Tag: health benefits of vitamin d

Vitamin D Isn’t Just for Your Bones (It Can Even Treat or Prevent Diabetes)

Vitamin D Isn’t Just for Your Bones (It Can Even Treat or Prevent Diabetes)

| Nov 14, 2018

Vitamin D used to be discussed simply in the context of rickets, the dramatic weakening and softening of bones caused by severe calcium and phosphorous deficiency (a condition directly linked to severe vitamin D deficiency). For many years, this myopic view kept the medical mainstream’s focus on preserving only the minimum levels of vitamin D […]

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Optimal Vitamin D Levels Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Optimal Vitamin D Levels Help Prevent Skin Cancer

| Sep 14, 2017

For most of our lives, we’ve been told the same story when it comes to sun exposure and cancer risk: the sun is dangerous and cancer-causing, so slather on that sunscreen and avoid harmful UV rays whenever possible. There’s certainly at least some truth to this belief. Sun overexposure can damage the skin, and the […]

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How to Tell If You’re Vitamin D Deficient (And What to Do about It)

How to Tell If You’re Vitamin D Deficient (And What to Do about It)

| Feb 15, 2017

You may remember the vitamin D craze of a few years ago. Because enthusiasm for the therapeutic benefits of this vitamin has simmered, some people might be tempted to believe that it was just a fad. But nothing could be farther from the truth. Vitamin D is essential for nearly every aspect of your health—and […]

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Vitamin D Deficiency: Cause of Many Diseases

Vitamin D Deficiency: Cause of Many Diseases

| Jul 2, 2016

Vitamin D deficiency is now recognized as a a public health crisis of epidemic proportions! A study published in the July, 2011 issue of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism found that a jaw-dropping 59 percent of the population is vitamin D deficient. In addition, nearly 25 percent of the study subjects were found […]

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Protect Yourself from Cancer with Vitamin D

Protect Yourself from Cancer with Vitamin D

| Apr 29, 2016

By now, “make sure you’re not deficient in vitamin D” is an oldie…but it’s still a goodie too. In the years since the vitamin D craze first began, researchers have only become more certain that vitamin D deficiency is a serious problem, and that the simple practice of maintaining optimal levels could be the solution […]

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