A recent study suggests maternal vitamin D status may be associated with metabolic changes in the offspring.
Tag Archives: metabolism
High dose vitamin D supplementation effective in controlling glucose metabolism in women with polycystic ovarian syndrome
A RCT found that 4,000 IU of vitamin D was more effective than 1,000 IU in controlling insulin concentrations in insulin resistant women with PCOS.
Researchers believe they’ve unearthed the mechanism that controls whether fat cells in the body burn or store their energy.
It’s often cited that the human body can make 10,000 to 25,000 IU of vitamin D, maybe more, in a single session of full body sun exposure. How do we know that?
The main function of mitochondia is the production of energy. Our cells use this energy for cell survival and function. How does vitamin D factor in?
Should I take vitamin D with food? Is it absorbed if I take it on an empty stomach? Dr. Cannell discusses some of the research that tackle these types of questions.
Genetic variations, called single nucleotide polymorphisms, are common in almost every protein involved with D, including the vitamin D receptor.
Professor Joan Lappe writes an up to date review article on vitamin D that serves as a good primer for anyone just awakened to the “vitamin D revolution.”