Posts Tagged: vitamin D

Vitamin D and Immune Health

April 13, 2020

Vitamin D, often called the “sunshine vitamin” has a lot more to do with our health than just improving our mood on sunny summer days.  It is actually an incredibly important nutrient with impacts on just about every cell in our bodies. Actions of Vitamin D While we think of vitamin D as a vitamin, […]

5 tips for getting through the Winter blahs

February 04, 2019

By: Heather Lillico, Holistic Nutritionist & Yoga Instructor As the cold sets in and the months of blah ensue, it’s time to take stock of your mood. Check in with yourself, has the weather affected your attitude? I notice a difference BIG TIME! Usually around mid February my mood starts to dip and I never […]

The Most Important Vitamin in Pregnancy? Vitamin D?

April 23, 2018

Could this be the Most Important Vitamin in Pregnancy? Trying to conceive or are currently pregnant? It’s important to get your Vitamin D levels tested. What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D in it’s active form is actually a hormone. And like many hormones, appropriate levels are necessary for you to function at your best. We […]

The Importance of Calcium in Pregnancy

December 22, 2014

By Dr Lisa Watson, ND One of the most important nutrients for human health is calcium. Calcium is necessary for the maintenance of strong bones and teeth, for heart health and blood pressure, for your nervous system and for your muscles. During pregnancy we focus on calcium both as a nutrient necessary for your baby’s […]