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  • Why Health Experts Recommend Taking Vitamin D and K Together

    Vitamin D is a fat soluble vitamin and along with being known as the “Sunshine Vitamin” is most abundantly found in fatty fish and fish oil. Vitamin D is important for the body as it promotes calcium...

    • Posted March 9, 2017
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  • Shining A Light on Fake Science and Vitamin D…

    More confusing fake science news about Vitamin D. This time from the BBC in this article: ‘Vitamin D Supplements ‘Advised for Everyone.’ To be clear: On dark winter days we get zero Vitamin D3 and studies show...

    • Posted February 17, 2017
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  • Why Vitamin D Can Help You To Avoid Diabetes

    Vitamin D can play an essential role in avoiding diabetes and achieving optimal health, according to research. This essential nutrient is believed to provide protection against insulin resistance and this is because rather than being a vitamin...

    • Posted November 10, 2016
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  • Pregnant Women At High Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency |
    Pregnant Women At ‘Higher Risk’ of Vitamin D Deficiency

    Pregnant women are at high risk of Vitamin D deficiency especially in Europe where Vitamin D has been reported as being deficient, particularly in ethnic minority women throughout the Netherlands, Sweden, the UK and Norway.

    • Posted August 24, 2016
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  • Migraines May Be Caused By a Vitamin D Deficiency

    Genetic and environmental factors have previously been determined as being responsible for migraines. But now a new study has pointed towards Vitamin D deficiency being a potential reason. The study by Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Centre found...

    • Posted June 16, 2016
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  • Vitamin D Could Heal A Damaged Heart, Says Study
    Vitamin D Could Heal A Damaged Heart, Says Study

    Vitamin D supplements could heal damaged hearts, according to a recent study. The trial involving 163 heart failure patients found that supplements containing Vitamin D improved the heart’s ability to pump blood around the body. The results...

    • Posted April 5, 2016
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  • Vitamin D3 Deficiency Linked with Increased Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia

    Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia are some of the biggest health risks for people in the modern world. 44 million cases are diagnosed worldwide and this is expected to triple by 2050. A billion people are also estimated...

    • Posted February 17, 2016
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  • Vitamin D Could Help To Prevent Shortsightedness in Children
    Vitamin D Could Help to Prevent Shortsightedness in Children

    Many children and young people are affected by myopia or shortsightedness. The condition has more than doubled in the West over the past 50 years. Researchers from Ulster University have discovered that environmental factors may be involved...

    • Posted January 21, 2016
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  • Are You Getting Enough? Why You Should Take More Vitamin D3…

    Researchers have analysed studies into Vitamin D and found that this essential vitamin can help to reduce heart disease, while lowering any signs of exertion. Vitamin D is actually a hormone that’s critical for numerous bodily functions...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • What’s the sunscreen skin cancer connection?

    A common ingredient in sunscreens, the vitamin A derivative retinyl palmitate, may actually increase skin cancer growth. An American Food and Drug Administration study applied retinyl palmitate cream to lab animals and then exposed them (and control group...

    • Posted October 25, 2014
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