Vitamin D in New Zealand

What is Vitamin D? Vitamin D is actually a hormone that is synthesized by the skin cells when stimulated by sunlight (UVB rays to be precise, which only account for 5% of the suns’ rays). Today (July) the sun won’t even rise high enough to produce any vitamin D. And…

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Top 12 Tips for Surviving Winter

With the cold and the rain here, and perhaps even colder days and nights to come here are a few tips on avoiding catching colds and flus this winter. Keep warm – the most important parts of your body to keep warm include the nape of your neck. This is…

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