Cellulite affects as many as 90% of American women. While it’s not a threat to health, cellulite can affect women’s self-esteem and self-confidence. It results from fat deposits beneath the skin. Cellulite makes the surface of the skin appear lumpy and dimpled. This irregular appearance is a far cry from the smooth and toned look preferred by many people.

Traditional Approaches to Reducing Cellulite

There are several things people do to reduce the appearance of cellulite. Some types of massage are thought to reduce it. Working on the fascia with tools like foam rollers also may help. Other people dry-brush their skin before getting into…


Wintertime brings more than chilly weather. For one thing, the days are shorter, resulting in less exposure to sunshine. Colder temperatures also mean we stay inside more, further limiting our access to sunlight.

Many people may also change their diets, whether they mean to or not. For example, many types of local produce are not in season during the winter, so people may consume less fresh fruits and vegetables, leading to a diet deficient in many kinds of vitamins and minerals. Other people may find themselves reaching for comfort foods during dark winter days or for extra treats during the…


Signs You Should Consider a Vitamin C Supplement — NatureCity
Signs You Should Consider a Vitamin C Supplement — NatureCity

If you are eating a well-balanced diet, you are probably getting enough vitamin C. However, millions of people still choose to take a vitamin C supplement. Some are deficient in the vitamin, others have a series of risk factors, while others don’t have a diet that includes enough vitamin C.

Vitamin C deficiency can become an issue for a substantial number of people. Those at most risk include:

Smokers and Heavy Drinkers

Studies show that smokers, or those frequently exposed to second-hand smoke, may need 35mg more vitamin C daily than nonsmokers. Alcoholics or heavy drinkers also tend to have a vitamin C deficiency…


Bones play a vital role in ensuring the overall well-being of the body. Bone is an active tissue that is continually changing to accommodate the body’s needs, and they contain the protein collagen, which helps strengthen the bone. During early childhood and adolescent years, old bone is replaced by new bone faster, resulting in denser bones. You can take several steps to improve your bone health, including a proper diet, and frequent exercise.

Healthy Bones Prevent Osteoporosis

After the age of thirty, individuals start to lose more bone mass, which is why most adults end up having Osteoporosis. The condition results in weaker and…


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People require vitamins and nutrients in their diets to live their best, healthiest lives. Some of these vitamins that people need are fat-soluble vitamins, or vitamins A, D, E, and K. They’re called fat-soluble vitamins because they are soluble in organic solvents. They are also absorbed and transported in the body in a way that is similar to fats.

If you take a fat-soluble vitamin, it is dissolved in fat and stays in your tissue. When taking these vitamins, it is important not to take more than amounts considered to be safe. Fat-soluble vitamins stay in your tissue; they aren’t…


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Perhaps you’re getting enough sleep, and yet you seem unusually fatigued during much of the day. Even taking a nap doesn’t help. The cause of the problem may be a lack of vitamin D. Fatigue is a well-identified symptom for those who run low on this essential nutrient of the human body.

Vitamin D deficiency often begins to show up in people as summer ends, the days get shorter, and people stay inside more during the winter months. That’s because exposure to sunlight is necessary for the body to manufacture its own vitamin D. …


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People often think that salt and sodium are the same things when they read a food label. To be accurate, however, those tiny white crystals in your shaker are about 40% sodium and 60% chloride. Sodium itself is one of the fundamental elements found in nature. However, sodium listed as a food ingredient is not necessarily salt.

Whatever the case, the human body needs sodium to survive. One of the ways we get sodium is by eating salt. But other foods contain sodium naturally. A single serving of milk, for example, contains 107 mg of sodium. A red beet contains…


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Dubbed the “Sunshine Vitamin,” vitamin D comes naturally from exposure to the sun. It’s also found in a few foods or can be taken directly as a supplement. There are many benefits to this incredible vitamin, and it can help prevent certain illnesses and diseases. A deficiency can lead to a variety of symptoms.

Where Vitamin D is Found

The sun’s rays emit vitamin D, but it is also found in many different foods. You should make sure you’re consuming foods with plenty of this important vitamin every day! The foods and drinks with the most vitamin D include:

  • Fortified milk
  • Salmon and other oily…

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Throughout our lives, we’re constantly losing bone mass, but a well-balanced diet gives us the nutrients we need to ensure our bodies are generating new bone just as consistently. As we reach senior adulthood, the body’s ability to continue making up for that bone loss becomes compromised, so it’s important to ensure you’re giving your body more of those nutrients. Here are a few of the best minerals for supporting healthy bone growth.

Boron

While research is ongoing to find out specifically why this nutrient is important to bone health, past findings suggest that it protects against the loss of


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Teaching children about nutrition at an early age can set them up for a future of healthy eating. In addition to talking about things like caloric needs, parents should also bring up vitamins. When discussing vitamins and minerals with children, here are a few tips for communicating effectively.

Explain What Vitamins Are

Start by going over vitamins in an age appropriate way. At a younger age, you can keep it as simple as “they’re tiny things in food that make you grow big and strong!” As children get older, you can go more in depth. Usually, by around five or six a child can…

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