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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

2013-11-01 23:00:48

Kirkman® will participate in World Vitamin D Day by posting educational information all day Nov.

2013-10-18 11:55:41

Increased vitamin D levels may prevent a wide range of diseases, according to recent studies.

One Third Of The World's Population Has Insufficient Vitamin D Levels
2013-09-05 07:46:48

More than one-third of people worldwide have insufficient levels of vitamin D, which has been linked to a decreased risk of osteoporosis, cancer and cardiovascular disease, researchers report in a new study.

2013-08-13 11:39:49

Studying the expression of genes that are dependent on vitamin D makes it possible to identify individuals who will benefit from vitamin D supplementation.

2013-07-24 23:29:30

The study, published this July in the Annals of Epidemiology, revealed that people with a greater Body Mass Index are more likely to have a Vitamin D deficiency.

2013-07-12 23:31:24

Always Apply Sunscreen before Going Outdoors in Daytime, Announces Water and Health Advocate Sharon Kleyne. Grants Pass, OR (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 In

Sunshine Vitamin Can Help Keep Your Bones Healthy
2013-07-11 05:08:18

Parents who yell at their kids to "go out and play" this summer may want to follow their own advice. A new study from U.S. Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory has found that bone aging can be accelerated from a lack of vitamin D.

Link Between Heart Disease And Low Vitamin D Blood Levels Varies By Race
2013-07-10 16:57:53

Low vitamin D blood levels are linked to greater risk of heart disease in whites and Chinese, but not in blacks and Hispanics, according to a study appearing this week in JAMA, a journal published by the American Medical Association.

2013-07-10 10:12:15

In a multiethnic group of adults, low serum 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentration was associated with increased risk of coronary heart disease events among white or Chinese participants but not among black or Hispanic participants, results that suggest that the risks and benefits of vitamin D supplementation should be evaluated carefully across race and ethnicity.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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