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Here Comes the Sun…and Vitamin D

Here Comes the Sun…and Vitamin D

It’s spring in all its magnificent splendor, which means it’s time to get outside to soak up all that vitamin D that you missed during the winter months. One of the downsides of my return to life as a hockey player instead of as a cyclist is that by being a rink rat, I don’t get enough vitamin D the […]

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Vitamin D Supplements Are Harmful—Sunshine and Food Determine Health

Vitamin D Supplements Are Harmful—Sunshine and Food Determine Health

By John McDougall, MD Worries over vitamin D, once known as “the sunshine vitamin,” have turned hundreds of millions of people into patients with worse, not better, health. The latest, and likely the final, analyses of the studies performed on treating people with vitamin D supplements has shown that this multiple billion-dollar business does not work. The authors, after thoroughly […]

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Is it best to get Vitamin D from Mushrooms, Sun, or Supplements?

Is it best to get Vitamin D from Mushrooms, Sun, or Supplements?

Vitamin D3, sourced from sunlight exposure, animal, and plant sources may be preferable to vitamin D2 sourced from fungi. Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/2013/08/01/vitamin-d-from-mushrooms-sun-or-supplements/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org

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Does Sun Exposure Really Cause Skin Cancer?

Does Sun Exposure Really Cause Skin Cancer?

A great video that explains the fallacy behind the commonly held myth. Learn the truth about melanoma, sunscreen, and more.

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Dr. John McDougall on Vitamin D

Read full article: http://www.drmcdougall.com/video/mcdougalls_moments_sunshine_vitamin_d.html More information: http://www.drmcdougall.com/

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Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?

Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?

Vitamin D3, sourced from sunlight exposure may be preferable to vitamin D2 sourced from fungi (mushrooms). Read full article: http://nutritionfacts.org/video/is-vitamin-d3-better-than-d2/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org Subscribe to Dr. Greger’s daily video

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Healthy Women Advised Not to Take Calcium and Vitamin D to Prevent Fractures

Healthy Women Advised Not to Take Calcium and Vitamin D to Prevent Fractures

The United States Preventive Services Task Force, an influential group that recently recommended against routine P.S.A. tests to detect prostate cancer, issued a draft statement on Tuesday recommending that healthy postmenopausal women should not take low doses of calcium or vitamin D supplements to prevent fractures. The group, an independent panel of experts in prevention and primary care appointed by […]

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When It Comes to Heart Health, How Much Is Too Much Vitamin D?

When It Comes to Heart Health, How Much Is Too Much Vitamin D?

New research by Johns Hopkins scientists suggests that vitamin D, long known to be important for bone health and in recent years also for heart protection, may stop conferring cardiovascular benefits and could actually cause harm as levels in the blood rise above the low end of what is considered normal. Study leader Muhammad Amer, M.D., an assistant professor in […]

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