works as an important antioxidant. Antioxidant you ask? You’re right it’s kind of a big word and a tough concept. Here’s how I explain it.

Oct
28
2016

Persons deficient in vitamin D suffer from muscle weakness, hypertension and immune dysfunction

Vitamin D functions to balance calcium and phosphorus metabolism to ensure the development and maintenance of healthy bones. It is also been shown to be important in the regulation of blood pressure, insulin secretion and immune function.

Oct
28
2016

Vitamin A deficiency leads to blindness, susceptibility to infection, anemia and thyroid dysfunction

Vitamin A works to ensure proper eyesight, gene expression, immunity, and prenatal development as well as red blood cell production. Deficiency leads to blindness, susceptibility to infectious diseases, anemia and thyroid dysfunction.