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Vitamin D Promotes Weight Loss

Vitamin D Promotes Weight Loss

A recent study conducted by researchers from the University of Minnesota found that overweight people are more successful in losing weight when their vitamin D levels are increased. Dr. Shalamar Sibley, the researcher who headed the study, placed 38 obese men and... read more
Night Shift = Cancer Risk

Night Shift = Cancer Risk

A recent study from Canada (Anticancer Research, 2012:32) found that men who worked night shifts had increased incidence rates of cancers of the bladder, colon, lung, pancreas, and prostate, and non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. by Dr William Grant “Sunshine”... read more
Kidney Transplants

Kidney Transplants

Kidney transplantation is now a common procedure. End-stage renal disease is the reason for kidney transplantation. Causes of end-stage renal disease include untreated hypertension, infections, diabetes mellitus, and other rarer conditions. Diabetes accounts for one... read more
Daily Dose of Vitamin D Prevents Falls in Elderly

Daily Dose of Vitamin D Prevents Falls in Elderly

Seniors who take a daily dose of vitamin D may be significantly less likely to suffer from falls, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Center on Aging and Mobility at the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and published in the British Medical... read more
Global Vitamin D Deficiency

Global Vitamin D Deficiency

While previous research has indicated that an increasing percentage of the world’s population is suffering from vitamin D deficiencies, a new study has found that approximately half of individuals residing in first world countries do not get enough of the sunshine... read more
My Vitamin D3 Success Story

My Vitamin D3 Success Story

I’m 67. For genetic reasons, I’m concerned about prostate cancer and osteoporosis. So, although I do get sun every day, I decided, with my GP’s guidance, to have the 25(OH)D blood test. I was surprised to find that my nmol/l level was only 60. I... read more
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