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Vitamin D deficiency: Are you at risk? Seven groups of people at risk of the condition

Vitamin D deficiency is when the body lacks enough of the vitamin, affecting how it functions. It’s an important vitamin as it helps regulate the amount of phosphate a person has, which are needed to keep bones, teeth and muscles strong and healthy. Some of the early symptoms of the condition include bone and back… Read More »

What Are the Benefits of Vitamin B1, Thiamine?

You’ve probably heard of thiamine, another name for vitamin B1, possibly in relation to “fortified” foods like cereals and breads. As one of eight essential B vitamins, thiamine is considered “essential” because your body can’t produce it on its own; it must come from an outside source. Mostly concentrated in the skeletal muscles, but also… Read More »