February 2023

Link Between Chronic Constipation, Dietary Phosphorus Intake
Numerous studies imply that there is an association between micronutrients and constipation; however, few studies have explored the correlation between constipation and changes in phosphorus intake. Findings from a recent study published in BMC Gastroenterology revealed that there is a negative association between the intake of phosphorus and chronic constipation. Learn more about the results of this study.


Vitamin D Supplements May Be Helpful in Diabetes
Various studies have explored the numerous health benefits associated with the use of vitamin D supplements, including the possible antidiabetic properties of this commonly used nutritional supplement. Researchers recently indicated that the use of vitamin D may be beneficial in the reduction of fasting plasma glucose, hemoglobin A1c, and homeostasis model assessment insulin resistance in those with type 2 diabetes. Read more.

Tips to Protect, Keep Skin Healthy During Winter Months
The skin is especially susceptible to dryness and itchiness during the winter months due to cold temperatures and lack of humidity. The American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) provided helpful suggestions and valuable tips from a board-certified dermatologist on how to maintain healthy skin during the winter months. Learn more about what the AAD recommended.

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