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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
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
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
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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