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Vitamin D and Immune Function

Vitamin D and Immune Function

A recent study by the University of Tampere in Finland has found that vitamin D helps to prevent respiratory infections. In the study, supplementing with vitamin D resulted in more than half the participants who took it staying healthy throughout the trial, compared... read more
Vitamin D Is Essential

Vitamin D Is Essential

Vitamin D is often referred to as the “sunshine vitamin” because it’s synthesized in the skin after exposure to sunlight. While technically considered a hormone, vitamin D is paramount for optimal health. Unlike most other essential nutrients, vitamin D can only be... read more
Low Vitamin D Raises Blood Pressure

Low Vitamin D Raises Blood Pressure

Vitamin D deficiency may triple a person’s risk of high blood pressure, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Michigan School of Public Health. “Our results indicate that early vitamin D deficiency may increase the long-term... read more
Kids Need Vitamin D

Kids Need Vitamin D

Love your baby or grandchild? Do the little rugrat a favor – take him/her outside. Two new studies show that children are deficient in vitamin D the moment they’re born, and it only gets worse from there. One study in “Pediatrics” finds up to 58% of... read more
Vitamin D Deficiency and Overweight

Vitamin D Deficiency and Overweight

A new study published in the Journal of Nutrition indicates that the overweight can benefit from testing their vitamin D levels. Low levels of this vitamin are linked to heart disease, diabetes, and even some kinds of cancer. Researchers in Oslo, Norway measured... read more
Vitamin D and Mobility

Vitamin D and Mobility

Stay out of the sun… use sunscreen…. nag, nag, nag. I’m sick of it! This bad advice has led directly to the vitamin D crisis and skin cancer explosion – and now, a new study shows how it’s destroying seniors’ lives, too. Researchers say older... read more
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