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low vit D = longevity.

Discussion in 'The Cave' started by ruby, Nov 6, 2012.

  1. ruby

    ruby New Member

    http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/11/121105130355.htm



    Previous studies have shown that low levels of vitamin D are associated with increased rates of death, heart disease, diabetes, cancer, allergies, mental illness and other afflictions. However, it is not known whether low levels are the cause or a consequence of these diseases.
     
  2. janagram

    janagram New Member

    Oilâ„¢ contains nothing but 100% pure sea buckthorn from the Himalayan mountains. Unlike most other products, it ---

    I copied this from an ad....just wondering: what is sea buckthorn, and what is it doing in the Himalayas? there are no beaches up there.
     
  3. ruby

    ruby New Member

    Hippophae rhamnoides is a native plant throughout Europe, including Britain, from Norway south and east to Spain and Asia to Japan and the Himalayas. It is grown as an agricultural plant in Germany, France, Finland, India and China. China is the largest agricultural producer. The origin of the plant is Nepal and it migrated to other parts of Eurasia after the last ice age.



    The fruits of sea buckthorn are used in a wide variety of products. Due to difficult harvest conditions and long ramp-up time of 6 to 8 years buckthorn is a relatively expensive raw material. Especially in France (southern Alps) sea buckthorn is commonly sold as fruit juice or as an ingredient in non-alcoholic and alcoholic mixed beverages. Other uses include the berries to be processed as fruit wine or into liquor as well as jam. Buckthorn tea is also made out of the fruits and originates from India.

    The fruits have a very high vitamin C content, on average exceeding the vitamin C content of lemons and oranges.
     

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