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Vitamin D is important for your respiratory health

Vitamin D is important for your respiratory health

A recent international study has found Vitamin D deficiency can contribute to poor respiratory functioning and health in middle-aged adults. It is well known that...

Multivitamins don’t ward off heart disease, stroke

Millions of Americans take multivitamins as a quick fix for the nutrients missing from their diets. Some may think they’re good for heart and brain...

‘longevity’ vitamins could prolong your healthy aging

A new study argues that most American diets are deficient in a key class of vitamins and minerals. The vitamins play previously unrecognized roles in...

Blood vitamin D linked to your colon cancer risk

In a recent international study reported by the American Cancer Society, researchers found that higher vitamin D concentrations in the blood are strongly linked...

Vitamin D guidelines need to be updated – here’s why

Most people know that it’s important to get enough vitamin D. Among other things, it’s vital for bone and muscle health. What people may not know...

Too much vitamin A may harm your bone health

Consuming too much vitamin A may decrease bone thickness, leading to weak and fracture-prone bones, according to a study published in the Journal of...

Using vitamin D to fight diabetes

In a recent study, researchers from the Salk Institute report a potential new approach for treating diabetes by protecting beta cells. Beta cells are the...

Vitamin D may help obese children lose weight

Vitamin D supplements may promote weight loss and reduce risk factors for future heart and metabolic disease in overweight and obese children, according to...

Why you should add cress into your vegan/vegetarian diets

In a recent study, researchers have found how the vitamin content of some plants can be improved to make vegetarian and vegan diets more...

Cocoa: a tasty source of vitamin D

Many people do not get enough vitamin D. Brittle bones and an increased risk of respiratory diseases can be the result of a vitamin D...