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Vitamin D

50-70% of Americans are estimated to be low on Vitamin D, or Vitamin D insufficient. That means they have enough Vitamin D to get by (no rickets) but aren’t anywhere near optimum health. Past studies looking at long term effect of Vitamin D insufficiency had written it off as inconsequential… but those studies only looked […]

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It may be June, but plenty of people are still sporting pale winter skin—which is fine, as long as you’re getting Vitamin D elsewhere. You need more than you think—or is recommended. What they say you should be getting in terms of Vitamin D is just the minimum, most people need more to function better. […]

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Having extra belly fat means there’s a good chance you’re short on Vitamin D, according to new research. It’s unclear whether lack of Vitamin D makes belly fat grow, or whether belly fat somehow causes low Vitamin D levels. Either way, Vitamin D is important for health in several ways, supporting bones, the immune system, […]

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It should be simple–more sunshine means more opportunities to make Vitamin D. But life has a way of complicating everything, and despite the mostly spring weather, you might find yourself still a little Vitamin D deficient.

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All nutrients have an important role to play in the body, but Vitamin D seems to be absolutely critical to our health. Both overall mental and physical well-being seem strongly tied to getting enough Vitamin D, and new research adds a strong correlation to overall all cancer risk. Make sure you start each day with […]

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