vitamin d

Pop Quiz: Can You Tell Fact From Fiction When It Comes to Common Myths About Bone Health?

Most myths are harmless, but these could be putting the health of your bones at serious risk.

8 Immune Boosting Tricks You May Not Know About

7 ways to prevent viruses from inhabiting your body and to keep your immune system healthy and strong this winter.

Women With Low Levels of Vitamin D May Be at Higher-Risk for Breast Cancer

According to a new study out of Brazil, women with low levels of Vitamin D after menopause may have a higher risk of getting breast cancer. The medical research team at the Sao Paulo State University in Brazil analyzed data from more than 600 Brazilian women between 45-75 years old. Participants were divided into...

5 Health Benefits of Sun Exposure That Have Nothing to do With Vitamin D

The benefits of sun exposure go far beyond vitamin D production. Here are six ways the sun's rays can boost your health.

You’ll Never Guess Which Two Foods Might Save Your Bones

For years, the dairy industry has spent lots of money to promote milk as the premier food source of bone-building nutrients. And it’s worked. But is it a lie?

9 Reasons You Need More Vitamin D (Especially This Time of Year)

Why take extra vitamin D? Let us count the ways---especially around this time of year.

We Must Stop Ignoring the Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency

Public Health England now recommends that everyone consider taking vitamin D supplementation in autumn and winter. This updated recommendation was based on a detailed look at evidence collected over the last five years, which suggests that it is difficult for people to receive sufficient levels of vitamin D through diet alone, particularly during...

Vitamin D May Help Clear Deadly Amyloid Plaque from the Brain

Breaking research shows that vitamin D plays a vital role in warding off Alzheimer's disease.

The Hip Bone’s Connected to the… Brain?

As it turns out, many seemingly unrelated body systems are, in fact, deeply connected. Researchers have found bone health is even connected to brain health.

Higher Vitamin D May Mean Lower Cancer Risk

Given the dire statistics on cancer in this country, it’s no wonder that researchers across the world are searching for not only a cure, but, maybe more importantly, something that offers cancer prevention. And it seems they just may have found one in vitamin D.