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Vitamin D Benefits

Taking Vitamin D Everyday? This Will Make You Think Twice

How much vitamin D do you need on a daily basis? Between the sun, and supplements, it might be hard to tell how much you get every day. Dr. James Dowd discusses this issue and has some surprising facts about how much you might need and how often. This will definitely change how you look at this important vitamin! Learn more about vitamin D dosage for supplements and how much… … Keep Reading

Increased vitamin D in Blood Adds Years to Life And Helps Prevent Colon Cancer

Just in case you needed more proof that low blood levels of vitamin D represent a significant health concern, researchers publishing in the European Journal of Clinical Nutrition demonstrate that small increases in the sunshine vitamin can add precious years to your life. For nearly a decade scientific evidence has been mounting to show that the vast majorities of adults (and many children) are grossly deficient in circulating blood levels of vitamin… … Keep Reading

Lack of Vitamin D Can Lead to Diabetes, Study Finds

The array of undiscovered health benefits afforded by high vitamin D intake is vast thanks to several new studies linking deficiency in this important hormone to diabetes. One study published in the journal Diabetes Care explains that a simple 25 nanomole per liter (nmol/L), or 10 nanograms per milliliter (ng/mL), increase in blood levels of vitamin D results in a roughly 24 percent reduction in diabetes risk, while another study… … Keep Reading

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