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Happy Monday. There are a few interesting news stories today that give readers advice on a variety of things – check them out if you’re looking for unsolicited, free tips! This one is from the “Patient Money” column in the New York Times and covers something I often struggle with on a budget – purchasing vitamins. The writer does the hard work of researching first, whether multivitamins are worth the cost – and who in particular should be sure to …
Just in time for the summer, experts are saying that sunshine can help older adults reduce their risk of developing heart disease and diabetes. It’s all about Vitamin D. While exposure to sunlight stimulates vitamin D in the skin – and considering the fact that many older people have vitamin D deficiencies from the natural aging process – researchers have found that sunshine can increase the level of Vitamin D in the body and decrease the chances of getting metabolic …
The New York Times reported on a new study showing that a lack of vitamin B12 intake can result in brain shrinkage for older adults.