Dr. Cannell revisits a study led by Dr. Heaney which aimed to determine how much vitamin D is derived from food and sunlight.
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The Kakapo, a large nocturnal, forest dwelling and flightless parrot native to New Zealand, is under severe threat of extinction.
Scientists discovered that the bird, kakapo, eats rimu berries for their high vitamin D content, helping the kakapo reproduce.
New research published in the International Journal of Circumpolar Health suggests that through a combination of summer sun exposure and food sources, Arctic populations may be able to get good amounts of vitamin D.
New trial finds a diet high in fish does not improve vitamin D status in those with metabolic syndrome
New research published in the European Journal of Nutrition has found that a Nordic diet high in fish consumption does not improve vitamin D levels.
If only vitamin K1 comes from dietary sources, how does the body get necessary vitamin K2?
A new study shows lactose intolerance has no significant effect on stature or vitamin D status among children.
There is a great need to start looking at magnesium deficiency as a serious and common health problem. However, there are some barriers in testing if people are getting enough.
Recently two Swiss researchers published a review of all the studies of the vitamin D content of various protein food groups.
Can vitamin D be washed off the skin? Is there a difference between vitamin D derived from sun exposure and from food/supplements? New review takes a look.