Are we getting plenty of vitamin D?

Are we getting plenty of vitamin D? Researchers from the University of Ulster are to explore if we are getting enough vitamin D – vital for the formation of healthy bones and which may also help prevent diseases such as for example diabetes, cancers, arthritis rheumatoid and multiple sclerosis. The primary source of vitamin D is contact with ultra-violet radiation in sunlight, which produces vitamin D in your skin . The experts from the Northern Ireland Centre for Food and Wellness are to embark on a three season project in collaboration with colleagues from University College Cork to investigate what degree of dietary supplement D is needed to maintain good supplement D position in the winter time.

Are older women better in bed? We all dream that when we are older we shall be free to sleep just as much as we want. For most females aged 40 and over, sleep disruption is a known fact of life. Factors such as changes in working hours, domestic relationships and duties of care – as well as divorce, the menopause and widowhood – can all possess a negative effect on sleep. Related StoriesWhy perform we sleep?