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Vitamin D Supplements

5 Important Things You Probably Didn't Know About Vitamin D

Napala Pratini | Posted 12.16.2014 | Healthy Living
Napala Pratini

When it comes to getting the nutrients and minerals our bodies need, vitamin D should not be overlooked. You might know that this fat-soluble nutrient helps keep your bones strong, but it does so much more. Some of its benefits may even surprise you.

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...

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...

Do You Need to Take Vitamin D?

A. Marc Gillinov, M.D. | Posted 03.08.2014 | Healthy Living
A. Marc Gillinov, M.D.

Many otherwise healthy individuals take vitamin D supplements with the hope of preventing osteoporosis. Don't do it. It doesn't work. Vitamin D supplements do not prevent osteoporosis.

Study Casts Doubt On Whether Vitamin D Supplements Can Prevent Disease

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2014 | Healthy Living

(Adds name of journal publishing study) * Vit D supplements may not help ward off chronic disease * But "sunshine" vitam...

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...

Menopause Supplements: Should You Take Calcium And Vitamin D?

The Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 06.26.2013 | Fifty

A lack of calcium and vitamin D can lead to a variety of negative health issues. But opinions have varied over the years as to whether women should ta...

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...

Confused By Conflicting Reports On Calcium And Vitamin D? You're Not Alone

Barbara Hannah Grufferman | Posted 04.30.2013 | Fifty
Barbara Hannah Grufferman

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?

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...

Is Vitamin D A Good Idea For Diabetics?

Julie Chen, M.D. | Posted 12.03.2012 | Healthy Living
Julie Chen, M.D.

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.

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...

WATCH: The Truth About Vitamin D And Calcium, From Dr. Nancy Snyderman

Posted 08.22.2013 | MarloThomas

I was joined by health expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman, who set the record straight about vitamin D and calcium supplements. Check out more useful heal...

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.

Large Review Examines Link Between Extra Vitamin D And Cancer, Fractures

Reuters | Frederik Joelving | Posted 02.19.2012 | Healthy Living

By Frederik Joelving NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Extra vitamin D and calcium may offer some protection against fractures in elderly peop...

Osteoporosis Drugs: The Good, The Bad, The Natural Alternatives

Loren Fishman, MD | Posted 06.25.2011 | Home
Loren Fishman, MD

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.

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...

Vitamin D: What You Need To Know

Dr. Frank Lipman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Frank Lipman

It's looking very much like we're facing an epidemic of Vitamin D deficiency, with potential grave consequences.

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.

How Dietary Supplements Reduce Health Care Costs

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

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.

Vitamin D Health: Why You Shouldn't Shun the Sun

Dr. Frank Lipman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Frank Lipman

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.

10 Reasons You Should Be Tested for Vitamin D

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

Here are some lifesaving and health-promoting benefits of vitamin D.

Osteoporotic Fractures Increase Risk of Dying by 300%

Dr. John Neustadt | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. John Neustadt

Breaking a hip or vertebrae increases your risk of dying.