Dr Oz: Vitamin D Lowers Risk of a Fibroid by 32 Percent
Do you what a fibroid is? Did you know if you are a woman in her 30s or 40s, you will probably experience a fibroid at some point in your life? Dr. Oz explained fibroids are a benign vascular tumor that grows from the uterus. While they sound scary, Dr. Oz said a new study has suggested ways to prevent fibroids.
Dr. Jennifer Ashton revealed a new study has shown woman who had higher vitamin D levels had a 32 percent lower risk of developing a fibroid compared to women with low levels of vitamin D. While the study does not mean vitamin D will shrink fibroids that already exist, it is still a promising study about how to reduce the risk of ever developing one.
Vitamin D Supplements Can Prevent Fibroid Development
The worst thing about fibroids is that medical professionals have no idea what causes the fibroids to grow in a woman’s uterus. However, they do know fibroids are often aggravated by hormones meaning they can be especially painful during a woman’s menstrual cycle.
Dr. Oz told the audience everyone should be taking a vitamin D supplement, especially women who are nervous about developing a fibroid. Dr. Jennifer Ashton elaborated on what Dr. Oz was saying, adding that every woman should take 1,000 IU per day or vitamin D3.
Not a supplement kind of woman? Try some of the foods below to get more vitamin D in your diet.
- Light Tuna
- Fortified Cereal
- Dairy products
Smelling Rosemary, Eating Zinc Boosts Energy
Dr. Oz knows everyone in his audience could use an extra burst of energy in the middle of the day, so he came up with these clever tips for boosting energy.
- Rosemary is an energizing herb that can fight a mid afternoon slump. All you have to do is smell it.
- Try crouching down and jumping up in the air first thing in the morning to get your blood circulating.
- Zinc will energize your taste buds.
Dog Breeds Related to Personality Traits
Did you know certain dogs work better with certain type of people? Check out some of the dog breeds below that go well with a certain type of owner.
Dalmatians, Chow Chows and Poodles like to have owners with a schedule, like Martha Stewart.
Border Collies and Great Danes go well with extroverted owners who like to be the life of the party, like Jim Carrey.
Toy Dogs have the most intelligent and art loving owners most of the time. Think Natalie Portman.