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Vitamin D

Are your children overweight or obese? They may be vitamin D deficient L


Extra weight on your child might mean even greater risk for health complications than originally thought. According to a recent study appearing in the journal Pediatrics, it may also mean your child is deficient in one of the most important "vitamins" to overall human health and vital functioning -- vitamin D, a necessary contributor to healthy skeletal development in children, among other things.

Vitamin D supplements influence genes in healthy individuals, could stop cancer, heart disease


Mounting research shows that huge numbers of people are deficient in vitamin D - and that a deficiency of that vitamin could be linked to all sorts of health problems, many of them serious. But could taking vitamin D supplements benefit people who appear to be healthy? The answer is a resounding "yes."

Vitamin D, omega-3 may help clear amyloid plaques found in Alzheimer's


A team of academic researchers has pinpointed how vitamin D3 and omega-3 fatty acids may enhance the immune system's ability to clear the brain of amyloid plaques, one of the hallmarks of Alzheimer's disease.

Vitamins A, D and K2 build healthy bodies but are missing in modern diets


The fat soluble vitamins A, D and K2 are essential for building strong healthy bodies. These vitamins work together and also help to absorb other essential minerals such as zinc and magnesium which are required for optimal functioning. Fat soluble vitamins support bones, teeth and a healthy immune system. Traditional cultures intrinsically understood this fact. They honored time tested wisdom of nutrition and passed on their knowledge to future generations to ensure they maintained perfect health. Unfortunately, modern processed foods lack these vitamins.

Want to reduce your Type II diabetes risk? Get some sunshine and up your vitamin D intake


It's amazing how many different meta-analysis papers and epidemiological studies keep popping up associating vitamin D3 with lower disease occurrences for heart disease, breast cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and Type II or onset adult diabetes.

Does vitamin D help with knee pain and cartilage loss in osteoarthritis?


Osteoarthritis (OA), also known as degenerative joint disease, is a mechanical abnormality involving degradation of joints, including cartilage and bone. The joints just wear out from a lifetime of use. Common symptoms include joint pain, tenderness and stiffness.