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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
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
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
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