Vitamin D

10 Ways To Boost Your Vitamin D Levels

Vitamin D

  By Daniel Coughlin  in SAGA Magazine.   Unless you’re escaping to sunnier climes for the winter, chances are your vitamin D levels will need topping up. here are 10 ways to boost reserves. Our bodies convert sunlight to vitamin D but from October to March, the sun in the UK doesn’t contain enough UVB radiation […]

Symptoms Of Vitamin D Deficiency That Most People Ignore

Vitamin D

  From Healthy Way.   What does vitamin D deficiency look like? In its most extreme form, prolonged and severe vitamin D deficiency during childhood, known as rickets, can delay growth and lead to visible skeletal deformities. Today, rickets is relatively rare, but that doesn’t mean that vitamin D deficiency is—more than 40 percent of […]

Vitamin D Guidelines Need To Be Updated – Here’s Why


  By Susan Lanham-new in The Conversation.   Most people know that it’s important to get enough vitamin D. Among other things, it’s vital for bone and muscle health. What people may not know is that there are two types of vitamin D: vitamin D2 (found in plant-based foods) and vitamin D3 (found in meat […]

Migraines Linked To Vitamin D Deficiency In New Study


    By Natasha Hinde in The Huffington Post.   If you’re prone to migraines, you might be deficient in vitamin D, a new study has suggested. A high percentage of children and young adults who suffer migraines have mild deficiencies in vitamin D, riboflavin (vitamin B2) and coenzyme Q10 – an antioxidant needed for […]

The Sun Goes Down On Vitamin D: Why I Changed My Mind About This Celebrated Supplement


    By Tim Spector in The Conversation. Everyone loves D, the sunshine vitamin. Doctors, patients and the media have been enamoured with vitamin D supplements for decades. As well as their clear benefit in curing severe vitamin D deficiencies, endless headlines hail their magical ability to reduce a vast range of conditions from dementia […]

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