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2014-03-05 23:27:28

Host Forbes Riley looks at the widespread Vitamin D deficiency and shares tips about how to add more of it to daily diets. St. Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) March 05, 2014 The producers of Forbes Living are pleased to announce a series dedicated to Vitamin D deficiency. According to studies, the vast majority of the U.S. population is deficient in Vitamin D – the "sunshine vitamin" whose deficits can cause many harmful health conditions. Vitamin D helps to maintain normal blood...

2014-02-25 23:30:58

A deficiency of Vitamin D has been implicated with osteoporosis and bone fractures. Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP discusses recent findings that Vitamin D deficiency also increases the risk of acquiring diabetes. Sturgeon Bay, WI (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 Vitamin D is actually a hormone that is produced when the skin is exposed to sunlight. Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin Chiropractor and Naturopath Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP notes that many people in the northern climates are deficient...

Vitamin D Supplements Are Not Needed By Healthy People
2014-01-25 05:48:20

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Healthy people taking vitamin D supplements are unlikely to see any significant impact when it comes to preventing broken bones or cardiovascular conditions, claims new research appearing in the latest edition of The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology. According to the AFP news agency, the study authors reviewed more than 40 previous trials in order to determine whether or not use of these vitamin supplements achieved a benchmark...

2014-01-22 04:21:27

MONTREAL, January 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Lallemand is pleased to announce that the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has issued a positive opinion on the use of Vitamin D2 rich baker's yeast (Saccharomyces Cerevisiae) in yeast-leavened bread, rolls, fine bakery wares and food supplements. Bread and other yeast-leavened bakery products can now become new daily sources of vitamin D when baked with Lallemand's baker's yeast, the world's first baker's yeast rich in vitamin...

The sun in the mountains allows the body to produce vitamin D in winter
2014-01-18 06:06:12

University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna It’s not just your mood that the dark months of winter can influence. Low levels of sunlight also mean lower levels of vitamin D in the body. Vitamin D deficiency can trigger a range of diseases but until recently little was known about the exact biological mechanisms behind this. A research team at the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna has now decrypted one of these unknown molecular mechanisms. Vitamin D regulates the elasticity of...

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...


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