Latest Hypovitaminosis D Stories

2014-01-16 23:23:14

Vitamin D is an essential nutrient for proper body functioning and new research suggests it may play a role in preventing certain diseases. Purity Labs will launch a new Vitamin D Blood Spot Testing Kit this year to help people learn their vitamin D levels. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) January 16, 2014 Researchers in almost every medical discipline are finding that vitamin D may have a role in preventing, mitigating or treating disease. Conversely, researchers say that vitamin D deficiency may...

2014-01-09 23:28:39

HTG urged its readers to consider natural alternatives to traditional medical hemorrhoid treatments. This urging came on the heels of WGNTV.com’s December 13th article, titled “Vitamin D and Pregnancy: Why It’s Important.” New York, NY (PRWEB) January 08, 2014 Following the December 13th publication of the WGNTV.com article, “Vitamin D and Pregnancy: What It’s Important,” Hemorrhoid Treatment Group (HTG) urged its readers to seriously consider the potential benefits of...

2013-12-31 23:20:25

A revolutionary Blood Spot Testing Kit will be released by Purity Labs in the new year; providing an easy way to test a person's vitamin D status. Portland, Ore. (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 Vitamin D insufficiency affects as many as half of the U.S. population. Researchers in almost every medical discipline are finding that vitamin D may have a role in preventing, mitigating or treating disease. Conversely, researchers say that vitamin D deficiency may cause a wide range of health...

2013-12-09 23:26:31

Studies show that people gain the most weight between Thanksgiving and New Year’s, prompting many to make losing weight their New Year’s resolution. Life Science Nutritionals (LSN) want to remind Canadians of the importance of sticking to their healthy routines including taking vitamins. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) December 09, 2013 On average, people gain about 1 pound a year, or 10 pounds a decade. Called “weight creep,” this phenomenon has health experts concerned that this...

Questioning Vitamin D Benefits
2013-12-06 12:05:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new research review from a team of French and Belgian researchers has cast some doubt on the health benefits of vitamin D supplements. Sometimes referred to as the ‘sunshine vitamin,’ vitamin D is generated by the skin when it is exposed to ultraviolet radiation. It can also be found in fish liver oil, eggs and fatty fish such as salmon or mackerel. Americans spend approximately $600 million a year on vitamin D supplements, which...

Vitamin D Can Help Stave Off Cognitive Decline
2013-12-03 04:19:33

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A diet that is too low in vitamin D could potentially cause damage to the brain, according to new research appearing in the journal Free Radical Biology and Medicine. Vitamin D supplements have gained popularity in recent months due to the role they play in maintaining bone health, but more recent research has also shown that it is also essential for other organs and tissues, including the brain, researchers from the University of...

2013-11-27 23:30:29

A new study links Vitamin D deficiency to an increased risk of anemia in children prompting the makers of IronKids gummy vitamins to remind parents of the importance of the sunshine vitamin. Burlington, Ontario (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 A new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics links Vitamin D deficiency to an increased risk of anemia in children. Given that one-quarter of Canadians did not meet the RDA for Vitamin D set out by Health Canada, this is a significant finding. The...

2013-11-02 23:01:59

Researchers continue to uncover evidence that links vitamin D deficiency to a higher prevalence of a variety of autoimmune disorders such as multiple sclerosis, and other diseases like breast and colon cancer, cardiovascular disease, and various infections. In spreading awareness of the potential health benefits of vitamin D, organizers hope to reduce the incidence of some of these diseases in the long run. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) November 02, 2013 For the fifth year in a row,...

2013-11-01 23:20:30

The Joint Canadian Tanning Association (JCTA) is encouraging Canadians to join the vitamin D community in support of Vitamin D Day and awareness of the powerful health impacts of the sunshine vitamin. Kelowna, BC (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Vitamin D Day, Saturday, Nov. 2, is a day to recognize vitamin D deficiency as a world problem. Researchers agree that at least one third of the world is deficient in vitamin D, and some scientists even think a greater percent of people are deficient in...

2013-11-01 23:00:48

Kirkman® will participate in World Vitamin D Day by posting educational information all day Nov. 2. Portland, OR (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Kirkman® will be posting educational information about vitamin D all day on Nov. 2, in celebration of World Vitamin D Day. This one-day event gives participants a chance to learn about the worldwide vitamin D deficiency epidemic and receive the tools necessary to take action. Nearly a third of the world’s population suffers from vitamin D...

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