Clinicians and researchers are finding that dried plums offer a blend of nutrients that naturally increase bone density and prevent fractures.
Tagged: vitamin D
Studies are confirming that multiple sclerosis is linked to a lack of sunshine and vitamin D deficiency, along with other effects of sunlight exposure – including melatonin levels and circadian rhythms.
Sunshine isn’t toxic, nor is it just about getting a tan. And it’s also not just about vitamin D. Among other benefits, research finds sunshine also decreases a child’s risk of asthma when mom gets enough of it.
Its July and sunblock is king in western countries. But it turns out that reduced ultraviolet-B sunlight increases the risk of cancers such as pancreatic cancer according to new research.
Research is discovering that the metabolically active form of vitamin D3 (actually more of a hormone) can significantly inhibit hepatitis C infections. The supplemented form of vitamin D3 does not have the same effect.
New research is confounding the assumption that vitamin D supplementation will prevent diseases associated with vitamin D deficiencies. Is it true? The realities of vitamin D are explained.
Mushrooms provide one of the few ways to naturally increase vitamin D levels. And there a way to naturally spike the vitamin D2 levels in mushrooms. The question now is whether D2 from mushrooms is the therapeutic form of D.
Australia has joined a number of other government agencies in banning or restricting indoor tanning salons. Is there science behind these laws?
We already knew that vitamin D was important to health – given the over 70 diseases now associated with their deficiency. Now research is proving the sunshine vitamin’s role in food allergies.
Researchers from Spain’s University of Carlos Malaga have determined in a large scale study that a deficiency of vitamin D leads to an increased risk of obesity.
Several recent studies have confirmed that premenstrual syndrome incidence and symptoms can be significantly reduced by including certain nutrient-dense foods in the diet.
Researchers from Harvard University and Seoul, Korea have determined that vitamin D deficiency is linked with a significantly greater risk of type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance.
A flurry of recent research has now confirmed that the sun is not only healthy, but it is necessary for pregnant mothers and the health of their babies.
Contradicting recent studies that showed multivitamin use had little effect upon chronic disease, Harvard researchers have found that multivitamin use over a long period reduces the incidence of many cancers along with mortality. The researchers conducted a study of male doctors called the...