30 04, 2018

Vitamin D 101

By | 2018-04-27T12:53:42+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Wellness|Comments Off on Vitamin D 101

Vitamin D 101  With the warmer weather months and summer quickly approaching, let’s talk about Vitamin D - one of the crucial vitamins when it comes to battling breast cancer.    We're here to tell you the four simple ways health.com suggests you can add more Vitamin D into your life. You won't believe how [...]

12 09, 2017

The Benefits of Vitamin D

By | 2017-09-12T12:36:39+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Wellness|Comments Off on The Benefits of Vitamin D

Vitamin D is sometimes called the “sunshine vitamin” because it’s produced in your skin in response to sunlight. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin in a family of compounds that includes vitamins D-1, D-2, and D-3. It can affect as many as 2,000 genes in your body. When directly exposed to the sun, your [...]

28 02, 2017

Surprising Ways to Get Your Vitamin D

By | 2017-02-28T09:23:13+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Wellness|Comments Off on Surprising Ways to Get Your Vitamin D

  Oh, Vitamin D!  We love you so! The health benefits from getting the appropriate amount of Vitamin D abound!  Vitamin D is important for strengthening bones and teeth as well as supporting the body’s defenses against some diseases (breast cancer being among them).  It effects genes on a cellular level and supports [...]

27 08, 2015

Fall Skin Care Tips and Sun Safety

By | 2016-12-13T17:29:30+00:00 August 27th, 2015|Archive, Breast Cancer Awareness, Health Tips, iGoPink Blog, Think PINK Tips!, Uncategorized, Wellness & Fitness|1 Comment

  Just because summer is coming to an end, does not mean you stop protecting your skin! Soaking up some sun at a fall festival or simply taking a walk outside can help you to receive an essential dose of Vitamin D, but you still need to take precautions. Follow these tips to take care [...]

6 05, 2014

10 Ways to Get Your Daily Vitamin D

By | 2016-12-13T17:30:46+00:00 May 6th, 2014|Archive, Breast Cancer News, iGoPink Blog|Comments Off on 10 Ways to Get Your Daily Vitamin D

Here at The Breast Cancer Charities of America, we love to educate on breast cancer prevention. One fact that we tell women is researchers have found that women, who are vitamin D deficient, have a 222% increased risk for developing breast cancer.  It's important to get your daily dose of vitamin D, so here are 10 ways [...]