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Vitamin D Levels

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.

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.

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...

Is Your Child Vitamin D Deficient?

Joanna Dolgoff, M.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joanna Dolgoff, M.D.

Vitamin D deficiency is often missed because there are no real symptoms associated with it.

Vitamin D: Why You Are Probably NOT Getting Enough and How That Makes You Sick

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

The economic burden due to vitamin D insufficiency in the United States is $40-$53 billion per year. This can be corrected for pennies a person per day.