Does Occupation Affect Vitamin D Levels?

Approximately 40 percent of the entire United States population does not attain enough vitamin D optimal for health. In fact, a new study published by BMC Public Health journal suggests that those with indoor occupations are more likely to have low vitamin D levels.

2017-10-23T15:56:00+00:00 August 2nd, 2017|Healthy Aging|

How Much Vitamin D Should You Take in Winter Months?

It’s that time of year again when temperatures have dropped to their lowest, and it is likely your vitamin D levels have, too. When the sun’s rays enter the Earth’s atmosphere at too much of an angle as happens during the winter season, UVB rays are blocked off, and your skin can’t produce vitamin D without them.

2018-03-16T10:58:47+00:00 December 21st, 2016|Healthy Aging|

Stop Sarcopenia Before it Starts

Did you know that age related muscle loss, also known as sarcopenia, begins as early as your 30th birthday? Registered Dietitian and Nutrition Communication Specialist Lindsay Gnant M.Sc., RDN. explains how sarcopenia isn’t something that happens overnight, but gradually over time. “But the good news is that no matter your age you can take steps right now to improve your muscle health,” says Lindsay. Listen in as Lindsay shares how to fight back against muscle loss and lays out how you can utilize Isagenix products to help protect and build your lean muscle.

2018-04-12T16:12:36+00:00 April 22nd, 2016|Healthy Aging, Multimedia, Science Talks|

Four Ingredients for a Strong Heart

Your heart does more physical work than any other muscle in your body—you can’t live without it. But because it’s not visible to the naked eye, it’s often a muscle that is forgotten or neglected. How often do you think about what you can do to keep your heart strong and healthy?

2018-03-16T14:30:38+00:00 April 8th, 2016|Healthy Aging, Heart Health|

Fight Back Against Muscle Loss

Beginning around age 30, we begin to lose muscle and gain body fat every year. Specifically, age-related muscle loss occurs at an average rate of three to five percent per decade between the ages of 30 and 60 and accelerates significantly after age 60. This is a serious concern since abnormally low muscle mass, know as sarcopenia, is linked to loss of strength and mobility, culminating in unhealthy aging and frailty.

2018-03-16T14:34:40+00:00 April 1st, 2016|Healthy Aging|

For Older Women, Vitamin D3 Supplementation Helps Build Muscle Strength

One of the hard facts of aging is that with every decade of life starting around age 30, muscle mass begins to decrease. If not remedied with good nutrition and regular exercise, this loss of both muscle mass and muscle function may eventually lead to frailty. However, a new study has revealed that vitamin D3 can assist aging women in fighting to retain muscle.

2018-03-16T15:47:26+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Healthy Aging, Personal Care|
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