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December 28, 2011
Advanced glycation end products (AGEs) in our diet are thought to accelerate the aging process.
December 13, 2011
How the Institute of Medicine Arrived at Their Vitamin D Recommendation
The latest revision of the official vitamin D recommendations were based on the body's reaction to protect bone health, but what about the other three dozen affected organs?
December 8, 2011
Vitamin D and Mortality May Be a U-shaped Curve
Vitamin D deficiency may shorten one's lifespan, but getting too much vitamin D may also adversely affect longevity.
December 7, 2011
Is Vitamin D the New Vitamin E?
The Institute of Medicine's conservative position on vitamin D is understandable given the history of hyped vitamin supplements (vitamin A, beta carotene, folic acid, vitamin C, vitamin E) that..
December 6, 2011
Evolutionary Argument for Optimal Vitamin D Level
Should the vitamin D levels found in lifeguards be considered the norm for our species given the fact that we evolved running around naked all day in equatorial Africa?
December 5, 2011
Vitamin D Recommendations Changed
The Institute of Medicine tripled their official vitamin D recommendation based on target blood levels that indicate a large percentage of the U.S. population is deficient.
August 28, 2011
Calcium Absorption: Soy Milk Versus Cow Milk
Soymilk (soya milk) should be shaken before pouring to get at the calcium that settles to the bottom.
December 8, 2010
Is Protein Bad to the Bone?
The best available science on protein intake and osteoporosis risk.
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