earliest_day = 5; $this->latest_day = 20; } protected function get_all_posts() { // very quickly work out if we are sorting by cat or tag $cat = ''; if ($_POST['incategory'] != '') { $cat = '&cat=' . (int)$_POST['incategory']; } $tag = ''; if ($_POST['tagid'] != '') { $tag = "&tag_id=" . (int) $_POST['tagid']; } $all_posts = array(); $all_query = new WP_Query('showposts=' . $this->abs_max_posts . $cat . $tag); while($all_query->have_posts()) { $all_query->the_post(); $orig_date = get_the_date("Y-m-d H:i:s"); $i++; $all_posts[get_the_ID()] = array ( "link" => get_permalink(), "title" => the_title('','',false), "orig_date" => $orig_date, ); } return $all_posts; } public function redate_posts() { if (isset($_POST['latest_day']) && is_numeric($_POST['latest_day'])) { $this->latest_day = (int) $_POST['latest_day']; } if (isset($_POST['earliest_day']) && is_numeric($_POST['earliest_day'])) { $this->earliest_day = (int) $_POST['earliest_day']; } if ($this->earliest_day == 0 && $this->latest_day == 0) { echo "

Please go back - you cannot set latest and earliest at 0

"; return; } if ($this->earliest_day < 0 || $this->latest_day < 0 ) { echo "

Please go back - you cannot either value as lower than 0

"; return; } if ($_POST['tagid'] !='' && $_POST['incategory'] != '') { echo "

Please go back - you cannot set both slug and category!

"; return; } $total_diff_in_days = $this->latest_day + $this->earliest_day; echo "


"; echo "

The earliest day is {$this->earliest_day} days ago. The latest day is {$this->latest_day} days in the future

"; $allposts = $this->get_all_posts(); if (count($allposts) > 0) { $doneDays = array(); echo ""; foreach($allposts as $id => $postData) { $link = $postData['link']; $title = $postData['title']; $random_days_behind = rand(0,$total_diff_in_days); $random_days_behind = (int) $random_days_behind; $day_diff = $random_days_behind - ($this->earliest_day ); if ($day_diff > 0) { $plus_minus = '+'; } else { $day_diff = abs($day_diff); // get positive $plus_minus = '-'; } $doneDays[str_replace("+","",$plus_minus) . $day_diff]++; $strtotimestring = $plus_minus . $day_diff . ' days'; $date_time = (strtotime($strtotimestring)); // H:i:s // get the year/mo/day from strtotime(- xx days) $newDate = date('Y-m-d', $date_time); // randomly select a hh:mm:ss to post $newDate.= " " . str_pad( rand(0,23) , 2, '0', STR_PAD_LEFT) . ":" . str_pad( rand(0,59) , 2, '0', STR_PAD_LEFT) . ":". str_pad( rand(0,59) , 2, '0', STR_PAD_LEFT) ; $updateArray = array( 'ID' => $id, 'post_date' => $newDate, 'post_date_gmt' => $newDate, 'edit_date' => true, ); $result = wp_update_post($updateArray); echo ""; } echo "
$id $link $title Original date: {$postData['orig_date']} Changed date to : $newDate
"; echo "


"; ksort($doneDays); echo "

This shows the frequency of each post being posted x days ago/in future. It doesn't show every single day - only the ones with at least one post

"; //change for for() to show all days? might be handy echo ""; foreach($doneDays as $id => $val) { if ($id > 0) { $id = "+" . $id; } echo ""; } echo "
+/- daysNumber of posts
$id days$val posts
"; } else { echo "

Error - Could not find any posts to reorder!

"; } } protected function get_all_cats_options() { $args = array( 'type' => 'post', 'child_of' => 0, 'parent' => '', 'orderby' => 'name', 'order' => 'ASC', 'hide_empty' => 1, 'hierarchical' => 1, 'exclude' => '', 'include' => '', 'number' => '', 'taxonomy' => 'category', 'pad_counts' => true ); $categories = get_categories( $args ); $returnhtml = ''; foreach($categories as $cat) { $id = $cat->cat_ID; $name = $cat->name; $c = $cat->category_count; $returnhtml .= ""; } return $returnhtml; } protected function get_all_tags_options() { $tags = get_tags(); $returnhtml = ''; if ($tags) { foreach ($tags as $tag) { $id = $tag->term_id; $name = $tag->name; $c = $tag->count; $returnhtml .= ""; } } else { $returnhtml = ""; } return $returnhtml; } public function show_options() { ?>

Ash's Random Post Dater

Use this form to set ALL posts in the selected category to a random date between these two values.

This will update the post dates on ALL posts within the selected category/tag (or ALL posts in your wordpress blog if both are set to default). Please do not use if you do not want to reset ALL post dates. I do not recommend using this on a site with lots of live posts - especially if you use a permalink structure that includes the date in the url. I use it on new sites (add all content, then set all posts to random date in the past). Use at your own risk! You will lose the current post date time (it only changes the date posted - nothing else)

Only use one of the following two. Leave both at their defaults ("ALL CATEGORIES"/"ALL TAGS") to reorder ALL posts

Reorder post dates in this category:

(leave on "ALL CATEGORIES" if you don't want to reorder all within a certain category)

Reorder post dates with this tag slug (use the tag slug, not the tag):

(leave on "ALL TAGS" if you don't want to reorder all within a certain category)

Earliest Day - how many days back do you want the maximum one?

(put at 0 to put all posts in future)

Latest Day - Leave at 0 to make sure all posts are BACK dated.

(leave 0 to put all posts in past)

For example if you wanted your posts randomly set to a date in the next 30 days set the latest day as 30, the earliest day at 0

If you wanted your posts randomly set to a day in the previous 180 days then set the latest day as 0 and the earliest day as 180.

It randomly sets each post - the posts are not spaced out at exact intervals. It will readjust ALL your posts. Please make sure that you want ALL your posts to be randomised.

(Clicking this will randomly reorder all posts)
redate_posts(); } else { $random_post_dater->show_options(); } } Vitamin D-3 Overview Information » Mature Men's Sex Health - Mature Men's Sex Health



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Vitamin D-3 Overview Information


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Vitamin D is a vitamin. It can be found in small amounts in a few foods, includingVitamin D-3 fatty fish such as herring, mackerel, sardines and tuna. To make vitamin D more available, it is added to dairy products, juices, and cereals that are then said to be “fortified with vitamin D.” But most vitamin D – 80% to 90% of what the body gets – is obtained through exposure to sunlight. Vitamin D can also be made in the laboratory as medicine.

Vitamin D is used for preventing and treating rickets, a disease that is caused by not having enough vitamin D (vitamin D deficiency). Vitamin D is also used for treating weak bones (osteoporosis), bone pain (osteomalacia), bone loss in people with a condition called hyperparathyroidism, and an inherited disease (osteogenesis imperfecta) in which the bones are especially brittle and easily broken. It is also used for preventing falls and fractures in people at risk for osteoporosis, and preventing low calcium and bone loss (renal osteodystrophy) in people with kidney failure.

Vitamin D is used for conditions of the heart and blood vessels, including high blood pressure and high cholesterol. It is also used for diabetes, obesity, muscle weakness, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, bronchitis, premenstrual syndrome (PMS), and tooth and gum disease.

Some people use vitamin D for skin conditions including vitiligo, scleroderma, psoriasis, actinic keratosis, and lupus vulgaris.

It is also used for boosting the immune system, preventing autoimmune diseases, and preventing cancer.

Because vitamin D is involved in regulating the levels of minerals such as phosphorous and calcium, it is used for conditions caused by low levels of phosphorous (familial hypophosphatemia and Fanconi syndrome) and low levels of calcium (hypoparathyroidism and pseudohypoparathyroidism).

Vitamin D in forms known as calcitriol or calcipotriene is applied directly to the skin for a particular type of psoriasis.

If you travel to Canada, you may have noticed that Canada recognizes the importance of vitamin D in the prevention of osteoporosis. It allows this health claim for foods that contain calcium: “A healthy diet with adequate calcium and vitamin D, and regular physical activity, help to achieve strong bones and may reduce the risk of osteoporosis.” But the US version of this osteoporosis health claim does not yet include vitamin D.

How does it work?
Vitamin D is required for the regulation of the minerals calcium and phosphorus found in the body. It also plays an important role in maintaining proper bone structure.

Sun exposure is an easy, reliable way for most people to get vitamin D. Exposure of the hands, face, arms, and legs to sunlight two to three times a week for about one-fourth of the time it would take to develop a mild sunburn will cause the skin to produce enough vitamin D. The necessary exposure time varies with age, skin type, season, time of day, etc.

It’s amazing how quickly adequate levels of vitamin D can be restored by sunlight. Just 6 days of casual sunlight exposure without sunscreen can make up for 49 days of no sunlight exposure. Body fat acts like a kind of storage battery for vitamin D. During periods of sunlight, vitamin D is stored in fatty fat and then released when sunlight is gone.

Nevertheless, vitamin D deficiency is more common than you might expect. People who don’t get enough sun, especially people living in Canada and the northern half of the US, are especially at risk. Vitamin D deficiency also occurs even in sunny climates, possibly because people are staying indoors more, covering up when outside, or using sunscreens consistently these days to reduce skin cancer risk.

Older people are also at risk for vitamin D deficiency. They are less likely to spend time in the sun, have fewer “receptors” in their skin that convert sunlight to vitamin D, may not get vitamin D in their diet, may have trouble absorbing vitamin D even if they do get it in their diet, and may have more trouble converting dietary vitamin D to a useful form due to aging kidneys. In fact, the risk for vitamin D deficiency in people over 65 years of age is very high. Surprisingly, as many as 40% of older people even in sunny climates such as South Florida don’t have enough vitamin D in their systems.

Vitamin D supplements may be necessary for older people, people living in northern latitudes, and for dark-skinned people who need extra time in the sun, but don’t get it.

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