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Posts Tagged ‘Vitamin D’

Many a gardener has aimed his or her trowel at this humble weed, eager to free an otherwise pristine lawn of its unsightly green leaves and telltale yellow flowers. But there may be more to this pesky plant than meets the eye. Could those leaves be a nutritious addition to your salad? Will teas and tonics made from its roots help boost immunity, support your liver, or even protect against cancer? Might the plant – whose Latin name translates to “Official Remedy of Disorders” – even promote psychic powers? Here’s everything you need to decide whether to cultivate this weed, […]

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There’s a secret hiding on the shelves of your local health-food store – a humble bottle filled with pills masquerading as a simple vitamin. But those tablets contain something way more powerful than your everyday nutrient. In fact, the “vitamin” I’m about to tell you about has the amazing ability to act like a hormone once it enters your body. And its effects – stronger bones, fewer fractures, and even the potential for a lower risk of conditions as diverse as back pain and autoimmune disease – make this supplement anything but ordinary. This super supplement is vitamin D. Yet […]

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Vitamin D: Setting the Record Straight

On Wednesday, November 30, 2010, the Institute of Medicine’s Food and Nutrition Board issued a report saying, in essence, that taking more than 800 IU of supplemental vitamin D was unnecessary and could even be harmful (more on this in a minute). Should you ignore this report?  Simply put, yes.  It lacks any basis in the latest scientific research, ignores the “real world” findings of medical practitioners who routinely prescribe higher doses of vitamin D and see dramatic results in their patients, and it fails the common sense “sniff” test.  Let me explain. Incoming search terms:ppnig ceny akcji (185)naturalhealthsherpa com/body-fat-calculator […]

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New research at the Brigham and Women’s Hospital’s Kidney Clinical Research Institute in Boston suggests that vitamin D supplementation may modestly lower blood pressure among black adults. Studies show that blacks have higher rates of hypertension (high blood pressure) than whites in the U.S. They also have lower circulating levels of vitamin D or 25(OH)D. John P. Forman, MD, MSc, and colleagues conducted a clinical trial involving an 250 black participants who were randomly assigned to receive either placebo or one of three doses of vitamin D3 (or cholecalciferol at 1,000, 2,000 or 4,000 IU daily). Treatment was started in […]

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Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Type 1 Diabetes

Previous studies have shown that people with type 1 diabetes mellitus have low levels of 25-hydroxy vitamin D (25OHD), a serum as a marker of vitamin D status.  However, most of these studies were conducted among people whose sunlight exposure may be limited since they were living in high latitudes in northern Europe. A new study shows that vitamin D levels among children with type 1 diabetes mellitus are low, even in a subtropical region, where sunlight exposure is much greater, particularly in Australia. Vitamin D is synthesized in the skin which has been exposed to ultraviolet B radiation from […]

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