Most myths are harmless, but these could be putting the health of your bones at serious risk.
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...
The benefits of sun exposure go far beyond vitamin D production. Here are six ways the sun's rays can boost your health.
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?
Why take extra vitamin D? Let us count the ways---especially around this time of year.
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...
Breaking research shows that vitamin D plays a vital role in warding off Alzheimer's disease.
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.
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.
New research sheds light on the emerging theory that calcium supplements can increase a persons risk for heart disease.