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Snowbrains: Ski Hard, Come Home Safe

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Snowbrains: Ski Hard, Come Home Safe

Miles Clark is a pro-freeskier, mountain guide and founder of Snowbrains, an expert source of information for skiers and snowboarders on snow safety and information.   What’s the biggest change you're making to how you approach this ski season?I'm making sure to wear my mask anytime I'm at the ski resort, in the lodge, and in the parking lot. I'm also skiing less aggressively this season to avoid ending up in the hospital where our health workers are already facing a pandemic and resources are short this season. What’s the best advice you’d have to recreational skiers this ski season to...

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Press: Amp Human Launches D+ Lotion

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Press: Amp Human Launches D+ Lotion

Unrivaled technology delivers vitamin D3 to the body directly through the skin Park City, Utah January 11, 2021 Amp Human, the human performance company best known for their flagship product PR Lotion, today announced the launch of their highly anticipated D+ Lotion.  The first and only lotion of its kind, D+ Lotion is an innovative solution for the 70+ percent of Americans currently suffering from insufficient levels of vitamin D. Powered by InnerEdge™ technology, Amp Human’s revolutionary lotion contains 5,000 IU of vitamin D3 and delivers it directly to the body by applying it to the skin. Users can improve...

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Vitamin D’s Impact on COVID-19

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Vitamin D’s Impact on COVID-19

By Patrick Dixon, Head of Applied Sports Science at Amp Human SummaryThe role of vitamin D in the body’s immune response has become a key topic of interest during COVID-19. Vitamin D has been shown to regulate the immune response and deficiency in vitamin D is associated with an increased susceptibility to infection. The beneficial effects of supplementing vitamin D by those who are deficient may strengthen the immune response respiratory infections like the flu and COVID-19. The Challenge of getting enoughVitamin D deficiency is a major public health problem worldwide in all age groups, even in countries where it is...

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Winter is Here: Vitamin D’s Benefits

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Winter is Here: Vitamin D’s Benefits

By Paul Dituro, Amp Human Scientific Advisory Board member, Performance Director of the BrainStorm Institute in human performance and cognitive research at the University of South Carolina. Summary Vitamin D deficiency and living at higher latitudes are associated with increased risk for many chronic diseases including autoimmune diseases, some cancers, cardiovascular disease, infectious disease, schizophrenia and type 2 diabetes. While maintaining vitamin D levels are essential to performance year-round, it becomes absolutely critical during winter months. A drop in vitamin D can lead to poorer performance, depression and illness. With multiple factors compounding during the winter months, sustaining adequate performance levels of...

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The Science Behind D+ Lotion

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The Science Behind D+ Lotion

The Science Behind D+ Lotion By Patrick Dixon, Head of Applied Sports Science at Amp Human The vast majority of adults have low vitamin D levels. Here we explore the critical roles of vitamin D in the body and the challenge of getting enough. We then explore D+ Lotion as a convenient and innovative way to raise vitamin D levels without the need to take pill-based supplements. Vitamin D: Essential for LifeVitamin D is essential for health, wellbeing and life itself. It is very different from most other vitamins and can be more accurately described as a prohormone. The body converts vitamin...

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