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  • Orange Aromatherapy for Anxiety
    Orange Aromatherapy for Anxiety
    The smell of sweet orange essential oil may have anxiety-reducing properties without the potentially addictive, sedating, and adverse effects of Valium-type benzodiazepine drugs.
  • Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?
    Is Vitamin D3 Better Than D2?
    Vitamin D3, sourced from sunlight exposure, animal, and plant sources may be preferable to vitamin D2 sourced from fungi.
  • Vitamin D Supplements May Be Necessary
    Vitamin D Supplements May Be Necessary
    To reach the circulating (25-hydroxy) vitamin D levels associated with the lowest overall mortality, one may need to take supplements, given data suggesting suboptimal production from sun even under...
  • Vitamin D and Mortality May Be a U-shaped Curve
    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.
  • Evolutionary Argument for Optimal Vitamin D Level
    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?
  • Melatonin & Breast Cancer
    Melatonin & Breast Cancer
    There are components of our diet that may increase cancer risk by mimicking the role of light pollution in melatonin suppression.
  • Vitamin D Pills vs. Tanning Beds
    Vitamin D Pills vs. Tanning Beds
    A reclassification of tanning beds as a category 1 carcinogen underscores the importance of vitamin D supplementation for those at risk for deficiency.