Prevent Winter From Freezing You Out of Vitamin D

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“An estimated 50 percent of Americans now have a vitamin D deficiency,” according to Michael F. Holick, MD, PhD, professor of molecular medicine, physiology and biophysics at Boston University School of Medicine. Continue reading “Prevent Winter From Freezing You Out of Vitamin D”

Is There Enough D in Your Diet?

SubscribeButton-webHLT_VitaminDSunnyVitamin D has moved to the “A” list of nutrients your body needs. Yet most of us still don’t get enough.

Concerns are growing about the health risks of living with insufficient or deficient vitamin D levels. Low vitamin D levels are associated with depression, high blood pressure, heart disease, weak bones, autoimmune diseases, frequent infections such as flu, insulin resistance and even breast, colon and prostate cancer. Continue reading “Is There Enough D in Your Diet?”

Time to Double Your D

SubscribeButton-webdouble your dIt’s that time of year when the air turns crisp and the leaves turn golden. But it also means the days are getting shorter with less sunlight — which can leave you lacking in the “sunshine” vitamin, vitamin D. Continue reading “Time to Double Your D”

Vitamin D: Much More Than A Bone Builder

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Research implicates vitamin D deficiency as a major factor in at least 17 types of cancer as well as heart disease, stroke, hypertension, autoimmune diseases, diabetes, depression, chronic pain, osteoarthritis, osteoporosis, muscle weakness, and more. Continue reading “Vitamin D: Much More Than A Bone Builder”