Tag Archives:

vitamin D

Mushrooms- They Truly Are Magical

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

Mushrooms are the sole food source that contains vitamin D!

Mushrooms are the sole food source
that contains vitamin D!

To you Mushrooms might seem like they don’t hold much nutritional value, but truth be told, boy are you in for a surprise! This particular kind of fungus is loaded with such variety of vital nutrients that such a range nutrients is quite rare to find in on food item. A few of the health benefits that you can acquire from eating Mushrooms are listed below.

Mushroom have the ability to boost your vitamin D

Just like our bodies produce vitamin D on their own when we catch some sunlight, mushrooms too generate vitamin D when exposed to sunlight. In fact, they are the only edible food item that is able to supply you with vitamin D.

They are loaded with Antioxidants

Mushrooms are packed with various antioxidants which assist your body in fighting against free radicals.  Researchers indicate that Mushroom’s Oxygen Radial Absorbance Capacity, which is the sum of total antioxidants present in food; is as high as red peppers.

Mushrooms will fire up your metabolism!

Mushrooms encompass a wide range of vitamin which includes vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, vitamin B9.  Vitamin B is necessary for converting food into energy, which our bodies require in order to function properly. Moreover, Mushrooms will also assist your body to metabolize carbohydrates, proteins and fats!

To learn more on Andy’s programs

 

 

Getting Some Sunlight Daily Is Necessary For Vitamin D Production!

Andy Core is an expert in Work-Life Balance, Wellbeing, and Peak Human Performance.

Exposure to the sun is necessary for vitamin D production!

Exposure to the sun is necessary for
vitamin D production!

In order to ensure that your body produces and maintains an adequate level of vitamin D, regular exposure to the sun is essential. But since studies also suggest that exposing yourself to the sun can lead to various kinds of cancers such as skin cancer, bowel cancer etc, it would be wise for you to keep a balance between exposing yourself to the sun and shielding yourself from it. In order to protect yourself properly from the UV rays use a sun screen.

Presence of vitamin D in our bodies is necessary as it plays an important function which involves enabling our bodies to absorb calcium through the small intestine. This in turn aids us to sustain good bone and muscle health and also helps us to maintain healthy teeth. Apart from sun being the best natural source of vitamin D there are a few foods that contain vitamin D.

The list includes fish, eggs and mushroom, though the amount of vitamin D present in fish and eggs is almost negligible. Mushrooms on the other hand to hold a good amount of vitamin D, but nevertheless nothing beats the amount you can acquire from just a little daily exposure to the sun.

To learn more on Andy’s programs

 

Change Your Day, Not Your Life
A realistic guide to sustained motivation, more productivity, and the art of working well
read more

About Andy Core
Author and speaker on work-life balance, productivity and wellbeing
read more

E-Newsletter
Receive monthly email tips, research, how tos...
read more