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Why does it sometimes seem as though the medical community purposely wants to confuse, confound and worry us with a continuous flow of reports that are often at odds?
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...
The so-called popularity of vitamin D has reached a level such that even people and doctors who do not generally believe in vitamins or supplements have started to jump on the bandwagon of keeping vitamin D levels hearty.
By Ella Quittner
Vitamin D is essential for bone health. Recent research suggests it may have other benefits, too, such as protecting against col...
I was joined by health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman, who set the record straight about vitamin D and calcium supplements.
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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.
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NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Extra vitamin D and calcium may offer some protection against fractures in elderly peop...
Drugs aren't the only answer. Medication or no medication, drinking alcohol and carbonated beverages and smoking aren't recommended, and a diet rich in calcium and Vitamin D is beneficial.
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.
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...
It's looking very much like we're facing an epidemic of Vitamin D deficiency, with potential grave consequences.
Vitamin D deficiency is often missed because there are no real symptoms associated with it.
New research has shown that spending pennies a day on a few key nutritional supplements can dramatically reduce sickness and chronic disease, and greatly decrease healthcare expenditures.
Studies have shown that optimizing vitamin D levels may help prevent as many as 16 different types of cancer. And the best way is through smart, limited sunscreen-free exposure to the sun.
Here are some lifesaving and health-promoting benefits of vitamin D.
Breaking a hip or vertebrae increases your risk of dying.
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