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Vitamin D Deficiency

Milk Substitutes Might Not Give Kids Enough Vitamin D

Posted 10.22.2014 | Parents

BY SHEREEN LEHMAN NEW YORK Tue Oct 21, 2014 1:09pm EDT NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – Young children who drank nondairy replacement milks inste...

5 Things You Should Know About Vitamin D Deficiency

Posted 09.17.2014 | Healthy Living

By Amanda MacMillan for Life by DailyBurn Imagine there were a nutrient that could protect your bones, brain and heart, and maybe even help you liv...

7 Signs You May Have A Vitamin D Deficiency

The Huffington Post | Sarah Klein | Posted 04.29.2014 | Healthy Living

With the Polar Vortex now firmly in our past, we're ready to shed some layers and soak up some springtime sun. About time, too, considering it's ou...

What Happy People Put In Their Grocery Carts

Posted 04.02.2014 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Bring this shopping list with you to pick up some of the ingredients for a more-content life. Hidden Sunshine Mushrooms...

5 Must-Haves You're Missing From Your Diet

Posted 07.26.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul Iron: Check. Vitamin C: Got it. But are you getting enough of these other key nutrients? (Spoiler alert: Probably not). Potassiu...

Another Reason To Get In More Vitamin D

Posted 03.14.2013 | Black Voices

Daylight savings time has imparted a few extra hours of sunshine across the U.S., just as researchers from Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH), the Dan...

Vitamin D Needs Don't Vary By Race After All: Study

Posted 02.12.2013 | Black Voices

Vitamin D levels are at an all-time low this time of year and for African Americans, whose vitamin D deficiency levels have consistently hovered aroun...

Vitamin D Deficiency And Daytime Sleepiness: Skin Pigmentation Is A Complicated Factor

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 04.01.2013 | Healthy Living
Dr. Michael J. Breus

We've seen evidence that vitamin D deficiency is associated with sleep problems, particularly with daytime sleepiness. A new study examined the link between daytime sleepiness and vitamin D, and also considered one of the major risk factors of vitamin D deficiency: skin pigmentation.

The Real Reason For Your Midday Slump?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.18.2012 | Black Voices

Scientists have been postulating for years as to why our energy levels often take a dip during the middle of the day. And while some blame our bio...

Foods That Are A Great Source Of Vitamin D, From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

When health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer, visited me on Mondays With Marlo, she told me that fatty fish are the best food source to get vitamin D fr...

Are Vitamins Effective? From Joy Bauer (WATCH)

Posted 08.15.2013 | MarloThomas

While you should always aim to get an adequate supply of vitamins and minerals from whole foods, health and nutrition expert Joy Bauer assured me that...

The Best Natural Sources Of Vitamin D

Posted 10.12.2012 | Healthy Living

While you probably know that the body produces vitamin D when exposed to sunlight, there are also other ways to get the crucial nutrient. However, ...

12 Ways To Get Your Daily Vitamin D

Posted 07.15.2012 | Healthy Living

By Ella Quittner Vitamin D is essential for bone health. Recent research suggests it may have other benefits, too, such as protecting against col...

Could a Vitamin D Supplement a Day Keep the Colds Away?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

At this point, if you are someone who is interested in supplements and vitamins, you might be getting tired of hearing about all the extensive virtues of vitamin D.

Do You Have One of the Most Common Nutritional Deficiencies?

Kelly Dorfman | Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living
Kelly Dorfman

There is a cultural myth that nutritional deficiencies are rare in Western countries. People always seemed shocked when I point out their symptom could be from a classic nutrient deficiency.

Why Black People Must Take Vitamin D

hellobeautiful.com | Posted 06.20.2012 | Black Voices

Did you know that Vitamin D deficiency is common among African-Americans? And did you know that this deficiency causes greater susceptibility to illne...

Vitamin D May Reduce Breast Cancer In Black Women

Posted 04.11.2012 | Black Voices

While previous studies have suggested that vitamin D may play a role in controlling normal breast cell growth and may even be able to stop breast canc...

Should Women Take Calcium And Vitamin D Or Not?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 04.25.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

One of my patients recently brought in a mainstream magazine piece that cited an article from a medical journal regarding calcium increasing risk for heart attacks.

SIDS And Vitamin D Deficiency: What's The Link?

Posted 03.27.2012 | Black Voices

As researchers and parenting groups continue to measure the effectiveness of recent guidelines aimed at reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndr...

Shorter Days Shortchange Your Sunshine Vitamin

Penny Love | Posted 01.21.2012 | Healthy Living
Penny Love

I'm going to diagnose myself as a sufferer of early onset seasonal affective disorder. Early onset as in early in the day. Several times this week I've had to stop myself from climbing into my pajamas at 7 p.m.

Tired? Try Vitamin D

Dr. Michael J. Breus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dr. Michael J. Breus

A recent case study showed that for a patient with severe sleepiness and a vitamin D deficiency, a vitamin D supplementation improved her daytime sleepiness dramatically.

How Much Vitamin D? Why Many Experts Take Issue With The IOM's New Recommendations

Joel Fuhrman, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joel Fuhrman, M.D.

People can differ greatly in the amount of Vitamin D required. So the supplemented dose is best determined by blood test, not by a predetermined amount set by the IOM or anyone else.

Beware The Hype Around Vitamin D

Leo Galland, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Leo Galland, M.D.

When it comes to the latest controversy about the new Vitamin D report, the numbers just don't seem to add up. How else can you explain it when media outlets covering the same scientific report come up with opposing advice?

Is The IOM Right To Recommend We Get Less? Vitamin D And Calcium?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

We simply do not have large-scale, long-term intervention trials with all the bells and whistles- randomization, double-blinding, placebo-control to tell us what dose of calcium or vitamin D is truly optimal for health.

Just In: More Vitamin D Is Not Necessarily Better, Long-Awaited Diet Guidelines Show

AP | LAURAN NEERGAARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON — Got milk? You may need a couple cups more than today's food labels say to get enough vitamin D for strong bones. But don't go overb...