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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
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 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
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