Natural health news that can change your life
It is not a secret that scientists work day by day to discover new cancer, HIV, diabetes, and so on, treatments and therapies that will give us a chance to live a longer and healthier life even if we got a terrifying diagnosis. Yet even doctors cannot know all of the new discoveries and advice us something innovational because before any discovery is approved and internationally acclaimed, we have to either find them by ourselves and try at own risk or follow the treatment plans that are accepted now. We are not saying that you should refuse conventional treatment and opt for some doubtful new methods. But you can benefit from implementing these science-based natural health tips we found for you along the main treatment.
From this article you are going to find out about how vitamin D deficiency can ruin your psyche, whether is it dangerous to drink soda with sweeteners or not, and if it’s necessary to cut calorie intake to make your waist slimmer.
Vitamin D deficiency can affect your mental health
A recent study in Europe found an outstanding link between the deficiency of vitamin D and mental conditions. The scientists tested vitamin D levels in over 200 patients who were also received treatment for psychotic disorders and another 159 patients who were well. The research found a considerable connection between low vitamin D levels and higher levels of negative symptoms of mental disorders including depression among the people with psychosis. As a reminder, vitamin D comes in different forms. For example, vitamin D3 is synthesized in the human skin under the exposure to sunlight while vitamin D2 can be obtained from food.
Sweet soda drinks can make you develop diabetes
Do you drink soda? A recent study in Sweden indicated people who drink at least two 200 milliliters sodas a day either containing sugar or artificial sweeteners, were twice as likely to develop type 2 diabetes as well as a form of type 1 diabetes known as latent autoimmune diabetes of adults.
The study also found adults who consumed 5 200 milliliters servings of soft drinks had 10 times greater risk of type 2 diabetes.
Do you need to cut calories to lose weight?
A study from North Carolina compared a group of adults who were assigned a progressive resistance training program, with a group that practice the same program plus calorie restriction. The resistance training alone did not amount to any weight loss, while the calorie restriction group lost an average of 6 percent body weight and reduced fat around the abdomen. Worth noting also that cutting calories and getting back to your normal weight you reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, diabetes, and many other disorders development.
(Updated at Oct 2 / 2023)