vitamin d deficiency

Vitamin D May Help Reverse Heart Damage (Yes, Reverse!)

New research has found that upping your vitamin D3 intake may help heal, or even prevent, cardiovascular damage.

Vitamin D: Literally Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know

Everything you need to know about vitamin D.

Low Levels of Vitamin D May Increase Your Risk for Dementia

People with low levels of vitamin D are at a greater risk of developing Alzheimer's disease and dementia later in life.

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Vision Troubles

Vitamin D deficiency may lead to visual impairment. It's also shown to be a major factor in the pathology of 17+ types of cancer. Don't be D-ficient!

10 Nutrition Facts That Everyone Can Agree on

10 nutrition facts that even nutrition extremists can't argue against.

Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson’s: The Vitamin D Connection That Can’t be Ignored

Vitamin D may help those suffering from two kinds of central nervous system disorders: Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson’s.

Resetting Fat Loss Hormones

by Rebecca Berzow, N.D. It’s January. That time of year when many people turn their attention to eating better and losing weight. One likely reason for this annual reassessment is the fact that modern lifestyles have caused many patients to forget the fundamentals of healthy living—eat moderately, exercise regularly, get enough sleep and stay...

Vitamin C Associated with Reduced Risk of Stomach Cancer

The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition reported in September 2013 that higher plasma vitamin C levels correlate with a reduced risk of gastric cancer. It is estimated that 21,600 new cases of stomach cancer and 10,990 deaths from the disease will occur in the United States in 2013. The investigators evaluated data from subjects...

Diet Related to Cognitive Function in Elderly

Researchers reported in a study published in September 2013 that adherence to the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) or Mediterranean diet is associated with higher cognitive function in the elderly. Approximately five to 20 percent of older individuals have mild cognitive impairment and 10 to 15 percent of these individuals progress to dementia...

Low Vitamin D Levels Considered a Major Cause of Hypertension

New research has found that low levels of Vitamin D can be a major cause of hypertension.