More Fascinating D-scoveries (about Vitamin D)

It seems like every day there’s more interesting news about the benefits of vitamin D. Here are a few of the most recent: We’ve all physically overdone it at some point—say, by lifting more than you should have, running or biking or swimming further than you should have, playing basketball longer than you should have, [...]

On the Horizon: Health News You’ll Be Hearing about Soon

It often seems that there’s a new breakthrough in medicine almost every day—sometimes even more often. Here are several discoveries that, while in the early stages, are showing a lot of promise. We’ll keep you up to date on how these discoveries develop. Fish oil supplements could reduce the damage done by stress. Researcher recruited [...]

More Reasons to Get a (Vitamin) D in Nutrition

A few months ago we talked about how Vitamin D affects our health in so many ways—and how the many problems a D deficiency can cause or exacerbate. And the list goes on… Researchers from Salvador, Brazil found that “Vitamin D deficiency is associated with risk for a first cardiovascular event in the general population.” [...]

Soak Up The Sun To Keep Away Diabetes

As if winter blues weren’t reason enough to seek out the sun, it appears that there is one more excuse to take that beach vacation you’ve been contemplating for a while. On a serious note though, adequate levels of vitamin D have been linked with reducing the risk of type 1 diabetes by half. And the most abundantly and naturally available source of vitamin D is sun’s rays. [Read more...]

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