Archive for the ‘Vitamin D’ Category

 

Dr. Mercola, Experts Shocked by New Vitamin D Dosage Recommendations

Posted on December 17th, 2010 by admin  |  12 Comments »

The good news: the Food and Nutrition Board (FNB) of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) has finally realized that people need more vitamin D, the “sunshine nutrient” with powerful health-promoting properties. The bad news: IOM’s recommended vitamin D dosage is far from enough to make a significant impact on your health, according to Dr. Joseph […]

 
 

4 Steps to Help Prevent Type 1 Diabetes

Posted on June 16th, 2010 by admin  |  3 Comments »

Type 1 diabetes is an autoimmune disease in which your immune system destroys insulin-producing cells in your pancreas. Early diagnosis is crucial for this type of diabetes as it has a tendency to progress quickly and can result in serious long-term complications like blindness, heart disease, kidney failure, and stroke. Type 1 diabetes patients do […]

 
 

Are Foods Fortified with Vitamin D Worth It?

Posted on February 26th, 2010 by admin  |  2 Comments »

Vitamin D is one of the most neglected and misunderstood nutrients. For many years, people thought that vitamin D was just good for promoting bone health. Now, numerous studies have revealed that vitamin D provides many important health benefits, including helping reduce the risk of serious and life threatening conditions like cancer, diabetes, high blood […]

 
 

A Ray of Sunshine vs. The Big C: Vitamin D as Potential Breast Cancer Fighter

Posted on December 4th, 2009 by admin  |  No Comments »

Trying to protect yourself from breast cancer? Get a little sunshine. Studies show that Vitamin D – a health gem that you can directly obtain from healthy amounts of sunshine – can help you ward off breast cancer, a disease afflicting about 200,000 women annually and causing around 40,000 deaths each year. Top natural health […]

 
 

Spray on Sunshine with Dr. Mercola’s Vitamin D Supplement

Posted on May 18th, 2009 by admin  |  4 Comments »

Vitamin D is one of the most important nutrients your body needs in order to stay healthy and avoid disease. From merely regulating calcium to help keep your bones and teeth strong, numerous studies are showing the many benefits of vitamin D, particularly its role in enhancing your immune system and helping prevent many diseases […]