Vitamin D research roundup

Over the years we’ve written a lot about the sunshine vitamin, and more and more studies are coming out about its benefits (including this recent one about how increased vitamin D levels can help lower the risk of death from H1N1).

Here are a few good reads that might help persuade you to keep up your vitamin D regimen, especially during these short winter days.

Pharmaca’s position on the vitamin D debate
Pharmaca experts weigh in on the recent recommended increase in vitamin D levels.

Less vitamin D, more colds
Are you getting enough vitamin D? The answer may lie in how often you catch a cold.

Battling vitamin D deficiency in children
An August 2009 study published in the journal Pediatrics reported that the majority of American children between the ages of 1 and 21 have insufficient blood levels of vitamin D.

3 Comment

  1. naomi plate says:

    This was helpful in that it was specific for amounts and benefits. Thanks

  2. […] we can add another health benefit of vitamin D to the list: it can reduce the risk of skin cancer in women by as much as 50 percent! Dr. Jean […]

  3. Kaya says:

    Folks may also be interested to read the article by Dr. John Douillard http://www.lifespa.com/newsletter.aspx?newsletter_id=25

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