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Information on the latest vitamin D news and research.

Find out more information on deficiency, supplementation, sun exposure, and how vitamin D relates to your health.

Vitamin D: an antioxidant?

Earlier this month, Dr. H. Dorota Halicka and colleagues from New York Medical College reported on a series of experiments showing activated vitamin D is both a natural antioxidant and helps repair damaged DNA. Humans live by burning (oxidizing) food and the byproducts of that oxidation damage your DNA. That’s why so many people take antioxidants like vitamins C and E.

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  About: John Cannell, MD

Dr. John Cannell is founder of the Vitamin D Council. He has written many peer-reviewed papers on vitamin D and speaks frequently across the United States on the subject. Dr. Cannell holds an M.D. and has served the medical field as a general practitioner, emergency physician, and psychiatrist.