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All about the UV Index

One of the key factors in personalizing your sun exposure is knowing the UV Index in your area so that you don’t burn. The UV Index is a measurement of the strength of the...

Vitamin D and Skin Cancer

There are three primary types of skin cancer: basal cell carcinoma (BCC), squamous cell carcinoma (SCC), and melanoma. A vast majority of skin cancers are BCC (~80%) or SCC (~20%). These non-melanoma skin cancers...

Anxiety from Zinc and Copper Levels?

The most common class of all psychiatric disorders are anxiety disorders, affecting roughly 1/3 of the US population, and about 1/8 of the worldwide population. Anxiety symptoms can include irritability and anger, depression, the...

Understanding Nutrient Response Curves

The way the body responds to most nutrients can be described by an ‘S’ shaped curve, or Sigmoid Response Curve, such as described in the Nutrition and Medicine Webinar by Dr. Robert Heaney (from...