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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
Your Memory and Vitamin D

Your Memory and Vitamin D

If you needed one more reason to make sure your vitamin D levels are adequate, Duke-NUS Medical School and Duke University can give it to you. Researchers at these institutions recently conducted a study of elderly Chinese people that linked low vitamin D levels to a... read more
Vitamin D Deficiency Can Lead to Cancer

Vitamin D Deficiency Can Lead to Cancer

Researchers have linked a deficiency in vitamin D to everything from neurodegenerative disease to breast cancer to depression. Now a new review study conducted at the University of Warwick and presented at the Society for Endocrinology’s annual conference has... 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
Vitamin D and Broken Bones

Vitamin D and Broken Bones

Recent research from Scotland reinforces the longstanding medical conclusion that vitamin D deficiency leads to a significantly increased risk of bone fractures. Among people with hip fractures referred to the Scottish Fracture Liaison Service, 98 percent tested... read more
Vitamin D Deficiency Widespread

Vitamin D Deficiency Widespread

A clinical review paper published in the British Medical Journal is warning the public that widespread vitamin D deficiency is resurrecting the once-obsolete disease called rickets. According to Professor Simon Pearce and Dr. Tim Cheetham, authors of the paper, people... read more
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