vitamin d

5 Health Benefits of Sun Exposure That Have Nothing to do With Vitamin D

The benefits of sun exposure go far beyond vitamin D production. Here are six ways the sun's rays can boost your health.

You’ll Never Guess Which Two Foods Might Save Your Bones

For years, the dairy industry has spent lots of money to promote milk as the premier food source of bone-building nutrients. And it’s worked. But is it a lie?

9 Reasons You Need More Vitamin D (Especially This Time of Year)

Why take extra vitamin D? Let us count the ways---especially around this time of year.

We Must Stop Ignoring the Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency

Public Health England now recommends that everyone consider taking vitamin D supplementation in autumn and winter. This updated recommendation was based on a detailed look at evidence collected over the last five years, which suggests that it is difficult for people to receive sufficient levels of vitamin D through diet alone, particularly during...

5 Dangerous Myths About Your Bones

When it comes to bone health, knowledge is power. Here are a few common bone health myths, busted, along with the bone boosting secrets you should swear by.

Vitamin D May Help Clear Deadly Amyloid Plaque from the Brain

Breaking research shows that vitamin D plays a vital role in warding off Alzheimer's disease.

The Hip Bone’s Connected to the… Brain?

As it turns out, many seemingly unrelated body systems are, in fact, deeply connected. Researchers have found bone health is even connected to brain health.

Higher Vitamin D May Mean Lower Cancer Risk

Given the dire statistics on cancer in this country, it’s no wonder that researchers across the world are searching for not only a cure, but, maybe more importantly, something that offers cancer prevention. And it seems they just may have found one in vitamin D.

Calcium Supplements: When They’re a Good Idea and When They’re Not

New research sheds light on the emerging theory that calcium supplements can increase a persons risk for heart disease.

This Is What Happens to Your Immune System When the Temperature Keeps Changing

Scientists have made discoveries that could explain the ways that seasonal changes impact health.