24 Jul '11, 3pm

A Crucial Nutrient for Heart Health & Bone Strength: The past decade has brought an explosion of research reveal...

A Crucial Nutrient for Heart Health & Bone Strength: The past decade has brought an explosion of research reveal...

The past decade has brought an explosion of research revealing the many beneficial roles vitamin D plays in keeping you healthy. But there’s a new kid on the block that could end up being “the next vitamin D,” and we are finding that some of vitamin D’s benefits are greatly enhanced when combined with this other vitamin. That “new kid” is vitamin K. Much new research is now focusing on the synergy between vitamin K (specifically, vitamin K2) and vitamin D3, particularly in terms of bone strength and cardiovascular health . Before discussing the influence of each of these vitamins, let’s review a bit about vitamins D and K and what their roles are. Vitamin D: A Brief Review Vitamin D is a key player in your overall health. The name is misleading — it isn’t actually a vitamin at all but a potent neuroregulatory steroidal hormone that influences nearly 3,000 of your 25,000 ge...

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green.autoblog.com 24 Jul '11, 1pm

When we think of dangerous auto emissions, we tend to think first of greenhouse-causing gases or the components of the smo...

Surprising Health Benefits of Nuts & Seeds:

Surprising Health Benefits of Nuts & Seeds:

care2.com 20 Jul '11, 3pm

I love nuts and seeds. I think I must have been a bird in a past life. Good thing, too, as they are Powerfoods! Don’t Be S...

Health ministry to review nurses’ salaries #Singapore

Health ministry to review nurses’ salaries #Sin...

sg.news.yahoo.com 25 Jul '11, 11am

The Health Ministry is conducting a review of salaries for nurses in Singapore. (Yahoo! file photo) The Ministry of Health...

What's the best exercise for heart health?: By Genevra Pittman, ReutersFri, Jul 29 2011 at 5:41 PM EST NEW YORK

What's the best exercise for heart health?: By ...

mnn.com 29 Jul '11, 8pm

Because aerobic exercise alone seemed to be almost as good, if not as good, as aerobic and resistance training combined, B...

Filling Your Self-Esteem Reservoir: By Jen Wilson, GoodTherapy Making a difference is something that always make...

Filling Your Self-Esteem Reservoir: By Jen Wils...

care2.com 24 Jul '11, 11pm

Making a difference is something that always makes me feel good. Whether I am volunteering at my son’s school or letting s...

6 Health Benefits of Having Pets

6 Health Benefits of Having Pets

care2.com 30 Jul '11, 11pm

About 65 percent of American households have pets, and we spend nearly $35 billion dollars a year on these companion anima...

Social Responsibility is Green: Socially responsible products and consumer awareness can change the world.

Social Responsibility is Green: Socially respon...

care2.com 28 Jul '11, 3pm

When I was little, my sister taught me that when all the numbers on the digital clock were the same (1:11, 2:22, 3:33, you...

Got Seaweed? Macroalgae Rival Milk in Health Benefits | Care2 Causes

Got Seaweed? Macroalgae Rival Milk in Health Be...

care2.com 22 Jul '11, 5pm

Alas, even as Canada and much of the US are broiling with record heat , the price of ice cream has gone up due to increase...

Heart Attack Risk Increased by Diesel Fumes | Care2 Healthy Living

Heart Attack Risk Increased by Diesel Fumes | C...

care2.com 31 Jul '11, 2pm

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh studied diesel emissions at levels that would be found in heavily polluted citi...