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2013-02-12 11:55:09

Study finds African-American, Caucasian women absorb, metabolize vitamin D at same rate African-American women battling vitamin D deficiencies need the same dose as Caucasian women to treat the condition, according to a recent study accepted for publication in The Endocrine Society's Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism (JCEM). Although women with darker skin tones tend to have lower levels of the biomarker used to measure Vitamin D levels, called 25-hydroxyvitamin D or...

Vitamin D Supplement Labels Grossly Inaccurate About What's Inside
2013-02-12 11:15:17

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online With recent findings stating obese individuals may have a deficiency in vitamin D levels, more people may be inclined to take a daily supplement to ensure they are getting the proper amount in their system. However, a new study has found many people may not even be getting the recommended amount of that sunshine vitamin when they do take a daily tablet. Researchers from Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research (KPCHR) in...

Vitamin D Deficiency More Likely To Occur In Obese Individuals
2013-02-06 14:18:39

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Vitamin D is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, helping to build strong bones and stave off rickets. A new study has shown that there may be a deficiency of this vitamin in people who are obese. According to this research, published in the journal PLoS Medicine, obese individuals are more likely to have such a deficiency, potentially weakening their bones and placing further stress on their skeletal systems. The...

2013-02-05 13:47:43

Having adequate levels of vitamin D during young adulthood may reduce the risk of adult-onset type 1 diabetes by as much as 50%, according to researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The findings, if confirmed in future studies, could lead to a role for vitamin D supplementation in preventing this serious autoimmune disease in adults. The study was published online February 3, 2013 and will appear in the March 1 print edition of the American Journal of Epidemiology. "It is...

2013-01-15 10:49:15

Taking a vitamin D supplement and drinking cow´s milk are the two most important factors that determine how much vitamin D is in a child´s body, new research has found. Those factors play a bigger role than even skin color and exposure to the sun, according to Dr. Jonathon Maguire, a researcher and pediatrician at St. Michael´s Hospital. “Early childhood is a critical stage in human development, so achieving and maintaining optimal vitamin D levels in early...

2013-01-13 17:00:45

Research in gaining and maintaining better health starts here. A natural approach to avoiding vitamin D deficiency and what are some of the known risks. New Philadelphia, Oh (PRWEB) January 13, 2013 ZijaExtreme.com, a website dedicated to natural health research and the use of natural supplements, has dug up some of the latest research on a more natural approach to the importance of Vitamin D, and also being aware of the symptoms associated with a deficiency. ZijaExtreme.com, a site devoted...

2013-01-10 05:03:38

This January, Request A Test is offering 10% off of all General Wellness testing including the Vitamin D 25-Hydroxy test. Vitamin D is essential for good health and testing Vitamin D levels is especially important during winter months when many people do not get enough sunlight to stimulate the body's production of this important vitamin. Cleveland, OH (PRWEB) January 09, 2013 Nasty winter weather is known for taking its toll on our health. But one health issue that people may overlook...

2013-01-08 10:10:33

Vitamin D levels in umbilical cord blood found to be lower if mother is obese Women who are obese at the start of their pregnancy may be passing on insufficient levels of vitamin D to their babies, according to a new Northwestern Medicine® study. The study found that babies born to lean mothers had a third higher amount of vitamin D compared to babies born to obese moms. Vitamin D is fat-soluble, and previous studies have found that people who are obese tend to have lower levels...

2013-01-07 05:01:00

New research shows a correlation between vitamin D deficiency and negative vascular consequences. Dr. Derrick DeSilva explains the implications. Edison, NJ (PRWEB) January 06, 2013 A clinical study involving 206 patients admitted for acute coronary syndromes (ACS) found that there may be a correlation between severe vitamin D deficiency and mortality and that Vitamin D levels may be an independent predictor of in-hospital mortality rates. In a blog post published yesterday on...

2012-12-21 05:01:04

A 100% vegan solution for the one billion+ people who are Vitamin D deficient (a figure that grows in winter). Skin Authority announces a new, natural Vitamin D solution which addresses deficiency inside and out. This "nutrition sandwich" is one-of-a-kind and safe for everyone. Carlsbad, California (PRWEB) December 20, 2012 Got Vitamin D? Not likely. One billion people worldwide (a figure that grows in winter) are estimated to be Vitamin D deficient. Skin Authority announces a new, natural...