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Researchers from the UC Davis Health System have found that compared with healthy controls, blood levels of vitamin D are significantly reduced in patients in the Sacramento area with metabolic syndrome, a constellation of disease risk factors that affects about one in three U.S. adults and predisposes them to diabetes, heart disease and stroke.
Most people get enough vitamin D from the sun, and there's no evidence that taking supplements of the so-called sunshine vitamin will fight off cancer, prevent diabetes, or strengthen a person's immune system.
MADISON, N.J., Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On the heels of the Institute of Medicine increasing the daily recommended intake of vitamin D to maintain bone health, Americans may be left wondering how to meet the new guidelines.
WASHINGTON, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The majority of Americans and Canadians are getting enough vitamin D and calcium to meet their needs, says a new report from the Institute of Medicine.
Vitamin D deficiency is associated with fatal stroke among whites, but according to this study, it is not linked to more stroke deaths among blacks.
While vitamin D deficiency is associated with fatal stroke among whites, it is not linked to more stroke deaths among blacks.
Low levels of vitamin D, the essential nutrient obtained from milk, fortified cereals and exposure to sunlight, doubles the risk of stroke in whites, but not in blacks.
New Vitamin K iPhone & iPod Touch App Provides Great Help for Coumadin/Warfarin Users - Available in iTunes App Store Revere-based independent developer James Hollender has released his Vitamin K app for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad.
BUENA PARK, Calif., Oct. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Surgeon General's Office, an estimated 10 million Americans over 50 have bone health issues, while another 34 million are at risk.
Giving vitamin D supplements to healthy children with normal vitamin D levels does not improve bone density at the hip, lumbar spine, forearm or in the body as a whole.
Leaf vegetables are leaves from various plants that are edible with some leaves having tender shoots, such as beet greens, attached. Leaf vegetables are very high in nutrition and may be used in various culinary dishes. While there are over a thousand species of leaf vegetables, they generally come from plants that are short-lived such as lettuce and spinach. Leaf vegetables are high in vitamin K which is caused from the photosynthesis that takes place during the growing phase. Anyone on...