Though the diet is limited in vitamin D, prominant food companies are taking a step in the right direction to ensure vitamin D sufficiency.
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Does an online vitamin D intervention program offer an effective method of raising awareness among young adults?
A recent RCT evaluated the efficacy of a web-based vitamin D intervention program targeting young Canadian adults.
Dr. Cannell revisits a study led by Dr. Heaney which aimed to determine how much vitamin D is derived from food and sunlight.
Research suggests that the agricultural revolution is responsible for the evolution of skin pigmentation
The analysis of DNA changes from Ancient Europe led to a new hypothesis regarding the evolution of skin pigmentation.
Study finds higher vitamin D intake and outdoor activity are associated with a decreased risk for Parkinson’s disease.
Organizations and institutions each recommend widely varied daily intake of vitamin D. How did the Vitamin D Council settle on 5,000 IU/day?
What kind of socio-economic factors play into how much vitamin D you might be getting? Recently, researchers from Texas Woman’s University wanted to find out.
Recently two Swiss researchers published a review of all the studies of the vitamin D content of various protein food groups.
The researchers found nine studies on vitamin D and pancreatic cancer. When pooled together, there was no link between vitamin D and pancreatic cancer.
In Finland, rates of type 1 diabetes have finally leveled off. Can we credit this curtail to the country’s vitamin D food fortification policies implemented in 2003?